K1 Attack: full specification


To build  the K1 Attack, British mechanic Oliver Ashley has spent 4,000 hours and £70,000 over  a three year period putting it together. Here’s what he’s used:

Vehicle Specification

Vehicle & Bodywork

• Steel tubular K1 Attack chassis coated in graphite metallic powder coat with full custom right-hand drive conversion.
• Composite body, finished in Lamborghini balloon white pearl, with graphite detailin
• Carbon fibre front and rear valences
• Bespoke carbon fibre bonnet pods
• Bespoke rear tailgate with boot and spoiler assembly
• Bespoke carbon fibre one-piece roof & windows
• Bespoke two-piece roof with mohair panels for “get me home” roof

Engine/ Transmission

• 246bhp Honda Civic type R Ep3 engine 2-litre with 6-speed manual Honda type R gearbox
• Hondata Kpro ECU, custom-mapped and tuned
• Custom side HKS inlet air intake
• Colour coded / polished hoses and pipe work
• Full Samco Urban Camo hose kit
• Two light weight Powervamp racing batteries in custom framework at front of chassis
• Supercharger conversion to be fitted 2010


• Front: Brembo Gran Turismo vented & cross-drilled discs and calipers

• Rear: Brembo DC5 vented & cross-drilled discs and calipers with combined hand brake mechanism
• Tilton Brake bias valve

Wheels & Tyres

• Bespoke Asanti 144 wheels 19” x 8.5 front; 19” x 10 rear
• Yokohama Advan tyres Front: 235/40 ZR19 Rear: 285/35ZR19


• Sporteing adjustable coil-overs with custom springs
• Front suspension arms coated in marine chrome

Cooling & Exhaust

• Bespoke stainless exhaust system with twin centre exit exhaust, inc high flow catalytic converter
• Bespoke four-branch manifold
• Bespoke stainless coolant pipe work front to rear
• Alloy front mounted radiator, with custom alloy header tank


• Racing seats re-moulded in carbon fibre & trimmed in black leather, red stitching with red alcantara detailing
• Instrument panel glove box and door cards trimmed in Black leather with red stitching & red alcantara detailing to match seats
• Centre dash panned remoulded in carbon fibre then re-trimmed in leather & red alcantara
• Bespoke carbon fibre centre console with bespoke stainless gear surround
• Momo GTR2 Steering wheel re-trimmed with red alcantara grips to match interior
• Momo GTR2 gear knob with custom gator
• Momo GTR2 handbrake handle
• Momo GTR2 pedals
• Momo 4-point race harness in red

Audio & multimedia

• Dashboard chassis assembly lowered by 50mm to accommodate Clarion MAX678RVD double DIN multimedia head unit
• Two pairs of Clarion SRU1720 component speakers moulded into bespoke door cards and A-pillar housings re-trimmed in leather & alcantara
• Clarion NAX973HD hard drive navigation moulded into dashboard below glove box
• Two Clarion APA4360 active amplifiers built into floors below seats
• Clarion CC2011E reverse camera set into rear number plate surround
• Clarion BLT373 Bluetooth hands free phone kit
• Clarion iPod kit mounted into glove box
• Two Clarion PFW1051 subwoofers built into bespoke fibreglass enclosures behind each seat, re-trimmed in black leather & red alcantara
• Portable 1000 Gigabyte hard drive built into custom concealed enclosure behind seat


• Linear actuators installed for remote one-touch access to driver & passenger doors, boot & bonnet
• PIAA Hid headlight system, LED sidelights
• Renovatio LED rear lights
• Full Cat1 alarm / immobiliser system with mobile alert system


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