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Locost clubman specifications

All Mazda MX5 components listed below are from a 2006 NC model, which is the third generation of the MX5 and all parts are of new design and not interchangeable with previous model MX5’s

Engine
Capacity
Power
Torque
Valve train
Number of valves
Compression

Mazda 2006 NC MX5, all alloy MZR (Duratec)
1998cc
118kw @ 7700rpm
188Nm @ 5000rpm
Double Overhead Cam with Variable Valve Timing
Sixteen
10.0:1

Transmission

MX5 automatic - six speed triptronic change

Rear end
Diff ratio

MX5 complete subframe with 5 link IRS suspension
4.1:1 LSD (JDM - Japan Domestic Market)

Steering

Holden Gemini rack & pinion

Front suspension

MX5 stub axles, hubs and tie rod ends
Custom fabricated unequal length upper & lower wishbones
Adjustable rod ends on top inner wishbones
Mazda B2200 lower ball joints
Ford Transit Van tie rod ends for upper ball joints

Brakes
Front
Rear

MX5 four wheel discs with ABS, pedal assembly & power booster
Ventilated 290mm rotors
280mm rotors

Shock absorbers

GAZ coil over shocks

Tailshaft

Standard MX5

Handbrake

MX5

Instruments

MX5

Steering column and steering wheel

MX5 with steering wheel mounted controls for cruise control and paddle change controls for auto

Pedals

MX5 brake assembly & fly-by-wire accelerator

Seats

Whitepointer custom sized & trimmed fibreglass buckets (ADR 3/03 compliant)

Wheels

MX5 alloys 7”x17” five stud

Tyres

Michelin 205/45 R17 84W

Radiator & fan

Custom built all aluminium  by Aussie Desert Cooler
MX5 thermo fan and shroud

Front track
Rear track
Wheelbase
Overall length
Overall width
Height
Ride height

1470mm
1480mm
2360mm
3650mm (Excluding spare wheel)
1720mm (Edge of rear mudguards)
1180mm (Top of roll bar)
150mm

Space-frame dimensions

Compared to “Book”: 130mm wider (total 1200mm wide)
plus 100mm longer in cabin, 50mm longer in footwells, 50mm longer in engine bay and 25mm higher from the scuttle forward.

 

 

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