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Produced: 1966-1968, 82 produced.
Types: Coupe,2 doors,2 seats
Marcos 1500

Marcos first produced its classic 2-seater coupe way back in 1964, hard to imagine that this basic body-shape is still being produced, although in much modified form. Marcos took the unusual step in using laminated plywood for its chassis construction and GRP for the outer body-panels. The front seats were fitted to the rear bulkhead, the driving position had to be adjusted by altering the pedal box position (with a small wheel under the dash).

The Marcos 1500 used a tuned version of the Ford Cortina 1500 engine. This model was slightly underpowered and was quickly replaced by an improved 88bhp 1600 version.

Engines

CapacityConfigModelBore/StrokeCR
1498ccS4 OHVFord Cortina 113E/118E engine80.96mm x 72.75mm

Performance

Top Speed0-60SQMMPGEngine PwrComment
117 mph0 s0 s21 mpg0 bhp 0

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