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Ginetta G4 Series IV

(1982 model)

Brief specs of 1982 Ginetta G4 Series IV

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

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)GinettaIssued from1982
ModelG4 Series IVIssued until
SerieG4Number made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerGinettaCountryUK

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors2
Bodywork typedrophead coupé (convertible coupé)Number of seats2
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)
Passenger space (volume)Max. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length3730 mm / 146.9 in / 146.9 inTotal (curb) weight558 kg / 1230 lb / 1230 lb
Width1570 mm / 61.8 in / 61.8 inDry weight
Height1060 mm / 41.7 in / 41.7 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2130 mm / 83.9 in / 83.9 inGross (max.) weight
Track front1270 mm / 50.0 in / 50.0 inTowing weight
Track rear1300 mm / 51.2 in / 51.2 inWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearance1270 mm / 50.0 in / 50.0 inFuel capacity36 l / 7.9 UK gal / 9.5 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.75  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)Frontal area (A)1.41 m2 / 15.2 sq ft / 15.2 sq ft (est.)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)

Engine

Engine CodeTotal number of cylinders4
Engine Typestraight (inline) Total number of valves8
Engine ManufacturerFordValves per cylinder2
Engine constructioncast iron block & headBore81.0 mm / 3.19 in / 3.19 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke77.6 mm / 3.06 in / 3.06 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio1.04
Fuel supply1 We carbEngine displacement1599 cm3 / 97.6 cu in / 97.6 cu in
Engine Main bearings5Unitary capacity399.75 cm3/cylinder / 24.394 cu in/cylinder / 24.394 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignSOHC (single overhead camshaft)Compression ratio9.2 : 1
SumpMax. output power63.4 kW / 85.0 hp / 85.0 hp at 5400 rpm / 5400 rpm / 5400 rpm
AspirationnaturalMax. torque124.0 N·m / 91.5 lb·ft / 91.5 lb·ft at 3500 rpm / 3500 rpm / 3500 rpm
Compressor typeN/AMaximum rpm6600 rpm / 6600 rpm / 6600 rpm
IntercoolernoMax. net output (power at the wheels)8.4 kW / 11.2 hp / 11.2 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output39.6 kW/l / 0.871 bhp/cu in / 0.871 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converternoSpecific torque77.5 N·m/l / 0.68 lb·ft/cu in / 0.68 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typemanualNumber of gears4
Wheel driverear wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio1
  Final gear (drive) ratio3.7

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)7.00 s / 7.00 s / 7.00 sTop (maximal) speed185 km/h / 115 mph / 115 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio152.3 kW/ton / 115.4 bhp/ton / 115.4 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-lock2.75Turning circle10.3 m / 33.8 ft / 33.8 ft
Suspension frontIndependent, Double wishbones, Coil springsSuspension rearLive axle, Radius arms, Coil springs
Wheels front5.5Wheels rear5.5
Tyres front185/70 13Tyres rear185/70 13
Brakes frontdiscBrakes reardrum
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsBraked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Ginetta G4 Series IV

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