Passion

 

Body design by James R Owen

Supported by Frank Stephenson

precision

Immersive pilot experience

unlike anything else.

Power

A choice of powertrain technologies

focused on unadulterated engagement.

Performance

Reverse-trike architecture

for those that dare to be different.

A bold and disruptive reverse-trike configuration designed from the outset to combine the visceral driving experience of a single seat racing car with the performance & accessibility of a superbike.

 

The Darkside is unlike anything else on the road or the racetrack.

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Specification

Every Darkside will be handmade in the UK, and will feature:

  • A highly optimized design focused on mass-centralisation and absolute driver engagement.

  • An immersive single-seat cockpit environment including sequential up- and down-shifting, six-point safety harness and quick-ratio steering system.

  • A relentlessly powerful four-cylinder powertrain integrated as a semi-stressed member of the chassis. with dry sump lubrication system for optimal CoG positioning, plus six-speed sequential gearbox and back-torque-limiting clutch.

  • A high performance yet ultra light tubular steel chassis with integrated rollover protection.

  • Highly optimised chassis dynamics/kinematics, delivered in the form of a double-wishbone suspension system front and rear, with adjustable roll stiffness and linkage-actuated coilover spring-dampers.

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Derivatives

Three Darkside derivatives will be made available, allowing you to choose the specification that best suits your needs.

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Your entry to the Darkside.

Our unique design philosophy in a specification achievable on the most realistic of budgets.

>188bhp

>140kW

<360kg

<792lb

~1850mm

~73"

~2400mm

~95"

£ TBC

£ TBC

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The game changer.

 

For those that wish to experience a step change in driving engagement. Not for the faint of heart.

>236bhp

>180kW

<360kg

<792lb

~1850mm

~73"

~2400mm

~95"

£ TBC

£ TBC

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The real deal.

A no-nonsense track-focused specification boasting more than one-thousand bhp-per-ton.

>340bhp

>255kW

<340kg

<748lb

~1925mm

~76"

~2400mm

~95"

£ TBC

£ TBC

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