This month’s Motorexpo at London’s Canary Wharf saw the reveal of a new British-built roadster based around GM’s Kappa platform. The company has introduced the new Breckland Beira V8 soft-top roadster which is powered by a 400hp 6.0 LS2 V8 engine.
The Breckland Beira is built on General Motors’ Kappa platform, the same one that underpins the Pontiac Solstice and Saturn Sky roadsters, Weighing a bit over 3,000 lbs or 1,400kg. The Beira’s power to weight ratio guarantee the best performance, with the promise of sub-five seconds sprint from 0 to 62mph, cpupled with torque and a governed maximum speed of 155mph or 250 km/h. Breckland Beira is backed by a Tremec six-speed manual transmission, HiSpec braking hardware at all four corners and 18-inch or 19-inch wheels that are 9.5-inches wide in the rear and 8.5 up front. (more…)