Selected photos from the manufacturing-process of the GTP-13

Setting up of one raw mold for machining
Setting up of one raw mold for machining
The same mold after several hours of machining
The same mold after several hours of machining
The honeycomb reinforced body-centerpiece during vacuum forming
The honeycomb reinforced body-centerpiece during vacuum forming
The honeycomb reinforced instrument panel ready to be fitted with it’s inner layer
The honeycomb reinforced instrument panel ready to be fitted with it’s inner layer
honeycomb reinforced car body
The first raw-assembly of the kevlar-honeycomb reinforced body
Aluminium sheet metal assy ready to be fitted to the monocoque
Aluminium sheet metal assy ready to be fitted to the monocoque
Rear bulkhead after welding and flame straightening, ready for painting and waxing
Rear bulkhead after welding and flame straightening, ready for painting and waxing
high torsional stiffness car monocoque (chassis)
Fitment check of the body centerpiece and instrument panel on the monocoque
The monocoque weighs as little as 91kg but has significant torsional stiffness (12kNm/°)
The monocoque weighs as little as 91kg but has significant torsional stiffness (12kNm/°)
custom built adjustable pedal box
The completed, fully adjustable pedal box
deaerating deaerator dry sump oil tank
Finish welded deaerating oil tank (left: current design, right: outdated design)
Boring the bearing seats of rear wheel carriers
Boring the bearing seats of rear wheel carriers
Raw spun segments of forward and rear thin-sheet lightweight design wheels
Raw spun segments of forward and rear thin-sheet lightweight design wheels
welded steel thin-sheet lightweight design wheel
One rear thin-sheet lightweight design wheel after welding and dye-penetrant testing
Machining splined ends of hollow driveshafts
Machining splined ends of hollow driveshafts
The finished hollow drive shafts prior to heat treatment and painting
The finished hollow drive shafts prior to heat treatment and painting
Some of the many machined tight tolerance bolts, washers and nuts of the suspension prior to galvanizing
Some of the many machined tight tolerance bolts, washers and nuts of the suspension prior to galvanizing
Tubing prepared for fabrication of suspension arms
Tubing prepared for fabrication of suspension arms
Machined bits prepared for fabrication of suspension arms
Machined bits prepared for fabrication of suspension arms
Welded suspension arms prior to heat treatment and painting
Welded suspension arms prior to heat treatment and painting
Machining the housings of the engine's custom slide throttles
Machining the housings of the engine's custom slide throttles
EFI slide throttle for V8 engine
Finish machined and ready-to-install slide throttle assemblies
Prepared bits for one exhaust manifold
Prepared bits for one exhaust manifold
custom built exhaust manifold
One quite finished exhaust manifold
Discussing stripe design prior to painting
Discussing stripe design prior to painting
The car ready to receive the first paint base coat
The car ready to receive the first paint base coat
Finish-painted car with front and tail waiting for their red coat in the background
Finish-painted car with front and tail waiting for their red coat in the background
The final heating cycle
The final heating cycle