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About Ginetta

Ginetta Cars was founded in 1958 by the four Walklett brothers (Bob, Ivor, Trevers and Douglas) in Woodbridge, Suffolk, England.

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The first car, the G2, was produced as a kit for enthusiasts and consisted of a tubular frame chassis to take Ford components and aluminium body. About 100 were made.The G3 was introduced with glass fibre body in 1959 to be followed by the G4 in 1961. The G4 used the new Ford 105E engine and had a glass fibre GT style body and the suspension was updated to coil springing at the front with Ford live axle at the rear. Where the G2 and G3 had been designed for competition the G4 was usable as an everyday car but still was very competitive in Motor Sport with numerous successes. Over 500 were made up to 1969 with a variety of Ford engines. In 1963 a coupe was introduced alongside the open car and a BMC axle replaced the Ford one at the rear. On test the car reached 120 mph with a 1500 cc engine. The series III version of 1966 added the then popular pop up headlights.

The G10 and G11 from 1964 were higher powered versions with Ford V8 and MGB engines respectively. The G12 was a mid-engined competition car.

In 1967 the G15 was launched with Hillman Imp engine. This two seater coupe had a glass fibre body bolted to a tube chassis and used Imp rear and Triumph front suspension. Over 800 were made up to 1974 and the car was fully type approved allowing for the first time complete Ginetta cars to be sold.

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2-door
2-seat
S4 8v 1.0L OHV M-4
29.8 kW / 40.0 hp / 40.0 hp  70.0 N·m / 51.6 lb·ft / 51.6 lb·ft
   

Ginetta G4 (1960)

2-door 2-seater drophead coupé (convertible coupé), petrol (gasoline) 4-cylinder 8-valve straight (inline) engine, OHV (overhead valve, I-head), 997 cm3 / 60.8 cu in / 60.8 cu in, 29.8 kW / 40.0 hp / 40.0 hp @ 5000 rpm / 5000 rpm / 5000 rpm, 70.0 N·m / 51.6 lb·ft / 51.6 lb·ft @ 2700 rpm / 2700 rpm / 2700 rpm, manual 4-speed transmission, rear wheel drive, 169 km/h / 105 mph / 105 mph top speed

2-door
2-seat
S4 8v 1.3L OHV M-4
67.1 kW / 90.0 hp / 90.0 hp        
   

Ginetta G4 (1962)

2-door 2-seater drophead coupé (convertible coupé), petrol (gasoline) 4-cylinder 8-valve straight (inline) engine, OHV (overhead valve, I-head), 1340 cm3 / 81.8 cu in / 81.8 cu in, 67.1 kW / 90.0 hp / 90.0 hp, manual 4-speed transmission, rear wheel drive, 193 km/h / 120 mph / 120 mph top speed

2-door
2-seat
S4 8v 1.5L OHV M-4
67.1 kW / 90.0 hp / 90.0 hp  129.0 N·m / 95.1 lb·ft / 95.1 lb·ft
   

Ginetta G4 (1968)

2-door 2-seater drophead coupé (convertible coupé), petrol (gasoline) 4-cylinder 8-valve straight (inline) engine, OHV (overhead valve, I-head), 1496 cm3 / 91.3 cu in / 91.3 cu in, 67.1 kW / 90.0 hp / 90.0 hp @ 6000 rpm / 6000 rpm / 6000 rpm, 129.0 N·m / 95.1 lb·ft / 95.1 lb·ft @ 4500 rpm / 4500 rpm / 4500 rpm, manual 4-speed transmission, rear wheel drive, 193 km/h / 120 mph / 120 mph top speed

2-door
2-seat
S4   1.6L      M-5
103.0 kW / 138.1 hp / 138.1 hp        
9.4 l/100km / 30.1 mpg-UK / 25.0 mpg-US  

Ginetta G4 (1982)

2-door 2-seater convertible (cabriolet), petrol (gasoline) 4-cylinder straight (inline) engine, 1600 cm3 / 97.6 cu in / 97.6 cu in, 103.0 kW / 138.1 hp / 138.1 hp, manual 5-speed transmission, rear wheel drive, consumption 9.4 l/100km / 30.1 mpg-UK / 25.0 mpg-US

2-door
2-seat
S4 8v 1.6L SOHC M-4
63.4 kW / 85.0 hp / 85.0 hp  124.0 N·m / 91.5 lb·ft / 91.5 lb·ft
   

Ginetta G4 Series IV (1982)

2-door 2-seater drophead coupé (convertible coupé), petrol (gasoline) 4-cylinder 8-valve straight (inline) engine, SOHC (single overhead camshaft), 1599 cm3 / 97.6 cu in / 97.6 cu in, 63.4 kW / 85.0 hp / 85.0 hp @ 5400 rpm / 5400 rpm / 5400 rpm, 124.0 N·m / 91.5 lb·ft / 91.5 lb·ft @ 3500 rpm / 3500 rpm / 3500 rpm, manual 4-speed transmission, rear wheel drive, 185 km/h / 115 mph / 115 mph top speed

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Auto Insurance Discounts

There are several discount programmes offered by many insurance companies, which we summarized below. Availability of each discount, discount rates and age requirements may vary by insurance company and by state, indeed. Also be aware that certain types vehicles may not qualify, you should always check with your insurance provider.

Anti-Theft Discount

Vehicles equipped with an alarm or anti-theft device may save you money on your Comprehensive Coverage.

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