Key facts

1966 Griffith GT information summary

What body style?
fixed-head coupé with 2 seats
How long?
4382 mm
How heavy?
1152 kg
What size engine?
4.5 litre, 4492 cm3
How many cylinders?
8, V
How much power?
238 PS / 235 bhp / 175 kW @ 5200 rpm
How much torque?
380 Nm / 280 ft.lb / 38.8 kgm @ 4000 rpm
How fast?
209 km/h, 130 mph

Griffith

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1966 Griffith GT technical specifications

Introduction

Griffith GT is an automobile that has a 2 door coupé type body with a front positioned engine powering the rear wheels.
Power is produced by an overhead valve, 4.5 litre naturally aspirated 8 cylinder engine, with 2 valves per cylinder that produces power and torque figures of 235 bhp (238 PS/175 kW) at 5200 rpm and 380 N·m (280 lb·ft/38.8 kgm) at 4000 rpm respectively.
The engine powers the wheels via a 4 speed manual gearbox.
Stated weight at the kerb is 1152 kg.
Its maximum speed claimed is 209 km/h, which is 130 mph.
1966 Griffith GT data
1966 Griffith GT data
bodywork
Body type2 seater fixed-head coupé
Number of doors2
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2400 94.5
Track/tread (front) 1422 56
Track/tread (rear) 1422 56
Length 4382 172.5
Width 1727 68
Height 1176 46.3
Ground clearance 127 5
length:wheelbase ratio 1.83
Kerb weight 1152 kg 2540 lb
Weight distribution 50.00 % front
fuel tank capacity 60.6 litres 13.3 UK Gal 16 US Gal
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer Plymouth
Engine code
Cylinders V 8 in 90° vee
Capacity 4.5 litre
4492 cc
(274.119 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 92.2 × 84.1 mm
3.63 × 3.31 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1.1
overhead valve (OHV)
2 valves per cylinder
16 valves in total
maximum power output 238 PS (235 bhp) (175 kW)
at 5200 rpm
Specific output 52.3 bhp/litre
0.86 bhp/cu in
maximum torque 380 Nm (280 ft·lb) (38.8 kgm)
at 4000 rpm
Specific torque 84.59 Nm/litre
1.02 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump
compression ratio 10.5:1
Fuel system 1 Ca carb
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1063.1 kPa (154.2 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 561.5 cc
Aspiration Normal
Compressor N/A
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter N
performance
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph)
Acceleration 0-60mph
Acceleration 0-100km/h
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph)
Standing quarter-mile
Standing kilometre
Maximum speed 209 km/h (130 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 206.83 PS/g
152.12 kW/g
203.99 bhp/ton
0.09 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 6.57 kg/kW
10.98 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 rack & pinion
turns lock-to-lock 3.000
Turning circle 11.00 m
Front suspension I.W.CS.ARB.
Rear suspension LA.TA.PR.CS.
Wheel size front
Wheel size rear
Tyres front
Tyres rear
Brakes F/R Di/Di
Front brake diameter
Rear brake diameter
Gearbox 4 speed manual
Top gear ratio 1.00
Final drive ratio 3.50
general
Carfolio.com ID59081
Production total 16
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 42.2
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1966 Griffith GT added before December 1995.
Last modified 2013-02-28.

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