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Wood Magazine

Joe Harmon, builder of the high-performance supercar

 

Smoking car
A look under the wood hood

Engine: 700-hp, highly customized, twin super-charged, quad intercooled Cadillac Northstar V8 with reversed cylinder heads and custom exhaust
Drivetrain: 6-speed manual Corvette transaxle
Layout: Mid-engine, rear-wheel drive
Chassis: Monocoque (integrated chassis and body) design
Projected Weight: 2,500 lbs
Projected Top Speed: Greater than 200 mph
Wheelbase: 105"
Length: 174 1/2"
Width: 82"
Height: 42"
Ground Clearance: 3 1/2"
Parts made of wood: Chassis, superstructure, body, interior panels, wheels, steering wheel, and much of the front and rear suspension—pretty tmuch everything.

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