1967→1970 Puma GT


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1967→1970 Puma GT

With the end of production of the DKW Puma GT, Puma had to design another sports car, with mechanical yet produced, and the choice fell on another German project: the new GT would use the chassis and suspensions from Karmann-Ghia and Volkswagen air cooled engine, 4-cylinder and 1500 cm3. The new PUMA GT didn’t remember the lines of the Ferrari 275 GTB anymore, it was inspired by current models of the time as the Alfa Romeo Duetto and Lamborghini Miura. Called the popular Shark because of its lines and the sides closed shaped gills.

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In Detail

submitted by hydrenxz
type Series Production Car
production years 1967 – 1970
built at Brazil, Other
production 423
engine Flat-4
valvetrain OHV
displacement 1493 cc / 91.110001 in³
compression 6.5999999:1
power 44.700001 kw / 60 bhp @ 4400 rpm
specific output 40.19 bhp per litre
bhp/weight 88.24 bhp per tonne
curb weight 680 kg / 1499.4 lbs
wheelbase 2150 mm / 84.599998 in
length 3960 mm / 155.89999 in
width 1580 mm / 62.200001 in
height 1160 mm / 45.700001 in
top speed ~150 kph / 93.150002 mph
fuel capacity 40 litres or 10.56 gal.