What makes the MKIII Roadster so much better than its competitors? It looks like an exact continuation car should. It is sure-footed, reliable and is as exciting as the great sport roadsters of the sixties.
The Roadster version is for those who still like appreciate the the high power to weight ratio but with a timeless look. The Superformance MKIII Roadster includes everything the Superformance MKIII has minus the roll bar, hood scoop, and side pipes.
Through our exclusive agreement with Carroll Shelby, the MKIII Roadster is a licensed Shelby product. Each rolling chassis comes completely assembled and painted, less engine and transmission. Contact a Superformance authorized dealer for engine options.
Hand laid fiberglass panels with steel tube reinforcements in all openings. Where the body points carry loads thay are reinforce with steel bars or panels. Body bonded to chassis and is completely non-stressed. Supplied painted in base coat and clear coat urethane finish. Body in aluminum optionally available.
Rack and pinion. Original style steering wheel.
Installation kits are available for Ford 302, 351, 460 and 427/428 cubic inch engines with Tremec 5-speed or Ford top loader 4-speed transmissions. ZF Limited slip differential. Ratio 3:45:1 as standard equipment.
Latest technology single row high performance aluminum core radiator with 2 thermostatically-controlled electric fans; original specification oil cooler; hand fabricated stainless steel engine louvers; heater unit with 2 speed fan; original style wiper assembly with 2 speeds and 140 degree wiper arc; hand fabricated windshield assembly to original specification, chrome plated.
Superformance MK III: Side-mounted exhausts to original specifications. Superformance Roadster: Custom made muffler and tailpipes with stainless extensions.
Aluminum, pin drive “Halibrand” style wheels.
Jig-Welded parallel ladder frame of heavy wall 2″ x 4″ rectangular steel tubing with large diameter outriggers. Frame incorporates front and rear crumple zones. Door hinge, steering column and windshield pickup-points incorporated onto main chassis.
The front sports a fully independent unequal length A-arms with adjustable coils over telescopic shock absorbers, while the rear is also independent unequal length A-arms, with fabricated hub carriers and coil over shock absorbers.
Fabricated steel plate pedal box assembly with adjustable pedal pads. Incorporates brake booster and master cylinder assembly with hydraulic clutch actuation.
Ventilated disc with 4-pot calipers.
Ventilated disc. Cable-operated hand brake actuates rear brakes.
Original style instruments specially manufactured by Smiths of England, fitted to original S/C and Roadster lay-outs. Hand crafted shifter and handbrake.
All Superformance products are supllied complete, but without engines and transmissions. The selection, purchase and installation of the drive train are the responsibility of the purchaser.
Superformance MKIII Roadster bodies are available in three standard colors with or without striping. Striping can be any of the standard MKIII colors and is painted as the first coat color on the body creating a smooth finish. Stripes are an added option. Custom paint is also available, please contact your dealer for more information.