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Joyrider Sport 1.6 16v

Joyrider Sport 1.6 16v
Joyrider Sport 1.6 16v

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Joyrider Sport 1.6 16v
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Joyrider Sport - Saxo 1.6 16v VTS (125 bhp)

Factory built or Self Build


See also the New Vigilante buggy .....

Due to the development of the new Vigilante buggy we also offer the original Joyrider Sport buggy for On and Off road use. The factory built Joyrider Sport buggy is fitted with the popular Saxo VTS 1.6 16V engine. This engine has proved to be very good with its 120bhp as standard, and the gearbox also can be fitted with a limited slip diff if required.

Over the last several years we have constantly developed from the KR2 - KR3 to the Joyrider, making a high performance, high specification off road buggy. The Joyrider has being put through its paces on land rover 4x4, and Moto Cross tracks around the country, that have helped to develop the ruggedness of the buggy. As the buggy is made from standard car parts, parts and are readily available all over the world, as we use standard discs, pads, tyres etc.

All the Saxo Joyrider buggies are fitted from used / damaged Saxo VTS cars, where the engines that have being serviced by Blitzworld, with timing belt, plugs, oil etc replaced. We no longer use the existing ECU's, as we now completely remake the wiring loom including the engine management system, for ease of installation and maintenance.

The Joyrider buggy comes complete ready to drive away including 12" alloy wheels with Block tread off road tyres, bucket seats, 5 point safety harness, aluminium radiator, aluminium expansion tank and aluminium fuel tank as standard.

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Performance

The Joyrider can be built with any engine, but we recomend a car engine over a bike engine as it is more powerfull (more torque), cheaper to run, cheaper to fit (no complex gearboxes), and faster. The chart below gives some typical performance figures of a R1 bike against the standard Saxo VTS car engine. The bike final bhp is low due to the vehicle has doubled in weight from the initial weight, as the car weight has halved, thus doubling the performance and reliability.

 approx bhp's Std vehicle spec approx Joyrider Buggy Spec @ 480kgs approx
 Weight Bhp  Speed Weight Bhp at new weight 480 kgs Top Speed
 R1 Bike engine 205 Kgs 157 bhp 185 mph 480 Kgs  70 bhp  approx (weight incease) 115 mph
 Saxo VTS 1.6 16v 935 Kgs  120 bhp  140 mph 480 Kgs 250 bhp approx (weight decrease) 160 mph

Chassis

The chassis is made from 42mm diameter CDS tube (other specifications are available), with mig welded construction. The chassis is IVA approved and has both front and rear crumple zones with side impact bars. The front footwell is metal with a front metal fairing bonnet.

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Handling

The Joyrider is fitted with trailing arm suspension (like a Moto Cross bike) this gives over 12" of rear travel on the rear wheels. The front wheels use a Coil over Mc Pherson Strut, offering a very tight turning circle.

The buggy is fitted with a hanging pedal box with twin pot brake cylinders for front and rear brake bias set up

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Specification

 Engine  Citone Saxo VTS
 1600cc
 120bhp
 Petrol
 Top speed 150 mph +
 Exhaust Stainless steel straight through (absorbative)
 Fuel Petrol
 Tank capacity (6 Gallons) Aluminium Tank
 Tank can be fitted front or rear (optional)
 Cooling Water
 Aluminium Radiator
 Aluminium Expansion Bottle
 Drive Rear wheels - via hardy splicer drive shafts
 Limited slip diff optional
 Transmission 5 speed manual with Reverse
 Custom built Hardy Splicer drive shafts
 Brakes Disc Brakes all round
 Hydraulic handbrake
 Mechanical handbrake (optional)
 Suspension  Front Adjustable Mcpherson struts - A arm
 Rear Adjustable coil overs - Trailing arm
 Electrics Weather proof conduited wiring loom
 Wheels & Tyres  ATV 25x8x12 Front
 ATV 25x10x12 Rear
 Mudguards Plastic mudguards on all 4 wheels (optional)
 Controls Key start
 Push button (optional) 
 Lights Front Headlights (optional)
 Rear stop (optional)
 Seats Bucket seat (different colours available)
 Seat Belts 5 point quick release 3" belts 
 Buggy colour Red - Blue - Black - Green - Grey - Yellow
  


























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Dimensions

 Length  3000 mm o/all
 Width 1700 mm o/all
 Height 1570 mm with 12" ATV tyres 
 Ground Clearance 250 mm (10") Lowest point (diff)
 Suspension Travel Rear 450mm (18") adjustable 
 Suspension Travel Front  150mm (6") adjustable
 ATV 12" Wheels  640 dia tyre o/all 
 Weight (unladen) 480 kgs Saxo VTS engine
Drive Position
Limited Slip Diff
Buggy Colour
Road Legal - Ready to drive