The 2017 Noble M600 Supercar Lost its Lid

Noble Automotive has kept a relatively low profile in the supercar world, both in its sleek low-slung car design and its attitude. Nobles have long been supercars for those 'in the know.' This, however, is a bit more flashy than anything previous, the new (and scalped) Noble M600 Speedster. The small UK automaker sliced the top off its high performing coupe for 2017, creating a targa-top roadster with a claimed 650 horsepower on tap, according to the UK’s Autocar. It goes on sale later this year, and if you want one, you can expect to pay around £200,000 (about $269,000), though that has yet to be confirmed. RELATED: Unicorns Exist — A Rare Ford RS200 is Up for Sale
The 2017 Noble M600 Supercar Lost its Lid
The targa top supercar was recently unveiled at last weekend’s Goodwood Festival of Speed, where it made a run up the Goodwood Estate’s famed hillclimb course. Below you can find a brief video of the car’s warm up beforehand. The Noble M600 Speedster’s roof panels are said to pop on-and-off in about 30 seconds, however there’s no room in the car to store the tops when on-the-go. Instead, Noble will include more portable canvas covers for use during the occasional passing shower. At launch, the M600 Speedster will feature the same 4.4-liter Yamaha-derived V8, outfitted with twin turbochargers and pushing out in excess of 600 horsepower and willing the car to top speeds of around 200 mph. A sequential automatic transmission (not a double-clutch unit) will be standard equipment, however a manual gearbox is said to be in the works for later. RELATED: The World's Only "Carbon" Ferrari Enzo is For Sale
Need one in your life? The Noble M600 Speedster goes on sale later this year, throwing its hat into the ring amongst drop-top rivals the McLaren 650S Spider, Ferrari 488GTB Spider, and Porsche 911 Turbo S Cabriolet. RELATED: Ford Goes Retro With 2017 Heritage Edition Ford GT

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