MOON-ACE GT
 
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A VW based sports car with styling comparable to a Ferrari F50 and basic ideas from a Ford GT 40 and Lamborghini Muira. This exotica look-alike with vital ingredients of a super-car look like it is doing 300km/hr just standing by the kerb.

 
Design
It's design was inspired by the NOVA kit car of the early seventies. Now many improvements have been incorporated to give it a modern look.
 
a) New Front and Rear Bumpers
  The front bumper has a splitter/skirting design for improved aerodynamic downforce and reduce front-end lift. The rear bumper has a diffuser design which follows current race car aerodynamics for increased downforce at the rear of the car.
 
Front Bumper
Rear Bumper
 
b) Wheelarch
  The wheelarches are moulded tightly around the wheels thus reducing drag and gives it a wider stance for greater stability.
 
Wheel Arch
 
c) Front Bonnet and Light Box
  The front bonnet now features twin vents for improved cooling for fitting water-cooled engine and specially designed quad (4) light box.
 
Front Bonnet
 
d) Side Skirting
  The side skirting have been re-designed to perfectly blend with the front and rear bumpers.
 
Side Skirting
 
e) Rear Spoiler
  The rear spoiler is the signature design of this car which blends perfectly with the sporty lines of the car. It further enhance the overall aerodynamic downforce acting on the car.
 
Rear Spoiler
 
Length 4420 mm
Width 1753 mm
Height 1067 mm
Wheel Base 2420 mm
Track Base - Front 1430 mm
                    - Rear 1402 mm
Engine Configuration 4 cylinders
Rear-engine
 
Chassis and Suspension
Construction Semi-monocogue fibreglass body bolted to VW steel floor-pan
Suspension - Front Torsion Bar with anti-roll bar
                    - Rear Semi-trailing arms with torsion bar

 


IN COMPONENT FORM :- BASIC KIT
List of parts included
Main Body Section
Roof Inner & Outer
Front Bonnet
Front Bumper
Rear Bumper
Drivers Side Skirting
Passenger Side Skirting
Engine Cover
Dashboard Assembly
Instrument Pod
Side Pockets (LH & RH sides)
Head Light Boxes (LH & RH sides)
Rear Window Tunnel Insert
Hardware
Assembly Instruction Manual
Windsreen (fully fitted including SURROUND MOULDING)
 
Total price of BASIC Kit US$6500.00
 
The above parts come in white gelcoat.
When ordering a RED, YELLOW or black car PLEASE ADD US$200.00.
We reserve the right to alter the above specifications as it may be necessary due to rising costs.
 
 


     
 
 
 
1) WHAT TOOLS ARE REQUIRED?
  Relax, It won't cost you an arm or a leg to equip your garage in preparation for the assembly ahead. The average garage carries the majority of tools required. This is entirely due to the "VW Chassis" used as the "rolling chassis"' and the near-complete stage of the comprehensively finished body.

Four weeks of holiday break averaging eight hours per day will see you completed MOON-ACE GT on the road.

   
2) IS IT DURABLE?
  The MOON-ACE GT is a well-proven product. The Gelcoat finish is generally 3 times thicker than auto paint, so it is up to 10 times more resilient to scratches, scuffing and abrasion. The gleaming appearance is simply maintained by a weekly washing with plain water, and drying with a chamois, with only one coat of normal car polish per year. Mechanical service is extremely simple for the enthusiast, or can be carried out at any garage or VW dealer.
   
3) WILL I FIT INTO A CAR ONLY 45 INCHES TALL?
  The current model MOON-ACE GT has extra head room, offering excellent seating for even tall drivers.
   
4) WHY A VW CHASSIS?
  The major reason why the VW is used, is due to the chassis being totally independent of the body. In fact, with the body removed from the original VW, (a task that only take 3 hours), the chassis can be driven with little other than minor re-wiring and simple fuel source provided. This demonstrates that mechanical alterations, while building your MOON-ACE GTare negligible.

The main consumer gain is cost. An equivalent chassis, produces especially for the MOON-ACE GT, would cost many thousands of dollar more, while VW is available at very low cost everywhere.

Chassis development is possible, and can result in you owning a very competitive club motorsport car, as well as extremely responsive and safe road vehicle.

   
5) HOW IS THE PERFORMANCE AND ECONOMY?
  Motor performance is a matter of personal choice. VW, FORD, MAZDA, ROTARY or MITSUBISHI all can be fitted to the MOON-ACE GT. If you are considering anything other than VW power, feel free to contact us.

The resulting fuel economy, an important point these days varies from the MAZDA 13B, to the FORD 1600, TOYOTA, NISSAN & MITSUBISHI engines to the highly economical, and responsive VW Beetle Big-Bore Motors.

All are exciting, producing incredible performance results from a car that weight only 750kgs.