Superformance  F.A.Q.'s

1. How does the Superformance rolling chassis come?

All Superformance chassis are supplied as completed factory manufactured rollers less engine and transmission or transaxle ( GT40). They come in a variety of standard colors ready to accept the engine of your choice.


2. How complete is a Superformance roller?

Imagine a complete car – take out the engine and transmission (transaxle) and that is our replica. They are completely assembled and painted at our factory by experts that have produced over 3000 MKIII’s plus our other product lines. This insures consistent quality you can count on. In addition on the MKIII we provide a knock off wheels, tires, oil cooler, mirrors, wind wings, visors, heater/demister, rollbar – install kit, exhaust and headers. These items add thousands of dollars. Competitors charge extra for these options so that they can advertise at a lower price.


3. What is the advantage of a completed factory manufactured works roller over the kit suppliers?

The Superformance replicas are the result of attention to detail and engineering. Almost all manufacture and design is done in house at Superformance except where some parts are better designed by specialists, Superformance partners with Dana, Bilstein, Wilwood and others for design input and specific NEW components.

No used parts are fitted to the car. From the ground up most components are designed specifically for the Superformance rolling chassis. This consistent approach to manufacturing and attention to detail results in proven world-class performance with fit and finish second to none.

We offer a complete TKM (Turn Key Minus) component rolling chassis we are Not a Kit, this affords the customer amazing resale value, continuity of build and consistency in Build.

Licensing Agreements with original manufacturers adds credibility and value.

The Coupe is licensed by Carroll Shelby and is SAAC registry eligible adding to its re sale value.

The GT40 is licensed by SAFIR GT40 Spares LLC as a continuation GT40 and is registry eligible.

The MKIII is built under license from Carroll Shelby and is the only reproduction of this kind which is built under this license.


4. What suspension do you use?

All Superformance chassis have frames and suspensions designed specifically for each model. Please see Specifications.

The Superformance Coupe chassis have their own fully independent front and rear suspension with unequal length upper and lower control arms. Coil over shocks & springs as well as front and rear sway bars specifically designed for Superformance are standard equipment. The geometrics of the suspension are designed for the specific Superformance model resulting in precise and stable handling. Superformance borrows no components from other rolling chassiss to achieve this perfection.

The Superformance MKIII chassis has a fully independent suspension with unequal length a arms and lower control arms. Double wish bone front suspension. Custom coil over shocks & springs as well as front and rear custom sway bars.

The GT40 true to the original has independent suspension with unequal A arms, coil springs, tube shocks and anti roll bar front and rear.


5. Do Superformance replicas come painted?

Yes. The SUPERFORMANCE paint finishes are show quality. Superformance has a variety of Standard colors, however if you cannot find a standard color to suit your needs Superformance offers the versatility of a custom paint color.


6. Does it come with wheels and tires?

Yes all models include wheels and tires.

The Superformance MK III is sold with authentic 15" original style one-piece aluminum knock-off wheels with 17” as optional extra

The Superformance Coupe arrives with standard 18” wheels which have been styled similar to the traditional FIA wheel.
The Superformance GT40 MKI model is fitted with 15” BRM style wheels as standard while the GT40 MKII version has 15” Halibrand style wheels as standard.


7. What engines can I use?

The Superformance MK III is built to accommodate the following engine package options. FORD - 302, 351 Windsor series which can be stroked, 460, 427FE or the Mustang Modular motor.

The Superformance Coupe is designed to accommodate a Ford 351 Windsor engine.

The GT40 MKI version is built to accommodate a choice of small block motors Ford 302 or 351 Windsor.

The GT40 MKII version will accommodate a Ford Windsor 351 or the big block 427FE motor.


8. I'm a larger person. Can I fit in the Superformance car?

Yes, the foot box space in the Superformance MK III is dropped 2.5" on the drivers side. It is very deep and accommodating to the tall. Also, seat placement can be set for the individual.

The Superformance Coupe is engineered with a cockpit foot area extending well under the dash board allowing ample leg room. The Coupe is spacious and can accommodate drivers up to 6’4” tall. The seat is adjustable.

The GT40 seat has been modified allowing extra room for the driver a gurney bubble may be ordered offering additional head room. A removable steering wheel allows the driver easier access to the cockpit area. The pedal box has different mounting spots affording flexibility in the amount of leg room for the driver, as was the original.


9. Does the MKIII version have a top available?

Yes.

The Superformance MKIII has an available soft top as well as side curtains and splitting tonneau cover. There is a matching hardtop available from the factory.


10. What makes Superformance the best?

Superformance prides itself on the quality of its design and manufacturing processes, and the excellence of its of high performance products. All quality control is to international ISO standards and must meet stringent in-house inspection processes. It is this dedication to consistency that sets us apart from the competition.

The Manufacturing Plant, is the largest and best equipped in the industry, employing over 500 people. Facilities include an air conditioned composite shop, state of the art paint shop, and a fabrication shop that includes 14 CNC machines, presses up to 1300 tonne and a full range of metal working equipment and skills. All trim and wiring looms are also done on site, as is the final assembly. We even have our own chrome plant on site. No one does more “in house” work than us.
In fact the plant is one of the most self sufficient automotive manufacturing facilities in the world.

Our factory also contracts to build low volume specialist rolling chassiss for other clients as well.


11. How can I see a car in person?

Not only can you see the car, but you can experience it too. Although Superformance dealers only sell rolling chassis, we do have demo cars at most dealer locations.


12. Where are dealers located?

In the USA:
We have many delighted customers nationwide, who happen to be our best representatives. You will see a Superformance car at almost every show you attend. Also Superformance has a number of independent dealers throughout the USA accompanied by an on line parts store, and owners forum / Owners registry.

Outside the USA.
We have Superformance Representatives in the UK, (Norway, Belgium, Japan) Europe, Chile and Australia. Superformance Component rollers are manufactured in South Africa


13. How do I register my Superformance chassis?

Each state in the USA has different requirements and regulations with regards to the registration of your specially constructed vehicle. We highly recommend that you verify all requirements with your local DMV office.

SEMA has posted a list of state by state registration information : visit this link. SEMA SAN.