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Ginetta G12

(1966 model)

Brief specs of 1966 Ginetta G12

2-door 2-seater fixed-head coupé, petrol (gasoline) 4-cylinder 8-valve straight (inline) engine, SOHC (single overhead camshaft), 1590 cm3 / 97.0 cu in / 97.0 cu in, 117.8 kW / 158.0 hp / 158.0 hp @ 7500 rpm / 7500 rpm / 7500 rpm, 170.0 N·m / 125.4 lb·ft / 125.4 lb·ft @ 5500 rpm / 5500 rpm / 5500 rpm, manual 4-speed transmission, rear wheel drive, 225 km/h / 140 mph / 140 mph top speed

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)GinettaIssued from1966
ModelG12Issued until
SerieG12Number made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerGinettaCountryUK

Bodywork

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

Dimensions & Weight

Length3556 mm / 140.0 in / 140.0 inTotal (curb) weight787 kg / 1735 lb / 1735 lb
Width1549 mm / 61.0 in / 61.0 inDry weight
Height1016 mm / 40.0 in / 40.0 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2286 mm / 90.0 in / 90.0 inGross (max.) weight
Track front1295 mm / 51.0 in / 51.0 inTowing weight
Track rear1295 mm / 51.0 in / 51.0 inWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearanceFuel capacity55 l / 12.0 UK gal / 14.4 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.56  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)Frontal area (A)1.34 m2 / 14.4 sq ft / 14.4 sq ft (est.)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)

Engine

Engine CodeTotal number of cylinders4
Engine Typestraight (inline) (Inline, 4 cylinder)Total number of valves8
Engine ManufacturerValves per cylinder2
Engine constructionBore83.5 mm / 3.29 in / 3.29 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke72.6 mm / 2.86 in / 2.86 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio1.15
Fuel supply1 We carbEngine displacement1590 cm3 / 97.0 cu in / 97.0 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity397.50 cm3/cylinder / 24.257 cu in/cylinder / 24.257 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignSOHC (single overhead camshaft)Compression ratio11.0 : 1
SumpMax. output power117.8 kW / 158.0 hp / 158.0 hp at 7500 rpm / 7500 rpm / 7500 rpm
AspirationnaturalMax. torque170.0 N·m / 125.4 lb·ft / 125.4 lb·ft at 5500 rpm / 5500 rpm / 5500 rpm
Compressor typeN/AMaximum rpm
IntercoolernoMax. net output (power at the wheels)47.1 kW / 63.2 hp / 63.2 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output74.1 kW/l / 1.628 bhp/cu in / 1.628 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converternoSpecific torque106.9 N·m/l / 0.94 lb·ft/cu in / 0.94 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typemanualNumber of gears4
Wheel driverear wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio1
  Final gear (drive) ratio

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed225 km/h / 140 mph / 140 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio200.8 kW/ton / 152.1 bhp/ton / 152.1 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 locationmiddleEngine alignmentlongitudinal
Steeringrack & pinionSteering details
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle11.6 m / 38.1 ft / 38.1 ft
Suspension frontIndependent, Coil springsSuspension rearIndependent, Coil springs
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres frontTyres rear
Brakes frontdiscBrakes reardisc
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsBraked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Ginetta G12

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