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Hillbank Motor Corporation, Home of Superformance Distribution, Delivers Its First Foose CoupeIrvine, CA - On Tuesday, July 17, Hillbank Motor Corporation, the home of Superformance Distribution and Shelby Distribution ÚSA delivered its first Foose Coupe to its lucky new owner. It was a very proud day for us, said Lance Stander, CEO of Superformance Distribution. We wish the new owner all the best and lots of fun driving.
This particular Coupe is the fourth built and only the second available to the public. It features a unique paint scheme featuring a carbon fiber spears on the front, back, and sides surrounded by flames hand painted by Chip Foose himself. Power comes from a 392ci (6.4L) Hemi V8 producing approximately 500 horsepower and 480 lb-ft torque, wîth power being sent to the wheels through a 5-speed manual transaxle. The polished aluminum wheels are Foose-designed, and are wrapped wîth Pirelli PZero tires. Inside, the Foose Coupe features plush leather seating wîth 4-point safety harnesses, carbon fiber trim, and a pistol grip shifter.
About the Foose CoupeThe Foose Coupe debuted at the 2006 SEMA Show to incredible reviews from the automotive press and community and is available to the public as a signature series limited edition vehicle available through Superformance Distribution. Production will be limited to just 50 vehicles. The Foose Coupe features a carbon fiber monocoque body, independent front and rear suspension, 14-inch, 6-piston Baer brakes, and 20-inch Pirelli PZero tires. Each vehicle is signed by Chip and will be documented in the Foose Registry.
About Superformance Distribution
Based in Irvine, CA, Superformance Distribution is the official distributor for the Foose Coupe and has distributed specialty constructed cars in the Únited States and Worldwide, for more than twelve years. Superformance and Shelby Distribution ÚSA (Exclusive Distributer of Shelby continuation series Cobras) has 38 dealers throughout the world and have earned a reputation for their attention to detail, quality, and craftsmanship. For more information on Superformance vehicles, visit www.superformance.com or www.shelbydistributionusa.com call 949-900-1950.
Foose Coupe Features:
Design: Stylized and Conceived by Chip Foose
Builder: Metalcrafters, Inc.
Vehicle Type: Limited Edition, Mid-Engine, Rear Wheel Drive, 2 Passenger, 2 Door Coupe
Engine: 6.4 L (392 cu.in.) Mopar Hemi V-8, Iron Block, Aluminum Heads or 5.4 L DOHC, 32-Valve, 90-Degree V-8, Ford GT Aluminum Heads
Fuel Delivery System: Individual Hilborn Throttle Bodies wîth Velocity Stack Air Intakes (8), AEM Electronic Fuel Injection
Transmission: ZF 5-Speed Manual Transaxle
Body and Chassis: Carbon Fiber Monocoque Cabin on Modular Steel Space Frame
Suspension: Front: Independent, Únequal Length Control Arms, Inboard-mounted Koni Coilover Shock Absorbers Actuated by Rocker Arms. Rear: Independent, Únequal Length Control Arms, Koni Coilover Shock Absorbers
Brakes: 6-piston Baer Monoblock Calipers, 14' Cross-drilled and Vented Rotors, Tilton Series 75 Master Cylinder
Steering: Woodward Rack and PinionSource - Hillbank Motor Corporation
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