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1968 Ford GT40 Mk1 Gulf Specs

General Specifications

Built at:Detroit, Michigan, USA

Engine Specifications

Engine Specifications:Ford V8 w/Gurney Heads
Position:Mid Longitudinal
Valvetrain:OHV, 2 Valves per Cyl
Fuel feed:Weber 48 IDA
Displacement:4942 cc / 301.6 cu in
Bore:101.6 mm / 4.0 in
Stroke:76.2 mm / 3.0 in
Compression:10.6:1
Power:316.9 kw / 425.0 bhp @ 6000 rpm
Specific output:86.0 bhp per litre
Bhp/Weight:395.35 bhp per tonne
Torque:535.55 nm / 395 ft lbs

Chassis & body

Body/Frame:Sheet Steel w/Carbon Fibre Reinforcements & Aluminum Roof
Front tires:10.30x15
Rear tires:13.50x15
Front brakes:Vented Girling Discs
Front brake size:292 mm / 11.5 in
Rear brakes:Vented Girling Discs
Rear brake size:292 mm / 11.5 in
Front wheels:F 38.1 x 25.4 cm / 15.0 x 10.0 in
Rear wheels:R 38.1 x 35.6 cm / 15 x 14 in
Steering:Rack & Pinion
Front suspension:Double Wishbones w/Coil Over Shocks, Anti-Roll Bar
Rear suspension:Double Trailing Arms w/Transverse Top Link, Lower Wishbone, Coil

Drivetrain

Transmission:ZF-5DS-25 5-Speed Manual
Gear ratios:2.23:1, 1.53:1, 1.21:1, 1.00:1, 0.81:1
Final drive:3.20:1

Car dimensions

Weight:1075 kg / 2370 lbs
Wheelbase:2413 mm / 95.0 in
Front track:1461 mm / 57.5 in
Rear track:1486 mm / 58.5 in
Length:4178 mm / 164.5 in
Width:1778 mm / 70.0 in
Height:1028 mm / 40.5 in

Speed performance

Car top speed:338.0 kph / 210.0 mph
0 - 100 mph:8.0 seconds

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