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Engine – VW aircooled 36hp modified with Okrasa TSV 1300 kit to produce 54bhp.
77.0mm bore, 69.5mm stroker crank, dual port heads, dual solex 32mm carbs.
Fram oil filter and copper coil oil cooler.
Transmission – VW transaxle, split case style from the late 1950s
Chassis – VW beetle stock pan from the late 1950s
Suspension – VW with reduced rear camber, Koni shock absorbers and front stabiliser bar.
Ignition and electrics – 6V with points ignition.
Steering – VW late 50s worm and roller.
Brakes – VW late 1950s. (Some cars have Porsche 356 but these are not believed to be stock original).
Wheels – VW late 50s - 15” x 4” with slotted wheel trims and smooth hubcaps.
Tyres – 560 x 15” cross plies.
Fuel tank – Twin 8 gallon tanks. Filler on left tank only. Right tank filled by cross feed lines.
Body – Glass fibre with inner and outer mouldings bonded to create box sections.
Wheelbase – 2400mm; Front track – 1290mm; Rear track – 1250mm.
Length – 4305mm; Width – 1576mm; Height – 1448mm.
Top Speed (Measured by Modern Motor Magazine) – 155km/hr
Standing Quarter Mile (Measured by Modern Motor Magazine) – 20.0 secs
Average fuel consumption (Measured by Modern Motor Magazine) – 36mpg (7.8litres/100km)