Key facts

1965 Glas 2600 V8 Coupé information summary

What body style?
fixed-head coupé with 2+2 seats
How long?
4600 mm
How heavy?
1350 kg
What size engine?
2.6 litre, 2580 cm3
How many cylinders?
8, V
How much power?
152 PS / 150 bhp / 112 kW @ 5600 rpm
How much torque?
206 Nm / 152 ft.lb / 21 kgm @ 4500 rpm
How quick?
0-60 mph: 10.5 s
How fast?
200 km/h, 124 mph

Glas

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Glas 2600 models

1965 Glas 2600 V8 Coupé technical specifications

Introduction

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, 8 cylinder layout, and 2 valves per cylinder. It has an output of 150 bhp (152 PS/112 kW) of power at 5600 rpm, and maximum torque of 206 N·m (152 lb·ft/21 kgm) at 4500 rpm.
The engine supplies its power through to the wheels by means of a 4 speed manual gearbox.
Quoted kerb weight is 1350 kg.
Its maximum speed claimed is 200 km/h or 124 mph.
1965 Glas 2600 V8 Coupé data
1965 Glas 2600 V8 Coupé data
bodywork
Body type2+2 seater fixed-head coupé
Number of doors2
DesignerFrua
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2500 98.4
Track/tread (front) 1420 55.9
Track/tread (rear) 1400 55.1
Length 4600 181.1
Width 1750 68.9
Height 1380 54.3
Ground clearance 150 5.9
length:wheelbase ratio 1.84
Kerb weight 1350 kg 2976 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer Glas
Engine code
Cylinders V 8
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
(DIN)
152 PS (150 bhp) (112 kW)
at 5600 rpm
Specific output
(DIN)
58.1 bhp/litre
0.95 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
(DIN)
206 Nm (152 ft·lb) (21 kgm)
at 4500 rpm
Specific torque
(DIN)
79.84 Nm/litre
0.97 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump wet sumped
compression ratio 9.2:1
Fuel system 3 Solex 35 DDIS carburettors
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
performance
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph)
Acceleration 0-60mph 10.5 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 112.66 PS/g
82.86 kW/g
111.11 bhp/ton
0.05 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 12.07 kg/kW
20.16 lb/bhp
fuel consumption
Fuel consumption
universal consumption (calculated from the above)
litres per 100km
km per litre
UK MPG
US MPG
Carbon dioxide emissions
Carfolio Calculated CO2 ?
VED band (UK)
CO2 Effizienz (DE)
chassis
Engine position front
Engine layout longitudinal
Drive wheels rear wheel drive  
Torque split N/A
Steering
turns lock-to-lock
Turning circle
Front suspension
Rear suspension
Wheel size front 5JK x 14
Wheel size rear 5JK x 14
Tyres front 175 H 14
Tyres rear 175 H 14
Brakes F/R Di/Di
Front brake diameter 272 mm
Rear brake diameter 270 mm
Gearbox 4 speed manual
Top gear ratio 1
Final drive ratio 3.36
general
Carfolio.com 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 2014-12-06.

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