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Marcos - 2-Litre series

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About Marcos

Marcos was a British sports car manufacturer.

History

The company was founded in Luton, in Bedfordshire, England, in 1959 by Jem Marsh and Frank Costin. Frank Costin had earlier worked on the De Havilland Mosquito fighter-bombers and from there he got the idea to use plywood for the chassis. The company moved to a converted mill in Bradford on Avon, Wiltshire in 1963 and in 1971 to a purpose built factory at nearby Westbury.

Problems with exporting cars to the USA and the move to the new premises led to financial troubles in the 1970s and by 1971 they were out of business. Jem Marsh however stayed in the auto business and in 1976 he bought back the rights to the Marcos name, and in 1981 the Marcos was relaunched with the Marcos V6 Coupe that was sold in kit form.

Marcos went bankrupt again in 2000, but thanks to a wealthy Canadian buying the company, production was again revived. The race car production was relocated to the Netherlands while road car production moved to Kenilworth, Warwickshire, England.

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S6 12v 3.0L      M-4
94.0 kW / 126.1 hp / 126.1 hp  240.0 N·m / 177.0 lb·ft / 177.0 lb·ft
   

Marcos 2-Litre (1968)

petrol (gasoline) 6-cylinder 12-valve straight (inline) engine, 2994 cm3 / 182.7 cu in / 182.7 cu in, 94.0 kW / 126.1 hp / 126.1 hp @ 4750 rpm / 4750 rpm / 4750 rpm, 240.0 N·m / 177.0 lb·ft / 177.0 lb·ft @ 3000 rpm / 3000 rpm / 3000 rpm, manual 4-speed transmission, rear wheel drive

2-door
2-seat
V4 8v 2.0L OHV M-4
76.1 kW / 102.1 hp / 102.1 hp  167.0 N·m / 123.2 lb·ft / 123.2 lb·ft
   

Marcos 2-Litre (1969)

2-door 2-seater fixed-head coupé, petrol (gasoline) 4-cylinder 8-valve V engine, OHV (overhead valve, I-head), 1996 cm3 / 121.8 cu in / 121.8 cu in, 76.1 kW / 102.1 hp / 102.1 hp @ 4750 rpm / 4750 rpm / 4750 rpm, 167.0 N·m / 123.2 lb·ft / 123.2 lb·ft @ 2750 rpm / 2750 rpm / 2750 rpm, manual 4-speed transmission, rear wheel drive, 193 km/h / 120 mph / 120 mph top speed

  
  
S6 12v 2.0L      M-4
65.0 kW / 87.2 hp / 87.2 hp  150.0 N·m / 110.6 lb·ft / 110.6 lb·ft
   

Marcos 2-Litre (1970)

convertible (cabriolet), petrol (gasoline) 6-cylinder 12-valve straight (inline) engine, 1996 cm3 / 121.8 cu in / 121.8 cu in, 65.0 kW / 87.2 hp / 87.2 hp @ 5000 rpm / 5000 rpm / 5000 rpm, 150.0 N·m / 110.6 lb·ft / 110.6 lb·ft @ 2500 rpm / 2500 rpm / 2500 rpm, manual 4-speed transmission, rear wheel drive

  
  
S6 12v 2.0L      M-4
65.0 kW / 87.2 hp / 87.2 hp  149.0 N·m / 109.9 lb·ft / 109.9 lb·ft
   

Marcos 2-Litre (1971)

petrol (gasoline) 6-cylinder 12-valve straight (inline) engine, 1996 cm3 / 121.8 cu in / 121.8 cu in, 65.0 kW / 87.2 hp / 87.2 hp @ 5000 rpm / 5000 rpm / 5000 rpm, 149.0 N·m / 109.9 lb·ft / 109.9 lb·ft @ 2500 rpm / 2500 rpm / 2500 rpm, manual 4-speed transmission, rear wheel drive

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