Model - G2
Appearance - Lotus Mk 6
Power plant - Ford 8/10 hp or later Ford 100E engine could be fitted but utilising the earlier gearbox
Further details - The G2 was the first Ginetta to be sold to the public and their first production model. Sold as a body chassis unit for the fitting of mechanical components from Ford 8 and 10 hp cars from 1938 to 1959. They offered a multi-tubular space frame chassis and riveted aluminium body and the complete kit included a windscreen, hood, pedals, telescopic dampers and remote gear linkage. Also included in the package were modifications to the customers Ford components comprising the shorting of the torque tube, lengthening of the steering column and adjustments to the front radius arms and steering drag link. Most cars used the standard Ford beam front axle and transverse spring but a few of the last cars built featured a split axle beam sprung by coil spring damper units.
Cost - £156 (kit)
Production - 20 Approx.