1967 Ginetta G12

FIA 12th of 30 produced

Summary

  • Year of manufacture 
    1967
  • Car type 
    Coupé
  • Competition car 
    Yes
  • Drive 
    RHD
  • Condition 
    Used
  • Exterior brand colour 
    Silver
  • Interior colour 
    Other
  • Location
  • Exterior colour 
    Other
  • Gearbox 
    Manual
  • Drivetrain 
    2wd
  • Fuel type 
    Petrol

Description

Estimate: £55,000 - £60,000
Registration Number: GB8194
Chassis Number: 12/12
Ginetta Cars was founded in 1958 by the four Walklett brothers (Bob, Ivor, Trevor and Douglas) in Woodbridge, Suffolk, England.
Under the Walkletts, Trevor was mainly responsible for styling, Ivor for engineering, Douglas, management and Bob sales. The company enjoyed 31 years of solvent trading without any Government handouts and under the skilful leadership of Bob Walklett the company always adapted to suit the economic conditions of the day.
Following the retirement of the Walkletts in 1989 the company was sold but failed and was then bought by an international group of enthusiasts and based in Sheffield and run by managing director Martin Phaff producing the G20 and G33.
Produced during the late 1960s, the G12 was essentially a mid-engined version of the hugely successful G4 GT racer. Less than 30 of these cars were produced in 1966-68,and thereafter only one or two body/chassis units were produced for en