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GSM Flamingo V8

(1967 model)

Brief specs of 1967 GSM Flamingo V8

2-door 2-seater fixed-head coupé, petrol (gasoline) 8-cylinder 16-valve V engine, OHV (overhead valve, I-head), 4265 cm3 / 260.3 cu in / 260.3 cu in, 105.1 kW / 140.9 hp / 140.9 hp @ 4400 rpm / 4400 rpm / 4400 rpm, 350.0 N·m / 258.1 lb·ft / 258.1 lb·ft @ 2200 rpm / 2200 rpm / 2200 rpm, rear wheel drive

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)GSMIssued from1967
ModelFlamingo V8Issued until
SerieFlamingoNumber made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerGSMCountryZA

Bodywork

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

Dimensions & Weight

Length3759 mm / 148.0 in / 148.0 inTotal (curb) weight889 kg / 1960 lb / 1960 lb
Width1537 mm / 60.5 in / 60.5 inDry weight
Height1245 mm / 49.0 in / 49.0 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2210 mm / 87.0 in / 87.0 inGross (max.) weight
Track frontTowing weight
Track rearWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearanceFuel capacity
Length/wheelbase ratio1.7  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)Frontal area (A)1.63 m2 / 17.5 sq ft / 17.5 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 ManufacturerFordValves per cylinder2
Engine constructionBore96.5 mm / 3.80 in / 3.80 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke72.9 mm / 2.87 in / 2.87 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio1.32
Fuel supplyEngine displacement4265 cm3 / 260.3 cu in / 260.3 cu in
Engine Main bearings5Unitary capacity533.13 cm3/cylinder / 32.534 cu in/cylinder / 32.534 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignOHV (overhead valve, I-head)Compression ratio
SumpMax. output power105.1 kW / 140.9 hp / 140.9 hp at 4400 rpm / 4400 rpm / 4400 rpm
AspirationnaturalMax. torque350.0 N·m / 258.1 lb·ft / 258.1 lb·ft at 2200 rpm / 2200 rpm / 2200 rpm
Compressor typeN/AMaximum rpm
IntercoolernoMax. net output (power at the wheels)45.0 kW / 60.3 hp / 60.3 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output24.6 kW/l / 0.541 bhp/cu in / 0.541 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converternoSpecific torque82.1 N·m/l / 0.72 lb·ft/cu in / 0.72 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

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

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)5.30 s / 5.30 s / 5.30 sTop (maximal) speed
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)7.20 s / 7.20 s / 7.20 sPower-to-weight ratio158.6 kW/ton / 120.2 bhp/ton / 120.2 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 GSM Flamingo V8

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