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Alternative Cars Ltd Cortez Specification / Data sheet


Midas composite monocoque.

Engine options

Rover K- series. (Any 4 cylinder unit)
1.1C - SU carb. 1120cc - 60bhp
1.4 K8 - single point injection. 1396cc - 76bhp
1.4 K16 - single point injection. 1396cc - 90bhp
1.4 K16 - multi point injection. 1396cc - 103bhp
1.8 K16 - multi point injection. 1796cc - 145bhp

Gearbox options

4 speed manual (1.1C)
5 speed manual (all engine options)
CVT automatic (1.1 and 1.4 engines)


Front/rear interconnected Hydragas system utilizing;
Front double wishbones with telescopic dampers and anti-roll bar. Rear trailing arms with telescopic dampers and anti-roll bar.


Rack and pinion.


Servo assisted dual circuit.
Front - discs (ventilated optional).
Rear -drums.


Cortez Pictures

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