Classic Car Catalogue

Griffith 1966

USA

Griffith GT - nowy model  


Griffith


Factory price: 6095 Shipping weight 2540.
Engine: Plymouth V-8. Overhead valve. Cast Iron block. Displacement 273 cid. Bore and stroke: 3.63 x3.31 inches.
Compression ratio: 10.5:1. Brake horsepower: 235 @5200rpm. Five main bearings. Solid valve lifters.
Carburetor: Carter Model AFB3853S four barrel.
Powertrain: Chrysler. Three speed Torque-Flite automatic transmission.
Chassis: Wheelbase: 941/2 inches. Overall length: 175 ˝ inches. Front tread: 56 inches. Rear tread: 56 inches. Tire size: 7.35x14.
Options: Four-speed manual transmission. Radio. Heater and defroster. Air conditioning. Leather upholstery. Removable hardtop.
Manufacturer: Griffith Motors, Syosset, New York (1964).
Griffith Motor Car Co. White Plains, NY (1965).
Griffith Motors Inc., Plainview, NY

Most Griffith engines were 273ci except for one 383ci prototype.

 

Jack Griffith obtained a supply of steel bodies from Intermeccanica in Italy.  He utilized a hot Plymouth engine to power the vehicle. After 1966, this car became the Omega.



Pictured above: Jack Griffith at the New York Auto Show in 1966 where he debuted the car.