Mini Marcos


May 26, 2013 By Mike Lee
Last updated on July 30, 2015
Mini Marcos 850 GT (1965)
Country
UK
Top Speed (mph)
85-90
0-60 mph
15 (approx)
BHP
34 @5500rpm
Torque lbft
44 @2900rpm
BHP per ton
70
Engine capacity CC/CU
848/52
Engine type
Straight 4 Carburettor
Aspiration
Normal
Compression Ratio
8.3:1
Valve Type/No
Overhead 8
Transmission (manual/auto)
Manual
No of speeds
4
Wheels driven
FWD
Brakes F/R
Disc/Drum or Drum/Drum
No. of Seats
2+2
Length (in)
136.5
Width (in)
56.5
Height (in)
44
Kerb Weight (lbs)
1065
Additional Info: Originally produced from 1965-1970 by Marcos, then 1974-1981 by D & H Fibreglass Technologies Ltd and again from 1991-1995 by Marcos due to demands from Japan. Another return to production in 2005 was also made and is known as the Marcos Heritage Mk VI and Mk VI GT. Many were still built by enthusiasts inbetween these years as it was available in kit form. There are many variations spread over the 6 Marks. Powered by the Mini A-series engines (848cc, 998cc, 1098cc, 1275cc and 1380cc), note: some larger engines were also fitted. It was the only British car to finish the 1966 Le Mans and also has 4 British land speed records in it’s class of car/engine.

 

Mini Marcos 1300 GT (1970)
Country
UK
Top Speed (mph)
105-130
0-60 mph
9.5
BHP
76 @6000rpm
Torque lbft
79 @3000rpm
BHP per ton
152
Engine capacity CC/CU
1275/78
Engine type
Straight 4 Carburettors x 2
Aspiration
Normal
Compression Ratio
9.75:1
Valve Type/No
Overhead 8
Transmission (manual/auto)
Manual
No of speeds
4
Wheels driven
FWD
Brakes F/R
Disc/Drum or Drum/Drum
No. of Seats
2
Length (in)
136.5
Width (in)
52.5
Height (in)
46
Kerb Weight (lbs)
1100

 

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