Ultima Spyder

Ultima Spyder

Production Years: 1993-2002

The Ultima Spyder has been superseded by the Ultima Can-Am and is no longer

produced although spare parts are available for this model.


Chassis:Full spaceframe using mainly 38mm x 1.5mm dia tube MIG welded. Panelled in 1.5mm NS4 alloy sheet.
Designed to accept engines up to 1000 bhp.
Body:Unstressed GRP with Isophalthalic high heat distortion resin.
Screen:Wraparound wind deflector in Polycarbonate.
Suspension:TIG welded double unequal length wishbones with choice of Urethane, Nylatron or Rose joints. LM25.
Alloy uprights. Fully adjustable coil spring dampers.
Steering:Alloy rack and pinion 2.4 turns lock to lock.
Brakes:12.7" curved vane, vented, cross drilled discs with alloy four pot callipers all round and separate mechanical handbrake mechanism.
Engine:Chevrolet V8 5.7 litre H.O. 355bhp 405ft-lbs torque.
Gearbox:Porsche G50/50 five speed transaxle with LSD.
Wheels:8" x 16" front, 12" x 17" rear Ultima 3 piece alloy rims.
5 stud centres machined from billet alloy.
Tyres:225/45/ZR16 front and 315/35/ZR17 rear.
Performance (Chevy HO):0-60mph in 3.8 seconds. Top speed 175mph.
Dimensions:Length: 3880mm
Width: 1850mm
Height: 1000mm
Wheelbase: 2540mm
Ground Clearance: 120mm
Weight (Chevy V8): 900kg
Power/weight ratio: 394bhp/T