This incarnation of the Carrera GT used the 1588cc engine but uprated to produce 115bhp. Weight was saved by using aluminium doors, bonnet and engine lid.

This was a more race-orientated car than the standard 1600GS.

How to spot

  • Carrera badges on front wings and rear end
  • no overriders
  • extra louvres each side of main engine cover vent


The 1600GS Carrera GT de Luxe was available only as a Coupe


Capacity: 1588cc

Compression ratio: 9.5:1

Maximum Power: 115bhp @ 6500rpm

Maximum Torque: 135Nm @ 5500rpm

Brakes: Front: 280x40mm drums; rear: 280x40mm drums

Suspension: Front: Two swinging arms with two transverse torsion bar springs, telescopic dampers and anti-roll bar; Rear: Swing axles with torsion bar springs and telescopic dampers

Wheels & Tyres: Front: 4.5Jx15 with 5.90/15 tyres 4.5Jx15 with 5.90/15 tyres

Length: 3950mm

Width: 1670mm

Weight: 950kg

Did you know?

The 1600GS Carrera GT had plastic rear and side windows to save weight.