Ginetta - G55 Price: from £62,500 plus VAT
Last Updated On: 05/10/2020
GT Academy (GTA)
Derived from the most successful GT4 chassis in history, the Ginetta GTA car brings everything a driver needs to experience an entry level GT car with uncompromising capabilities. Comfortably outperforming supercars on circuit, GTA is an easy to operate and cost effective track day car that has an optional race series for those ready to commit from track day enthusiast to entry level GT Academy racer.
The Ginetta GTA car brings you an unrivalled track driving experience with a perfectly balanced 50/50 weight distribution. A 3.7 litre V6 engine with a power output of 270bhp provides a top speed of 140mph (225km/h) and is driven through a 6-speed Quaife helical gearbox.
The SuperCup version of Ginetta's world-beating G55 competes in the Ginetta SuperCup, their flagship championship. This one-make series features close, competitive racing, season after season. Lightweight, strong and agile, the SuperCup-specification G55 is designed to offer a stepping stone into global GT and prototype racing whilst catering for career drivers and gentleman racers alike.
Powered by a Ford 3.7 litre V6, which generates 355bhp, and driven through a Hewland six-speed pneumatic paddle shift gearbox, the G55 Super Cup is capable of a 150mph (241km/h) top speed. In no small way helped by weighing just 1085kg.
The Ginetta G55 GT4 is raced on almost every continent of the world and is one of the most successful GT4 cars ever made. Homologated for the international stage, it is eligible for competition within a variety of global endurance and sprint racing series.
Power output and performance figures are similar to the SuperCup, which also has the same weight.
The G55 is one of Ginetta’s most popular cars for export. It has a successful track record for performance and reliability as proven in some of the most gruelling races in the world including the VLN Nordschleife 24hr, Gulf 12 Hour, Dubai 24hrs and Pirelli World Challenge. A Ginetta GT4 car has won the British GT4 title seven times in the nine years. In the 24 Hour Series, the car has taken class victory in the Dubai 24 Hours five times in six years and the Mugello 12 Hours three times in three years. In GT Cup, the G55 GT4 has taken an impressive 40 class wins over the past four years. This continued success of the Ginetta G55 only reaffirms its position as the car of choice for GT4 competition.
Top row of images show SuperCup and bottom row shows GT4 (images 5-7) and GT Academy (image 8)