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Built in:Slough, England
Produced from:1965 - 1969
Numbers built:107
Successor:Ford GT40 Mk II
Author:Wouter Melissen
Last updated:December 07, 2015
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Engine
Configuration 289 90º V8
Location Mid, longitudinally mounted
Construction cast-iron block and head
Displacement 4,736 cc / 289 cu in
Bore / Stroke 101.8 mm (4 in) / 72.9 mm (2.9 in)
Compression 10.0:1
Valvetrain 2 valves / cylinder, OHV
Fuel feed 4 Weber 48 IDA Carburettors
Aspiration Naturally Aspirated
Power 400 bhp / 298 KW @ 7,000 rpm
Torque 450 Nm / 332 ft lbs @ 5,000 rpm
BHP/Liter 84 bhp / liter

Drivetrain
Body fibreglass
Chassis steel monocoque
Front suspension double wishbones, 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 (fr/r) Girling discs
Gearbox ZF 5 speed Manual
Drive Rear wheel drive

Dimensions
Weight 907 kilo / 2,000 lbs
Length / Width / Height 4,178 mm (164.5 in) / 1,778 mm (70 in) / 1,030 mm (40.6 in)
Wheelbase / Track (fr/r) 2,413 mm (95 in) / 1,397 mm (55 in) / 1,397 mm (55 in)

Performance figures
Power to weight 0.44 bhp / kg
Top Speed 315 km/h (196 mph)
0-100 mph 9.0 s

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