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Gordon-Keeble GK1

(1964 model)

Brief specs of 1964 Gordon-Keeble GK1

2-door 5-seater fixed-head coupé, petrol (gasoline) 8-cylinder 16-valve V engine, OHV (overhead valve, I-head), 5354 cm3 / 326.7 cu in / 326.7 cu in, 208.8 kW / 280.0 hp / 280.0 hp @ 5000 rpm / 5000 rpm / 5000 rpm, 488.0 N·m / 359.9 lb·ft / 359.9 lb·ft @ 3000 rpm / 3000 rpm / 3000 rpm, rear wheel drive, 222 km/h / 138 mph / 138 mph top speed

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)Gordon-KeebleIssued from1964
ModelGK1Issued until
SerieGKNumber made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerGordon-KeebleCountryUK

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors2
Bodywork typefixed-head coupéNumber of seats5
Bodywork designerBertoneCargo capacity (volume)
Passenger space (volume)Max. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length4813 mm / 189.5 in / 189.5 inTotal (curb) weight1436 kg / 3166 lb / 3166 lb
Width1727 mm / 68.0 in / 68.0 inDry weight
Height1394 mm / 54.9 in / 54.9 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2591 mm / 102.0 in / 102.0 inGross (max.) weight
Track front1394 mm / 54.9 in / 54.9 inTowing weight
Track rear1394 mm / 54.9 in / 54.9 inWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearanceFuel capacity
Length/wheelbase ratio1.86  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)Frontal area (A)2.05 m2 / 22.0 sq ft / 22.0 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 ManufacturerGMValves per cylinder2
Engine constructionBore101.6 mm / 4.00 in / 4.00 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke82.5 mm / 3.25 in / 3.25 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio1.23
Fuel supply1 Ca carbEngine displacement5354 cm3 / 326.7 cu in / 326.7 cu in
Engine Main bearings5Unitary capacity669.25 cm3/cylinder / 40.840 cu in/cylinder / 40.840 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignOHV (overhead valve, I-head)Compression ratio10.5 : 1
SumpMax. output power208.8 kW / 280.0 hp / 280.0 hp at 5000 rpm / 5000 rpm / 5000 rpm
AspirationnaturalMax. torque488.0 N·m / 359.9 lb·ft / 359.9 lb·ft at 3000 rpm / 3000 rpm / 3000 rpm
Compressor typeN/AMaximum rpm
IntercoolernoMax. net output (power at the wheels)83.7 kW / 112.2 hp / 112.2 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output39.0 kW/l / 0.857 bhp/cu in / 0.857 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converternoSpecific torque91.2 N·m/l / 0.80 lb·ft/cu in / 0.80 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

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

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)5.00 s / 5.00 s / 5.00 sTop (maximal) speed222 km/h / 138 mph / 138 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)6.20 s / 6.20 s / 6.20 sPower-to-weight ratio195.0 kW/ton / 147.7 bhp/ton / 147.7 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 Gordon-Keeble GK1

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