Ginetta G50 Autosport Magazine Car of the Year
In honor of it’s 50th year anniversary in 2008, Ginetta named it’snewest sportscar the Ginetta G50. Manufactured in Leeds, West Yorkshire, the RWDsports carfeatures a 300-hp 3.5-liter V6 engine from Ford matched with a 5-speed transmission. The real marvel is the coupe’s 1,750 pound weight.
The Ginetta comes in multiple flavors. For road cars, Ginetta offers the G50 R Spec coupe. For racing, Ginetta manufacturers the G50 Cup car, which, incidentally, launched it’s own successful single-make British race series. There is also a Ginetta G50 GT4 for theFIA EuropeanGT4 series.
For 2009,the companywill be introducing a 4-liter V8 engine from Zytek into the highly anticipated Ginetta G50Z. Ginetta is also making a foray into the green car market with a 100% electric sports car, named the Ginetta G50 EV.