New Range For 2015 From Silhouette Karts

  18 February 2015

A new range of chassis is being released by Silhouette Race Karts. Designated the 'FR' series, the first model in the range is the FR-30 which is a 30mm chassis designed for the new IAME KA100 engine.

The Melbourne-based manufacturer will have 30/32 (great for TaG125) and 32mm models released shortly.

Above: The new Silhouette FR-30

The Silhouette FR-30 chassis is designed for the Clubman class which uses the IAME KA100 Reedjet engine & MG Red tyres.


  • 30/30  4130 Chrome Moly Chassis, hand-welded, stress relieved & heat treated. Powdercoated Metallic Black Onyx with petrol/brake-fluid resistant clear coat.
  • 1050mm Wheelbase
  • 40mm axle supported by three bearings
  • 95mm long billet alloy rear wheel hubs
  • 2 position adjustable rear ride height
  • 2-spot billet brake caliper & billet master cylinder
  • Ventilated & cross-drilled ‘floating’ brake disc
  • Braided stainless steel brake lines
  • Removable front torsion bar
  • 5 position adjustable front ride height
  • 10mm king-pin bolts
  • 8 position adjustable camber/castor
  • Black Magnesium 3-spoke wheels
  • Quality Italian billet components anodized ‘Titanium’
  • Tillet T8 flat bottom seat
  • Left & right hand seat stays
  • 9 litre quick-release fuel tank
  • 4-spoke blue suede steering wheel
  • 2 piece slide engine mount with magnesium top plate
  • KG ‘Euro-Style’ bodykit in black
  • 2015 Silhouette Race Team sticker kit including floortray sticker


  • Douglas SE magnesium wheels and bolt-on front hubs
  • 50mm axle assembly
  • Greyhound seat
  • KG 3-piece rear spoiler

Above: Removable front bar, adjustable ride-height, camber/castor etc

Above: 40mm axle, floating disc and billet components anodized ‘titanium’ as standard

Silhouette Race Karts design & manufacture their chassis to suit Australian conditions. "All of our Karts are hand manufactured to exacting standards & assembled to the highest quality by our experienced team" the organisation states.

"We don’t have ‘Factory Specials’ because every Silhouette Race Kart is prepared to the same high level as our Race Team.  It’s simple, we race what we sell."

Silhouette Karts Pty Ltd
110 Hume Highway
Somerton, VIC 3062
(03) 9308 6644

Above: KG ‘Euro-Style’ bodykit is standard

Above: Drive-side detail. Axle and running gear can be upgraded to 50mm

Above: Positive brake feel from the rod-operated master cylinder (includes secondary safety cable)

Above: 2015 Silhouette Clubman package, ready to race!


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