2014
·  Work commences full time behind the scenes in January 2014 to produce a new updated model to replace the Ultima GTR and Ultima Can-Am.
·  The project brief is to produce a vastly improved and modernized supercar in every sense with even greater levels of fit, finish, quality, safety, driver comfort, usability, practicality, handling finesse and performance.
2015
·  Ultima Sports Ltd, British manufacturers of the world record holding Ultima GTR and Ultima Can-Am supercars, launch an exciting new updated model called the Ultima Evolution which is available in both Coupe and Convertible form. The Ultima Evolution Coupe and Ultima Evolution Convertible replace the Ultima GTR and Ultima Can-Am which are both now discontinued.
·  Just some of the updates include:
  • Improved quality of gel coat finish to the bodywork with a major rework and overhaul of the body moulds to an unrivalled new market leading standard
  • New specification of gel coat introduced utilizing the latest advances in gel coat pigment technology
  • Nine new gel coat bodywork colour options added to the Ultima range
  • LED front triple headlight system with custom machined anodized aluminium Ultima bezels
  • LED daytime front running lights for increased safety and visibility
  • LED side indicator repeaters
  • Lightweight forged alloy one piece wheels with the Ultima Evolution logo for increased performance
  • Longer front wishbone design option
  • Carbon fibre style front headlight clusters
  • Carbon fibre front splitter
  • New steering wheel system with wireless integrated button controls instead of rocker switches
  • Flat bottom steering wheel option for easier driver entry/exit
  • New quick shift machined alloy billet central cable operated gear shifter
  • Carbon fibre style central gear change/handbrake cockpit console
  • New billet dashboard switch gear
  • New billet interior door handles
  • New style engine start button
  • Stainless steel handbrake lever
  • New style dashboard face level air conditioning vents for improved cockpit cooling
  • New dashboard warning lights system
  • Ultima instruments colour coded to the wheels with the Ultima Evolution logo
  • Roll cage fully leather trimmed with colour coded stitching
  • New perforated leather for the seats with alcantara inserts, colour coded stitching and the Ultima Evolution logo with a colour coded piping option
  • New floor carpet option with colour coded piping option
  • Seatbelt Ultima specific shoulder pads
  • Rear parking sensors integrated into the rear canopy with a cockpit mounted proximity sensor
  • Rear view reversing camera mounted into the rear grill
  • Satnav system
  • iPod connectivity
  • Bluetooth hands free phone system
  • Alpine car stereo and speaker system
  • Improved and updated Ultima wiring loom
  • Carbon fibre style front brake vents
  • Carbon fibre wing mirrors with revised positioning for improved rear visibility
  • Zircotec ceramic exhaust coating for improved cooling
  • Completely upgraded and redesigned fuel system option delivering greater fuel flow to cope with very high engine power levels of 725bhp through to 1200bhp
  • New design fuel tanks incorporating anti surge internal ball valves
  • Stack steering wheel integrated digital data logging display option F1 style
  • New body grills of hexagonal design enabling greater airflow and improved cooling with a modern style
  • New style Ultima Evolution chassis VIN plates
  • Twin front mounted Ultima charge cooler system developed for supercharged V8 LS Chevrolet V8 engine installations
  • Twin air filter engine air intake Ultima system developed for the supercharged V8 LS 1020bhp engine installation
  • Substantially improved chassis design for all Ultima Evolution models which vastly improves the performance, road manners, road holding and safety whilst boasting a market leading torsional rigidity. First introduced in 2013 as a first stepping stone towards the new Ultima Evolution model as detailed at this link: http://www.ultimasports.co.uk/Content.aspx?f=newsflash
  • New style windscreen and side screen sun visor arrangement
  • New improved brake reservoir arrangement
  • Improved rear visibility with a different rear carbon fibre wing design and altered electric rear view mirror mounting position
  • New radiator cooling fans with vastly improved flow rate and new front mounted radiator fan positioning enabling larger output fans to be fitted
  • New Ultima Evolution bodywork, wheel, steering wheel and engine rocker cover logo badges
  • Custom made Ultima Evolution embossed leather luggage bag set which are designed to fit inside the sealed Ultima side luggage compartments for overnight road touring across different countries
  • Heated front windscreen option for rapid demisting in cold, wet, frosty and humid road conditions
  • Braid wheels are now the official OE wheel supplier to Ultima and standard fitment to the Ultima Evolution and the factory offer their full range of cast and forged wheels at unbeatable prices
  • New stainless steel exhaust system option
  • New machined exhaust tailpipe trim rings for the rear grill
  • 2016
    ·  Sales are extremely buoyant for the new Ultima Evolution Coupe and Convertible model around the globe.
    ·  Ultima sales have now reached over 65 different countries.
    ·  Development continues with new superior updates being standardized such as front geometry revisions involving longer front wishbones, quicker ratio steering rack, new steering arms and a new forged 19” wheels option.
    ·  Hard top retractable roof option released for the Evolution Convertible model.
     
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