1965 Ginetta G4
Sale price: £15,100.00 make an offer
Pending offersDate: 2014-02-05
firstname.lastname@example.org. uk (from london) offered usd
HAMON FRANCOIS offered usd
Guy (from UK) offered 16000 gbp
saburo shimazu (from uk) offered usd
Rick (from WA) offered full price plus usd
Merlin offered usd
Technical specifications, photos and description:
1965 Ginetta G4 R factory "R" model ready to race! Fully Independent Rear suspension. 4 wheel disc brakes. 180 HP 1600cc Lotus Twin Cam Ford. Dry Sump. Quaife internals 4 speed Ford gearbox and only 1184 lbs. Fiberglass body over wet wrap early round tube chassis/frame Ginetta.
The Wakletts. four brothers. began constructing cars under the Ginetta name in the mid 1950s. Ginetta introduce the G4 in 1961 and many examples were immediately presented at numerous racing venues throughout the UK. The car was Homologated with the 997cc English Ford B105 motor. and was sold either with that motor or the 1500cc non Crossflow. The factory noted the success of their customers racing the G4 and began an effort to campaign a factory sponsored “works” G4: this lead to the development of the G4”R. ” The “R” designating a purpose built race car with several upgraded developments including a Ginetta designed independent rear axel with in-board rear disc brakes and the fitment of the Lotus Twin Cam engine. The cars were an immediate success. Very few G4 “R's” were thus built and sold. The Ginetta G4 “R” models compete against the Lotus 26 “R” and Super Seven. Shelby Cobra. Porsche 904/6 and other production based Vintage Race cars.
This particular G4 “R” was sold new in 1965 to a Harvey Smith a privateer under the team Worchester Racing. It was raced for two years then retried to life on the street. The car was imported to the United States and restored by Tony Ingram. It received the Rolex "Best Presentation and Performance" Monterey Historic award in 2009. Campaigned with HMSA. CSRG. and General Racing Limited in the US; last 15 years. No accidents. well looked after. Titled in California and its DMV Title paperwork is in hand. Very original. all original parts retained when restored along with separate all original bodywork (nose. tail and top. trim and lights. Some spares will also be included. HMSA Log Book. Serial number 04/0221.
Specs: All steel Twin Cam legit 1600cc displacement. Aluminum head. JE piston. billet crank. steel rods. Dual DCOE 45 Webber carbs. dry sump. Tilton clutch and aluminum flywheel. 4 to 1 coated headers: dyno output 180 HP plus. approximately 7-8 hrs since refresh on the motor. Girling discs. dual circuit Girling masters. aluminum bell housing and tail shaft. Lotus Ford 4 speed gearbox with Quaife internals. SPAX shocks. rack and pinion steering. Fuel Safe cell (new foam. “current date” six point belts. full roll cage. on-board fire system. Minilite wheels with Hoosier race tires.
The car is located in the San Francisco CA Bay Area. Will assist with shipping arrangements. Alternatively I can recommend several Vintage Race support facilities if the car is to reside in CA to attend next years Monterey Motorsports Reunion. Please feel free to contact either 650-261-1777 or 408-569-0409 Pacific time United States for more information.
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Comments and questions to the seller:from saburo shimazu, dated 05 december 2016
Is this car still available? Regards Saburo
from Peter Hackner, dated 21 october 2014
Is the car still available ?
from Urs Switzerland, dated 14 october 2014
from Brian madsen, dated 14 july 2014
Is it sold?
from Nicolaj Hansson, dated 04 june 2014
Is the ginetta G4 still for sale?
from hamon, dated 07 february 2014
could you quote shipping to Europe (Le havre or Brest France)
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