PRB (car)

PRB is an Australian car manufacturer in Greenacre in Sydney. In the company founded by Peter Raymond Bladwell 1978, Sport Roadster, built mainly on the basis of Colin Chapman's Lotus Seven.

The first PRB was to John Ribeiro, a racer from Canberra, shipped, the order in 1978 won the hillclimb championship of New South Wales. Today there are several hundred PRB Clubman on Australian roads. The cars are successful in motorsport competitions. In optimized car an acceleration of 4 seconds from 0-100 km / h is reached.

The current PRB Clubman has a monocoque chassis made ​​of aluminum honeycomb core sandwich construction. The car is only as a kit (Kit Car) available and must be fitted by purchaser or to the local PRB dealer. The aluminum construction makes the car lighter and more stable.

The PRB S3 differs from many other Australian kit cars through the main use of new parts, many of which are specially manufactured for the model S3. The latest model can with engines from the Ford Focus, Toyota Celica or - be equipped with the 1.6 liter 4AGE engine from Toyota - for racing.

Web link and source

Unofficial site of PRB Australia (English)

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