Ginetta G4 1961 on


May 15, 2013 By Mike Lee
Last updated on July 29, 2015
Ginetta G4 (1962)
Country
UK
Top Speed (mph)
120
0-60 mph
8.5
BHP
90
Engine capacity CC/CU
1340/82
Engine type
Straight 4 Fuel Injection
Aspiration
Normal
Valve Type/No
Overhead 8
Transmission (manual/auto)
Manual
No of speeds
4
Wheels driven
RWD
Brakes F/R
Disc/Drum
No. of Seats
2
Length (in)
132
Width (in)
56
Height (in)
42
Additional Info: G4 production started in 1961 as the series 1, series 2 started in 1963 and series 3 in 1966. Engine choices were Ford engines ranging from 1000cc – 1650cc (40-100bhp), the original production ended in 1969. A few series 4 cars came out around 1981-1985. In 1989/90 30 G4’s were built with mainly 1700cc Kent engines.

 

Ginetta G4 (1962)
Country
UK
Top Speed (mph)
125
0-60 mph
5.5
BHP
150 @5700rpm
Torque lbft
120 @4500rpm
BHP per ton
236
Engine capacity CC/CU
1796/110
Engine type
Straight 4 Fuel Injection
Aspiration
Normal
Compression Ratio
10.0:1
Valve Type/No
DOHC 16
Transmission (manual/auto)
Manual
No of speeds
5
Wheels driven
RWD
Brakes F/R
Disc/Disc
No. of Seats
2
Length (in)
133.9
Width (in)
59.4
Height (in)
39.4
Kerb Weight (lbs)
1400
Additional Info: The G4 has since made a come back with an 1800cc (130-150bhp) Ford Zetec engine or a 2.0 litre (165-195bhp) Ford Zetec engine and is very popular for track day use. Competition cars produce 230bhp. These are available through Dare UK.

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