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  Ford GT40 Mk II
 

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Built in:Slough, England
Produced in:1966
Numbers built:11 (Plus two prototypes)
Predecessor:Ford GT40
Successor:Ford Mk IV
Author:Wouter Melissen
Last updated:July 05, 2013
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Engine
Configuration 427 90º V8
Location Mid, longitudinally mounted
Construction cast-iron block, aluminium head
Displacement 6,982 cc / 426.1 cu in
Bore / Stroke 107.2 mm (4.2 in) / 96.1 mm (3.8 in)
Compression 10.5:1
Valvetrain 2 valves / cylinder, OHV
Fuel feed Holley 780 CFM Carburettor
Lubrication Dry sump
Aspiration Naturally Aspirated
Power 485 bhp / 362 KW @ 6,200 rpm
Torque 644 Nm / 475 ft lbs @ 3,200 - 3,600 rpm
BHP/Liter 69 bhp / liter

Drivetrain
Body fibreglass
Chassis steel monocoque with front and rear subframes
Front suspension double wishbones, coil springs over dampers, anti-roll bar
Rear suspension reversed lower wishbones, top link, trailing arms, coil springs over dampers, anti-roll-bar
Steering rack-and-pinion
Brakes ventilated discs, all-round
Gearbox Ford T-44 4 speed Manual
Gear ratios 2.22:1
1.43:1
1.19:1
1.00:1
Final drive 2.77:1
Clutch Twin plate
Drive Rear wheel drive

Dimensions
Weight 1,207 kilo / 2,661 lbs
Length / Width / Height 4,140 mm (163 in) / 1,778 mm (70 in) / 1,029 mm (40.5 in)
Wheelbase / Track (fr/r) 2,413 mm (95 in) / 1,448 mm (57 in) / 1,422 mm (56 in)
Fuel tank 159 Litre (42 Gallon US / 35 Gallon Imperial)
Wheels (fr/r) 8 x 15 / 12 x 15
Tyres (fr/r) 9.75 x 15 / 12.80 x 15

Performance figures
Power to weight 0.4 bhp / kg
Top Speed 346 km/h (215 mph)
0-100 mph 8.0 s

Race history
Major wins
1966 Daytona 24 Hours (Ken Miles / Lloyd Ruby in GT40P/1015)
1966 24 Hours of Le Mans (Chris Amon / Bruce McLaren in GT40P/1046)
1966 Reims 12 Hours (Guy Ligier / Jo Schlesser in 1047)
Drivers of note Chris Amon, Mario Andretti, Lucien Bianchi, Mark Donohue, Dan Gurney, Graham Hill, Denny Hulme, Bruce McLaren, Ken Miles and Lloyd Ruby

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