Bandini GT

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The Bandini GT 750 is a road car produced in 1955 by Bandini Cars Forlì.

This is the first type of deck biposto to bring the emblem Bandini. He was born as a road car, although shared with the 750 sports torpedo chassis and engine developed for the races.


The body coupé carries the characteristic features of company Zagato who created it completely in aluminum. High only 1.14 m, far less than 4 is very compact and lightweight with a style well-defined.

In 1957 she was recognized first prize in the Competition d'elegance city of Rimini. " From 1959 was launched at a racing career that saw overseas run famous racing circuits such as Daytona and Sebring where he was forced to retire after 27 laps for the broken radiator. Official drivers of Racemaster team were Victor Lukens and Fred Haynes.

The Chassis

Bandini 750 GTto Sebring in 1960 .

The frame of 750 Bandini GT comes directly from that of 750 sports torpedo with a slight and insignificant increase in size and the adoption of a bar anti also to rear.

  • Structure and material: frame of elliptical section tubes, special steel aeronautics derivation;
  • Suspensions:
    • Front: Independent, triangles overlapping with shock hydraulic telescopic tilted and soft cylindrical helical coaxial; bar Account
    • Rear: a bridge disk, with two leaf spring semiellittiche longitudinal vertical telescopic hydraulic shock absorbers, bar Account
  • Braking system:
    • Service: hydraulics, drum
    • Parking: mechanical tape onto transmission
  • Steering: a worm with damper vibration
  • Guide: on the left (right upon request)
  • Wheels: ray Borrani of 12 "
  • Tyre: 5.20 "x 12" (a request with white band)
  • Tank: 45 Litres
  • Transmission: transmission shaft with joints cardanici, differential Central and halfshafts at the rear
  • Weight: bare chassis 27 kg
  • Weight total vacuum: 450 kg

The Engine

In race to Sebring in 1960

On Bandini GT was used engine Bandini DOHC, the first and second series for road use.

  • Positioning: forward longitudinal, 4 cylinders in line
  • Materials and particularity: base 5 media bench and cup aluminium of 5 litres capacity, head alloy of allumninio bialbero gear with 8 valves inclined, hemispherical chambers of the outbreak, cylinders dismantled in ironcasted block.

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