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  Ford GT40 Mk I Gulf
 

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Built in:Slough, England
Produced from:1968 - 1969
Numbers built:4
Author:Wouter Melissen
Last updated:August 06, 2012
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Engine
Configuration 90º V8
Location Mid, longitudinally mounted
Construction cast iron block, aluminium head
Displacement 4,942 cc / 301.6 cu in
Bore / Stroke 101.6 mm (4 in) / 76.2 mm (3 in)
Compression 10.6:1
Valvetrain 2 valves / cylinder, OHV
Fuel feed 4 Weber 48 IDA Carburettors
Aspiration Naturally Aspirated
Power 425 bhp / 317 KW @ 6,000 rpm
Torque 540 Nm / 398 ft lbs @ 4,750 rpm
BHP/Liter 86 bhp / liter

Drivetrain
Body fibreglass panels
Chassis steel semi-monocoque with front and rear subframes
Front suspension double a-frames, coil springs, anti-roll bar
Rear suspension double trailing links, lower inverted a-frame, upper transverse link, coil springs, anti-roll bar
Steering rack-and-pinion
Brakes Girling ventilated discs, all-round
Gearbox ZF 5DS-25 5 speed Manual
Drive Rear wheel drive

Dimensions
Weight 950 kilo / 2,094 lbs
Length / Width / Height 4,178 mm (164.5 in) / 1,905 mm (75 in) / 1,029 mm (40.5 in)
Wheelbase / Track (fr/r) 2,413 mm (95 in) / 1,460 mm (57.5 in) / 1,486 mm (58.5 in)

Performance figures
Power to weight 0.45 bhp / kg
Top Speed 340 km/h (211 mph)

Race history
Major wins
1968 Brands Hatch 1000 km (Jacky Ickx / Brian Redman in 1075)
1968 Monza 1000 km (Paul Hawkins / David Hobbs in 1074)
1968 Spa 1000 km (Jacky Ickx / Brian Redman in 1075)
1968 Watkins Glen 6 Hours (Jacky Ickx / Lucien Bianchi in 1075)
1968 24 Hours of Le Mans (Pedro Rodriguez / Lucien Bianchi in GT40P/1075)
1969 Sebring 12 Hours (Jacky Ickx / Jackie Oliver in 1075)
1969 24 Hours of Le Mans (Jackie Oliver / Jacky Ickx in GT40P/1075)

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  Article Image gallery (98) Chassis (4) Specifications