Two door open, four seat, full
All steel monocoque,
high torsional rigidity, single
pressing door apertures.
Powered boot opening mechanism.
Powered retracting fabric hood
beneath flush fitting chrome decking.
Hood fabrics to match or contrast
the body colour.
17" alloy wheelswith
bright trim centres and 255
section comfort tuned whitewall
Electronic Traction Assistance
monitors Traction with wheel speed
data and reacts via
fuel metering to individual cylinders,
more precisely than conventional
throttle or brake intervention
limited slip differential eliminates need for
individual wheel control.
The 4-speed automatic gearbox uses
an electronic control unit
which constantly monitors and processes
information on speed,
throttle position, transmission
fluid temperature, engine speed,
gearbox input and output speeds
and brake operation.
It can thus determine the precise
moment at which
should be operated and a ratio
Automatic Ride Control provides
computer control of the
suspension dampers to optimise
ride comfort and
Zytek EMS3 engine management system
high density 32x32 site bit-maps
for fuelling and
ignition, enabling more accurate
engine mapping, so providing
greater efficiency, power andalmost
instant throttle response.
Alarm system programmable to owner
6.75 litre light pressure charged
Rolls-Royce V8 engine.
Electronic traction assistance system
with viscous control differential
optimum sharing of the engine’s
output between the driven wheels
maximum traction and control.
325 bhp (242 kW/406PS) at 4000
544 lb·ft (738Nm) between
2100 and 2300 min-1
135 mph (220 kph)
European Union drive cycle
25.8 l/100 km (10.9 mpg)
Extra urban (Highway)
13.1 l/100 km (21.6 mpg)
17.8 l/100 km (15.9 mpg)
mm 120.5 in
Overall length 5405
mm 17ft 8.8 in
Overall width (across mirrors)
mm 6ft 9 in
Overall height 1475
mm 4ft 10.1 in
Maximum height attained during
2210 mm 7ft 3 in
Fuel tank capacity 100
litres 22 gallons
Laden weight (GVW) 3100
Kg 6836 lb
Unladen weight (kerbside)
2735 Kg 6031 lb
Turning circle (kerb to kerb)
12.16 m 39ft 10.7 in
Luggage compartment volume 0.187
m3 6.6 ft3
Underside of the bodyshell
undergoes a ten-stage metal pre-treatment
prior to cathodic electro-priming.
Multi-stage painting process with
the latest 'clear over base' paint technology.
Elastomeric stone-chip protective
coating is applied
the sill and wheel arch areas prior
Fully powered braking system
with four channel electronic
Viscous control differential to
torque transfer with wheel slip.
beams to doors.
Seat belt pre-tensioners to front
Driver and front seat passenger
Automatic headlamps actuate in
Choice of fine woodveneers
for dash, console and waistrails.
Bright bezel surrounds to controls,
instruments and speakers.
4 x 30 wattstereo,
tuner, cassette and
CD system withsix
CD changer unit mounted in the
front seat armrest with eight speaker
Full Connolly hide upholstery.
Deep pile boundWilton
carpets. Colour keyed lambswool rugs.
Steering column mounted gearshift.
Hide-covered steering wheel
and airbag with matched hide-covered
column with 'easy entry/exit'
feature when key is removed.
Four memory settings for front
mirrors and steering wheel.
Remote control of audio system
for rear seat passengers.
Two stage seat heaters to
front and rear seats.
Provision for market specific telephone
Alarm and headlamp operations are
programmable to owner's individual
Motorised memory front seats with
integral safety belts
and electric lumbar support.
Dual level, CFC free air conditioning,
with outlets in the console feeding
air to rear passengers.
Darkforce Ltd - 1984-2006