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Ginetta G21 3-Litre

(1970 model)

Brief specs of 1970 Ginetta G21 3-Litre

2-door 2+2-seater fixed-head coupé, petrol (gasoline) 6-cylinder 12-valve V engine, OHV (overhead valve, I-head), 2994 cm3 / 182.7 cu in / 182.7 cu in, 95.4 kW / 127.9 hp / 127.9 hp @ 4750 rpm / 4750 rpm / 4750 rpm, 235.0 N·m / 173.3 lb·ft / 173.3 lb·ft @ 3000 rpm / 3000 rpm / 3000 rpm, manual with overdrive 4-speed transmission, rear wheel drive

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)GinettaIssued from1970
ModelG21 3-LitreIssued until
SerieG21Number made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerGinettaCountryUK

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

Length3975 mm / 156.5 in / 156.5 inTotal (curb) weight871 kg / 1920 lb / 1920 lb
Width1600 mm / 63.0 in / 63.0 inDry weight
Height1168 mm / 46.0 in / 46.0 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2311 mm / 91.0 in / 91.0 inGross (max.) weight
Track front1289 mm / 50.7 in / 50.7 inTowing weight
Track rear1295 mm / 51.0 in / 51.0 inWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearance121 mm / 4.8 in / 4.8 inFuel capacity46 l / 10.0 UK gal / 12.0 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.72  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)Frontal area (A)1.59 m2 / 17.1 sq ft / 17.1 sq ft (est.)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)

Engine

Engine CodeTotal number of cylinders6
Engine TypeV engine Total number of valves12
Engine ManufacturerFordValves per cylinder2
Engine constructionBore93.7 mm / 3.69 in / 3.69 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke72.4 mm / 2.85 in / 2.85 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio1.29
Fuel supply1 We carbEngine displacement2994 cm3 / 182.7 cu in / 182.7 cu in
Engine Main bearings4Unitary capacity499.00 cm3/cylinder / 30.451 cu in/cylinder / 30.451 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignOHV (overhead valve, I-head)Compression ratio8.9 : 1
SumpMax. output power95.4 kW / 127.9 hp / 127.9 hp at 4750 rpm / 4750 rpm / 4750 rpm
AspirationnaturalMax. torque235.0 N·m / 173.3 lb·ft / 173.3 lb·ft at 3000 rpm / 3000 rpm / 3000 rpm
Compressor typeN/AMaximum rpm
IntercoolernoMax. net output (power at the wheels)15.4 kW / 20.6 hp / 20.6 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output31.9 kW/l / 0.700 bhp/cu in / 0.700 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converternoSpecific torque78.5 N·m/l / 0.69 lb·ft/cu in / 0.69 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typemanual with overdriveNumber of gears4
Wheel driverear wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio0.82
  Final gear (drive) ratio2.88

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)5.80 s / 5.80 s / 5.80 sTop (maximal) speed
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio147.0 kW/ton / 111.3 bhp/ton / 111.3 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
Steeringrack & pinionSteering details
Turns lock-to-lock2.8Turning circle10.7 m / 35.1 ft / 35.1 ft
Suspension frontIndependent, Wishbone (A-arm, control arm), Coil springs, Anti-roll (anti-sway) bar (ARB)Suspension rearIndependent, Wishbone (A-arm, control arm), Radius arms, 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 G21 3-Litre

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