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Thursday, October 6, 2011

Mosler MT900

The MT900 is a sports car congenital in the United States and the United Kingdom by Mosler. Three submodels accept additionally been produced. The MT900R was a antagonism adaptation of the MT900. The basal car was adapted as the MT900S for 2005, with the MT900S Photon actuality its antagonism variant. The aboriginal MT900 was alien in 2001 and the MT900S continues in production. Components for 25 MTs were produced as of January, 2005, admitting alone three alley cars and eleven antagonism versions accept clearly been completed. The MT900 was the backup for the Mosler Raptor.

The MT900 was advised by Rod Trenne, who ahead formed on the Corvette C5. The name stood for Mosler, Trenne, and the car's 900 kilogram (1984 lb) ambition weight.

The MT900 acclimated a carbon-fiber anatomy with a LS1 V8 agent army amidships, powering the rear wheels. Power achievement is 350 hp (261 kW), with 350 ft·lbf (475 N·m) of torque. A ZF transaxle, advised for Porsche, was army upside bottomward to acquiesce the agent to sit in advanced of the rear axle.

The aboriginal MT900 advised 1175 kg (2590 lb), abundant added than the ambition weight, but could still advance to 60 mph (97 km/h) in 3.5 abnormal according to Car and Driver. The MT900 they activated could additionally do a 12.0 additional division mile at 118 mph (190 km/h), and they recorded a top acceleration of 150 mph (241 km/h), bound by the redline. Added impressive, the MT900 pulled 1.02 g on the skidpad. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency estimated 19 and 28 mpg (12.4 and 8.4 L/100 km) in burghal and artery driving, respectively.

The car had a somewhat apparent exoteric advised for aerodynamics, with a low 0.25 accessory of drag. List amount was US$164,000. Sales were absolutely slow, however, with some letters alike advertence that not a distinct alley adaptation of the MT900 was sold, with alone a distinct ancestor produced.

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