Key facts

1963 Glas 1700 GT information summary

What body style?
fixed-head coupé with 2+2 seats
How long?
4045 mm
How heavy?
830 kg
What size engine?
1.7 litre, 1682 cm3
How many cylinders?
4, Straight
How much power?
101 PS / 100 bhp / 75 kW @ 5500 rpm
How much torque?
146 Nm / 108 / 14.9 kgm @ 3000 rpm
How quick?
0-60 mph: 11.2 s
How fast?
180 km/h, 112 mph


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1963 Glas 1700 GT technical specifications


The Glas 1700 GT is a 2 door coupé-bodied car styled by Frua with a front mounted engine powering the rear wheels.
The Glas 1700 GT's engine is a naturally aspirated petrol, 1.7 litre, single overhead camshaft 4 cylinder with 2 valves per cylinder. In this application it develops 100 bhp (101 PS/75 kW) of power at 5500 rpm, and maximum torque of 146 N·m (108 lb·ft/14.9 kgm) at 3000 rpm.
Having a claimed weight at the kerb of 830 kg, the Glas 1700 GT manages to cover the 0-60 mph sprint in 11.2 seconds and the quarter mile from rest in 18.2 seconds.
Its maximum speed claimed is 180 km/h (112 mph).
1963 Glas 1700 GT data
1963 Glas 1700 GT data
Body type2+2 seater fixed-head coupé
Number of doors2
dimensions & weights
Wheelbase 2325 91.5
Track/tread (front)
Track/tread (rear)
Length 4045 159.3
Width 1549 61
Height 1278 50.3
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.74
Kerb weight 830 kg 1830 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer
Engine code
Cylinders Straight 4
Capacity 1.7 litre
1682 cc
(102.642 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 78 × 88 mm
3.07 × 3.46 in
Bore/stroke ratio 0.89
single overhead camshaft (SOHC)
2 valves per cylinder
8 valves in total
maximum power output 101 PS (100 bhp) (75 kW)
at 5500 rpm
Specific output 59.5 bhp/litre
0.97 bhp/cu in
maximum torque 146 Nm (108 ft·lb) (14.9 kgm)
at 3000 rpm
Specific torque 86.8 Nm/litre
1.05 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
compression ratio
Fuel system
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1090.8 kPa (158.2 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 420.5 cc
Aspiration Normal
Compressor N/A
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter N
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph)
Acceleration 0-60mph 11.2 s
Acceleration 0-100km/h
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph)
Standing quarter-mile 18.2 s
Standing kilometre
Maximum speed 180 km/h (112 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 122.16 PS/g
89.84 kW/g
120.48 bhp/ton
0.05 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 11.13 kg/kW
18.59 lb/bhp
fuel consumption
Fuel consumption
universal consumption (calculated from the above)
litres per 100km
km per litre
Carbon dioxide emissions
Carfolio Calculated CO2 ?
VED band (UK)
CO2 Effizienz (DE)
Engine position front
Engine layout unknown
Drive wheels rear wheel drive  
Torque split N/A
turns lock-to-lock
Turning circle
Front suspension
Rear suspension
Wheel size front
Wheel size rear
Tyres front
Tyres rear
Brakes F/R
Front brake diameter
Rear brake diameter
Top gear ratio
Final drive ratio
general ID10824
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 15.1
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1963 Glas 1700 GT added before December 1995.
Last modified 2013-02-28.

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