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Noble M12 GTO-3R specs

Car type Coupe
Curb weight 1080-1114 kg (2381-2456 lbs)
Power / weight 325 ps (320 bhp) / t
Torque / weight 432 Nm (319 lb-ft) / t
Introduced 2005
Origin country United Kingdom
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Top speed 276 kph (171 mph)
0 - 100 kph 3.8 s
0 - 200 kph 20.9 s
0 - 60 mph 3.3 s
0 - 100 mph 8.1 s
0 - 150 mph 26.6 s
Est. 1/8 mile 7.8 s @ 97.6 mph
1/4 mile 11.8 s
Est. 1/2 mile 19.7 s @ 122.4 mph
1000 m 24.7 s @ 213.0 kph
Est. 100 - 200 kph 17.1 s
70 mph - 0 51 m (167 ft)
Lateral acceleration 1.00 g (10 m/s²)

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Noble M12 GTO-3R acceleration graph


Engine type V6 Twin Turbo
Displacement 3.0 l (183 ci)
Power 356 ps (351 bhp / 262 kw)
Torque 474 Nm (350 lb-ft)
Power / liter 119 ps (117 hp)
Transmission 6 Speed Manual
Layout middle engine, rear wheel drive

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M12 GTO-3R rivals

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BR2+  5y ago

I definetly agree, Maybe one of the "Last" "True" drivers cars. And one of the last true British cars sticking with the Ole formula of good old lightweight, Barely any car is under 3000lbs nowadays, Hell even Lotus's weigh 3000lbs today. Im a big fan of Noble, and I would also like to see an expanding line up, I know they sell them in the US under 1G Racing, And I think Rossion has something to do with there current lineup(Even though there Fusing with Mosler) But I would like to see them sell globally, And enter racing events to get there name out there more. But sadly, I don't think many people would buy cars like these now adays, There all so soft and rather have the car drive them.

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Mental  5y ago

Nobles are amazing! They are some of the best true driver's cars. I think they just should expand their model range and sell their cars outside the UK too.

A new track version of the M600 would perfect. As well, they should introduce the more mainstream model, something like M400, rated at ~500 PS out of Twin Turbo V6, using the same ultralight formula. That would be a hell of a monster.

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BR2+  5y ago

These are THE most fun cars you can have for under £50,000, £48,000 seems a bit pricey, Specially 9 years ago, But you get a great Ford engine, 360Bhp, 0-60mph in 3.8s, 11.8@119.2Mph in the 1/4, And a car that has handling prowess almost unrivaled, With no apparent oversteer or understeer, just turn in and turn out, Awesome grip, Superlight weight, With nothing more then what you really need, Stereo and AC.

Such a good car, Althoug I admit the boy racer spoiler is a bit, "Weird" But its grown on me. And the M400 is even better, AHs even more grip and power, While weighing about 30kg lighter, I think still to this day it holds the Edmunds fastest ever slalom speed of 79.2Mph.

But, I think Noble lost something when they built the M600, It has grip, But not the lightweight grip of a M12.

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Flabernat  5y ago

mr Bonneville, I wouldn't say so. This car is a track car. Mid-engine, twin-turbo, lightweight...etc
I'd say this would be a "poor-mans" Ferrari F40.... In fact, Noble's goal was to replicate the F40 with the M600.

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mr Bonneville  5y ago

Sorry for posting frequently, but is this a poor man's McLaren F1?

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mr Bonneville  5y ago

Different tests. Oh, and I think it has something to do with the high-drag coefficient. With a lower one, I'll guess around 12-13 seconds to 200 km/h. Like the Ford GT reaches 200 km/h in 12 seconds in one test, but a 1/4 mile in 11.2 at 131+ (estimated 200 of 9.9).

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DeDe  5y ago

From Autocar 23.09.2003:
0-30mph: 1,6 s
0-60mph: 3,8 s
0-100mph: 10,2 s
Vmax.: 167mph (269 kph)


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Fangio Man  5y ago

I wonder, too. I did some research but I could not find a 0-200 kph time, only a 0-100 mph of 9.1s which is pretty bad for such a car, IMO. I think it should be capable of doing a 0-200 kph time of 14-16 seconds...

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Hayes  5y ago

Why such a slow 0-200kph

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TheBlackStig  6y ago

It looks like a racing car.

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Georg  9y ago

thats wrong the power is claimed with 262kW/352bhp and officle claimed topspeed of 170mph

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Anonymous  9y ago

this has 360bhp not 351, and top speed is 175mph.

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JiSiN  11y ago

yep i got that part but i guess naota not :)

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FastestLaps  11y ago

Picture was a BMP. Therefore it did not show properly. Only JPG/JPEG or GIF format photos are allowed. So I removed it.

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JiSiN  11y ago

if you want i can put another pic because its about a half year this way no?

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FastestLaps  12y ago

I am sorry but you can not use *.bmp files as car pictures. You have to use more commonly used JPG format image files.


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fakekillerfour 8h 

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