1964→1965 Marcos 1800

1964→1965 Marcos 1800

1964→1965 Marcos 1800

The first Marcos was an ungainly affair called the GT. The 1800 turned the corner for this British company and went on to become a classic.

Story by Richard Dredge

In Detail

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type Series Production Car
production years 1964 – 1965
built at England
production 99
price $ $ 4500
price £/td> £1645
engine Inlint-4
position Front
aspiration Natural
valvetrain Dohc
fuel feed Carbs
displacement 1786 cc / 109 in³
bore 83.8 mm / 3.3 in
stroke 80 mm / 9 in
power 85 kw / 114 bhp @ 5800 rpm
specific output 63.83 bhp per litre
bhp/weight 147.48 bhp per tonne
torque 149.1 nm / 110 ft lbs @ 4200 rpm
body / frame Aluminum
driven wheels RWD
front brakes Drum
rear brakes Drum
steering Rack & Pinion
curb weight 773 kg / 1702 lbs
wheelbase 2273 mm / 89.5 in
length 4077 mm / 160.5 in
width 1588 mm / 62.5 in
height 1054 mm / 41.5 in
transmission 4 Speed manual
top speed ~185.03 kph / 115 mph
0 – 60 mph ~9.1 seconds
fuel econ epa 9.05 L/100 km or 26 mpg-us