Key facts

1965 Glas 2600 V8 Coupé information summary

What body style?
fixed-head coupé with 2+2 seats
How long?
4623 mm
How heavy?
1127 kg
What size engine?
2.6 litre, 2580 cm3
How many cylinders?
8, V
How much power?
140 PS / 138 bhp / 103 kW @ 5600 rpm
How much torque?
206 Nm / 152 / 21 kgm @ 3000 rpm
How quick?
0-60 mph: 10.50 s
How fast?
200 km/h, 124 mph


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Glas 2600 models

1965 Glas 2600 V8 Coupé technical specifications


The Glas 2600 V8 Coupé is a 2 door coupé style car styled by Frua with a front positioned engine powering the rear wheels.
The power is produced by a naturally aspirated engine of 2.6 litre capacity. This unit features single overhead camshaft valve gear, a 30 degree V 8 cylinder layout, and 2 valves per cylinder. It has an output of 138 bhp (140 PS/103 kW) of power at 5600 rpm, and maximum torque of 206 N·m (152 lb·ft/21 kgm) at 3000 rpm.
The engine supplies its power through to the wheels by means of a 4 speed manual gearbox.
Quoted kerb weight is 1127 kg.
Its maximum speed claimed is 200 km/h or 124 mph.
1965 Glas 2600 V8 Coupé data
1965 Glas 2600 V8 Coupé data
Body type2+2 seater fixed-head coupé
Number of doors2
dimensions & weights
Wheelbase 2500 98.4
Track/tread (front)
Track/tread (rear)
Length 4623 182
Width 1753 69
Height 1397 55
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.85
Kerb weight 1127 kg 2485 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer Glas
Engine code
Cylinders V 8 in 30° vee
Capacity 2.6 litre
2580 cc
(157.441 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 75 × 73 mm
2.95 × 2.87 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1.03
single overhead camshaft (SOHC)
2 valves per cylinder
16 valves in total
maximum power output 140 PS (138 bhp) (103 kW)
at 5600 rpm
Specific output 53.5 bhp/litre
0.88 bhp/cu in
maximum torque 206 Nm (152 ft·lb) (21 kgm)
at 3000 rpm
Specific torque 79.84 Nm/litre
0.97 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
compression ratio
Fuel system
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1003.4 kPa (145.5 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 322.5 cc
Aspiration Normal
Compressor N/A
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter N
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph)
Acceleration 0-60mph 10.50 s
Acceleration 0-100km/h
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph)
Standing quarter-mile
Standing kilometre
Maximum speed 200 km/h (124 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 124.15 PS/g
91.31 kW/g
122.45 bhp/ton
0.05 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 10.95 kg/kW
18.29 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 longitudinal
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
Gearbox 4 speed manual
Top gear ratio 1.00
Final drive ratio
general ID10835
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 27.9
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1965 Glas 2600 V8 Coupé added before December 1995.
Last modified 2013-02-28.

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