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  1. Andy Sheldon

    Tornado Australia

    We are now in the process of setting up an outlet for our cars, kits and parts in Australia. Tornado Australia will be run and operated by Dave Stean. Many of you will already know Dave from the Facebook Australian GT40 and Cobra replica pages. Dave has been building replica cars in Australia...
  2. Andy Sheldon

    Ford GT40 MK2 model kit

    Soon to be released by Meng is a 1/12 Ford GT40 MK 2 plastic model kit. Something to do while waiting for your kit package to arrive or build a minature of your full size replica. These kits will be available direct from Tornado Sports Cars in a few weeks time. Price is expected to be approx...
  3. Andy Sheldon

    Improved Gurney Weslake covers

    A new and improved version of the Gurney Weslake valve covers will be available in the next few weeks. The top fins have been replaced with one long continuous fin to give a much more accurate look. These covers are a direct fit onto any heads which a standard Ford 302 rocker cover will fit...
  4. Andy Sheldon

    Billboard Tyres

    Avon and Goodyear Eagle Billboard tyres are now available from Tornado Sports Cars. Pictured knock on rear wheel and tyre is from our new Gulf 1075 replica demonstration car which will be completed in early 2021.
  5. Andy Sheldon

    Lucas 608 Mirror

    The 608 Lucas rear view mirror as fitted to the original GT40 are now available from Tornado Sports Cars. The Mirrors are supplied complete with an aluminium mount suitable for attaching the mirror to the windscreen or the roof headliner. It features a dip function slider as per the original...
  6. Andy Sheldon

    QBE62G Transaxle

    We are now supplying the latest new version of the QBE62G gearbox. The cost is £8,750 + VAT and this includes the bellhousing to suit the Ford Windsor small block engine. The following details have been provided by Quaife. Quaife designed the QBE62G to provide a modern, uprated, robust...
  7. Andy Sheldon

    Door top roof bubble

    A new MK1 GT40 roof bubble is now available in the slightly lower height of 1 3/4" than our previous version which has now been available for the last 30 years or so. The new version has a shaped mounting flange that is curved to exactly match the curvature of the door top to avoid door top...
  8. Andy Sheldon

    Ultra Torque Starter Motor

    A new super heavy duty ultra torque starter motor featuring a steel gear insert for use on both EFI and carburetor equipped engines. This starter is both compact and powerful and ideal for use on EFI engines with up to a 10:1 compression ratio. These starter motors feature an integral solenoid...
  9. Andy Sheldon

    Rear Body Section Restraint Cables

    New rear body section restraint cables are now available. These can be fitted to replace the rear body section stays that were previously available. The kit consists of cable, hooks, swivel end clips and fixings pack all in stainless steel to prevent rusting. The same kit can also be used to...
  10. Andy Sheldon

    Tornado TSC GT40 on You Tube

    A driving review on the Tornado GT40 can now be seen on You Tube at Thanks Andy
  11. Andy Sheldon

    Knock On Spinners and Nuts

    The first batch of Gulf type front knock on wheel spinners are now available. They were slowed down due to the virus situation. We now have normal Halibrand spinners, Gulf front spinners and plain wheel nuts available for or knock on wheel hub conversions. I have seen some original cars with the...
  12. Andy Sheldon

    New Tacho

    We have now introduced a new Tachometer to our standard instrument set. Its 0 to 8000 rpm and now features a 6500 rpm to 7000 rpm red sector as on original GT40 Tachometers. The bezel is IVA compliant as standard. Thanks Andy
  13. Andy Sheldon

    Gulf roof vent

    A Gulf GT40 single roof vent as on 1075 is now available. It can be recessed flush into the roof outer skin and made functional by cutting a slot through the roof outer skin beneath the vent and then cutting a hole in the roof inner skin to allow cockpit ventilation as on 1075. Manufactured in...
  14. Andy Sheldon

    Wing mirrors

    We now have available classic chrome racing mirrors the same as those fitted to many original GT40s back in the 60's. The mirrors are mounted direct to the front wings. Sold in pairs complete with all fixings.
  15. Andy Sheldon

    Tornado on CKC magazine cover

    A Tornado TSC GT40 is featured on the front cover of the April 2020 issue of Complete Kit Car magazine with a feature article inside. Also towards the rear of the Magazine Rob Davenhall starts his Tornado TSC build series in the running reports section.
  16. Andy Sheldon

    Motorsport Decals

    We are now able to supply a range of self adhesive backed Motor Sport Decals. Any Decal in any size. Packages for original cars available. For example Gulf 1075 in 1968 and 1969 colour schemes. Also Roundels and race numbers etc. The finishing touch for an authentic replica. Picture shows decals...
  17. Andy Sheldon

    Original front indicators

    We have now introduced original GT40 front indicators. These feature a flat glass front lens instead of the peaked plastic lens which is usually fitted to all replicas. They are supplied in pairs complete with bulbs and fittings.
  18. Andy Sheldon

    Race Number Lights

    We have now introduced a set of 3 roundel race number lights as fitted to GT40 race cars for night time race number illumination. These lights are as original and supplied with bulbs and fixings.
  19. Andy Sheldon

    Gulf Lower Headlight units

    We are now able to supply the lower headlight units as fitted to Gulf racing cars like 1075.
  20. Andy Sheldon

    Megaphones and Pipes

    We are now able to supply Megaphones and straight pipes for a more original looking exhaust system. We have produced these before but now we can supply them with internal baffles so that they are suitable for use on the road. Just! We can make any diameter and length and the standard units are...