Key facts

1962 Apollo GT information summary

What body style?
fixed-head coupé with 2+2 seats
How long?
4420 mm
What size engine?
3.5 litre, 3532 cm3
How many cylinders?
8, V
How much power?
193 PS / 190 bhp / 142 kW @ 5000 rpm
How much torque?


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Apollo GT models

1962 Apollo GT technical specifications


The GT is a passenger car from Apollo, with rear wheel drive, a front located engine and a Scaglione-designed 2 door coupé body style.
It is powered by a naturally aspirated engine of 3.5 litre capacity. This unit features overhead valve valve gear, 8 cylinder layout, and 2 valves per cylinder. It has an output of 190 bhp (193 PS/142 kW) of power at 5000 rpm.
1962 Apollo GT data
1962 Apollo GT data
Body type2+2 seater fixed-head coupé
Number of doors2
dimensions & weights
Wheelbase 2464 97
Track/tread (front) 1422 56
Track/tread (rear) 1422 56
Length 4420 174
Width 1422 56
Height 1295 51
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.79
Kerb weight
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer Rover/Buick
Engine code
Cylinders V 8
Capacity 3.5 litre
3532 cc
(215.536 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 88.9 × 71.12 mm
3.5 × 2.8 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1.25
overhead valve (OHV)
2 valves per cylinder
16 valves in total
maximum power output 193 PS (190 bhp) (142 kW)
at 5000 rpm
Specific output 53.8 bhp/litre
0.88 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
Specific torque
Engine construction
compression ratio 9:1
Fuel system 1 Ro carb
bmep (brake mean effective pressure)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings 5
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 441.5 cc
Aspiration Normal
Compressor N/A
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter N
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph)
Acceleration 0-60mph
Acceleration 0-100km/h
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph)
Standing quarter-mile
Standing kilometre
Maximum speed
Power-to-weight ratio
Weight-to-power ratio
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
Top gear ratio
Final drive ratio
general ID13618
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 39.2
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1962 Apollo GT added before December 1995.
Last modified 2013-02-28.

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