AK 40 Demonstrator “ANTIONETTE”

The AK40 Demonstrator is based on a Southern GT chassis designed by Mick Sollis.

AK will be further developing the AK40 to accept the modern Ford Coyote quad cam engine and a more modern transaxle. It will be available in both modular form and factory built.

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ENGINE: Small Block Ford 302 stroked to 347 cu ins (5.5 litres)

INDUCTION: 8 Stack throttle body fuel injection, controlled by ‘drive-by-wire’.

ECU: Emerald K6 specified for drive-by-wire and 3 maps – MOT, Street, Track

CHASSIS: Southern GT spaceframe tubular with aluminium panelling

FUEL SYSTEM: Twin tanks, twin low-pressure pumps on separate circuits feeding to swirl pot with high-pressure fuel pump to fuel rail and injectors.

EXHAUST SYSTEM: Hand fabricated ‘bundle of snakes’ headers to twin stainless silencers

TRANSAXLE: Renault 21 Turbo, five speed with strengthened first motion shaft, five speed and limited slip-differential.

BRAKES: AP four-pot calipers and vented discs front and rear. Separate Brembo parking caliper

WHEELS: Image BRM pattern 15” wheels front and rear with period Avon road/race tyres

INSTRUMENTS: Full instrument array with correct angled speedometer on passenger’s side. Includes fuel pump switchover, cooling fan over-ride and heated front screen

PAINT: French Racing Team Livery completed by 355 Restorations, Peterborough