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1966 Ford GT40 Mark III Specs

General Specifications

Built at:Detroit, Michigan, USA
Price:$18 500 USD

Engine Specifications

Engine Specifications:Water Cooled, 90 Degree V8 w/Dry Sump
Position:Mid Longitudinal
Aspiration:Pushrod Operated OHV
Valvetrain:OHV
Fuel feed:Holley 4-Barrel 715CFM Carburettor
Displacement:4736 cc / 289.0 cu in
Bore:101.6 mm / 4.0 in
Stroke:72.9 mm / 2.87 in
Compression:10.5:1
Power:228.2 kw / 306.0 bhp @ 6000 rpm
Specific output:64.61 bhp per litre
Bhp/Weight:293.38 bhp per tonne
Torque:446.0 nm / 329.0 ft lbs @ 4200 rpm
Redline:6200

Chassis & body

Body/Frame:Fibreglass Body over Sheet-Steel Semi-Monocoque w/Square Tube Stiffening
Driven wheels:Mid Engine / RWD
Front tires:Goodyear 5.00x15
Rear tires:Goodyear 7.00x15
Front brakes:Girling Solid Discs
Front brake size:292 mm / 11.5 in
Rear brakes:Girling Solid Discs
Rear brake size:284 mm / 11.2 in
Front wheels:F 38.1 x 16.5 cm / 15 x 6.5 in
Rear wheels:R 38.1 x 20.3 cm / 15 x 8 in
Steering:Rack & Pinion
Front suspension:Wishbones w/Coil Springs, Anti-Roll Bar
Rear suspension:Transverse Top Link w/Lower Wishbone, Trailing Arms, Coil Springs, Anti-Roll Bar

Drivetrain

Transmission:ZF 5DS-25 5-Speed Manual
Gear ratios:2.42:1, 1.47:1, 1.09:1, 0.96:1, 0.85:1
Final drive:4.22:1

Car dimensions

Weight:1043 kg / 2299 lbs
Wheelbase:2423 mm / 95.4 in
Front track:1353 mm / 54 in
Rear track:1372 mm / 54 in
Length:4293 mm / 169.0 in
Width:1778 mm / 70.0 in
Height:1041 mm / 41.0 in

Speed performance

Car top speed:257.5 kph / 160.0 mph
0 - 60 mph:5.2 seconds
0 - 100 mph:12.2 seconds
0 - 1/4 mile:13.6 seconds

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