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Apollo GT

(1963 model)

Brief specs of 1963 Apollo GT

2-door 2+2-seater fixed-head coupé, petrol (gasoline) 8-cylinder 16-valve V engine, OHV (overhead valve, I-head), 3532 cm3 / 215.5 cu in / 215.5 cu in, 151.4 kW / 203.0 hp / 203.0 hp @ 5000 rpm / 5000 rpm / 5000 rpm, rear wheel drive, 209 km/h / 130 mph / 130 mph top speed

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)ApolloIssued from1963
ModelGTIssued until
SerieGTNumber made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerApolloCountryUS,DE

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors2
Bodywork typefixed-head coupéNumber of seats2+2
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)
Passenger space (volume)Max. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length4420 mm / 174.0 in / 174.0 inTotal (curb) weight1043 kg / 2299 lb / 2299 lb
Width1422 mm / 56.0 in / 56.0 inDry weight
Height1295 mm / 51.0 in / 51.0 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2464 mm / 97.0 in / 97.0 inGross (max.) weight
Track front1422 mm / 56.0 in / 56.0 inTowing weight
Track rear1422 mm / 56.0 in / 56.0 inWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearanceFuel capacity
Length/wheelbase ratio1.79  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)Frontal area (A)1.57 m2 / 16.8 sq ft / 16.8 sq ft (est.)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)

Engine

Engine CodeTotal number of cylinders8
Engine TypeV engine Total number of valves16
Engine ManufacturerRover/BuickValves per cylinder2
Engine constructionBore88.9 mm / 3.50 in / 3.50 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke71.1 mm / 2.80 in / 2.80 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio1.25
Fuel supply1 Ro carbEngine displacement3532 cm3 / 215.5 cu in / 215.5 cu in
Engine Main bearings5Unitary capacity441.50 cm3/cylinder / 26.942 cu in/cylinder / 26.942 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignOHV (overhead valve, I-head)Compression ratio11.0 : 1
SumpMax. output power151.4 kW / 203.0 hp / 203.0 hp at 5000 rpm / 5000 rpm / 5000 rpm
AspirationnaturalMax. torque at
Compressor typeN/AMaximum rpm
IntercoolernoMax. net output (power at the wheels)60.6 kW / 81.2 hp / 81.2 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output42.9 kW/l / 0.942 bhp/cu in / 0.942 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converternoSpecific torque

Transmission

Transmission typeNumber of gears
Wheel driverear wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio1
  Final gear (drive) ratio

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed209 km/h / 130 mph / 130 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio194.6 kW/ton / 147.5 bhp/ton / 147.5 bhp/ton
Acceleration 0-100 km/hFuel consumption, City (urban)
Acceleration 0-100 mph (160 km/h)Fuel consumption, Road (extra-urban)
Acceleration 80-120 km/h (50-70 mph) in topFuel consumption, Mixed (combined)
Standing ¼mile time Fuel consumption, Euro
Standing kilometer time CO2 emissions
  Range

Chassis

Engine locationfrontEngine alignmentlongitudinal
SteeringSteering details
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle
Suspension frontSuspension rear
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres frontTyres rear
Brakes frontBrakes rear
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsBraked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Apollo GT

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