This 500-HP Rossion Q1 Might Be the Coolest Kit Car Out There

Sure, it may be a kit based on an old Noble, but it's still awesome.

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Kit cars are rarely worth getting excited about, but this one deserves some attention. It's a Rossion Q1, a Noble M400-based mid-engine supercar sold as a kit here in the US, equipped with a Ford-based twin-turbo V6 and plenty of carbon fiber. It's . You should buy it.

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Designed as a more luxurious approach to Noble's hardcore track cars, the Rossion Q1 retains the M400's basic layout, but changes pretty much everything else. The body panels and interior are totally redone, though from the rear, you do start to see some of the Noble resemblance. The exterior pieces are made from carbon kevlar, and the frame is built from steel. The engine is a Ford Duratec that's been bored out to 3.2 liters, pushing over 500 horsepower to the rear wheels via a six-speed Getrag manual transmission and a Quaife limited-slip differential. The car also features Koni adjustable coil overs, racing-spec brakes, and a lightweight battery. Despite being a kit car, this is one serious machine.

Inside you get a complete interior with carbon fiber seats, full carpeting, air-conditioning, a Pioneer head unit, some nice-looking gauges, and what looks to be a Ferrari 360 steering wheel. The owner's only driven it 7278 miles since new, and now, it's in Avon, Connecticut. That's a good chunk of change for an obscure car with no dealer support network to fall back on, we know. And considering you can get something like a Porsche Cayman or Lotus Evora for similar money, you'd have to really convince yourself to own this car instead. One thing's for sure, though: You'll be the only one at your local track day who has one.

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