Looking to make an impact from behind the wheel of a truly one of a
kind ride? Check out this 2001 Diva Roadster. It combines dynamic
styling, a light curb weight and some serious power, so it's a
veritable rocket on wheels but in addition, its impressively
engineered components from front to back make it an agile, refined
performer as well.
There'll be double takes for sure when this roadster pulls up. The
concept of a built to order component car is not a new one, but
this is a model you just don't often see. Its Electron blue paint
cuts a high impact appearance and upon closer inspection you won't
find the unsightly stress cracks in the fiberglass body that are so
common among lesser reinforced models. The paint quality does this
distinctive car proud and up front, a nostalgia-invoking grille
reminiscent of the Ford coupes of the early '30s - albeit in a more
compact form - sits between two prominently sized chrome headlight
casings, just in front of the gracefully scooped hood whose extra
clearance hints at the sizable powerplant underneath. The vents on
either side of the front end add a great visual detail in addition
to improved ventilation. Sturdy roll bars protect both driver and
passenger - a nice feature often missing in component cars.
The low profile and open cockpit configuration of the Diva makes
doors unnecessary and the step inside the cockpit is an easy one.
Once you make it, you'll be surrounded by a gray vinyl interior
with bucket seats that have enough bolster to provide support
during aggressive cornering and fit nicely inside the cockpit as
they straddle a platform that puts the B&M automatic shifter
within easy reach. The dash area features a nice assortment of
white faced VDO gauges to keep tabs on motoring functions, as well
as a pad across the top. A sturdy strut braces the rear deck lid in
its raised position, and you'll find a nice amount of space inside
the trunk area for some take along items.
Big power plus light weight has always been the time-tested formula
for exhilarating acceleration and it's on display here in absolute
abundance. There's a 383 cubic inch crate V8 under the hood, armed
with Weiand intake manifold and a 4-barrel Edelbrock carb that sits
under a sharp looking Edelbrock air cleaner. The powerplant is in
very good form, running smoothly and sounding great through its
aftermarket headers, with an exhaust note that's deep and rumbling,
but stops short of being too overbearing. The amply sized V8 pairs
with a 3-speed automatic transmission to make up a solid,
responsive drivetrain that's entrusted with powering a car whose
curb weight is just a bit over 2100 lbs, so you can get an idea of
just how much acceleration will be at your disposal. Where handling
is concerned, this roadster has things covered as well - it
features rack and pinion steering, coilover suspension in both
front and back, and a 5-link Ford rear axle that's adept at
handling uneven surfaces. Disc brakes at all four corners bring
this street machine to a quick stop on its 16" Eagle Alloy polished
aluminum wheels that are wrapped with Falken tires.
This 2001 Diva Roadster offers the opportunity to make a big
entrance wherever you go while enjoying outstanding performance at
the same time. Call today!
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