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  McLaren M6GT Chevrolet
 

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Country of origin:Great Britain
Produced in:1969
Numbers built:3
Introduced at:1969 London Auto Show
Author:Wouter Melissen
Last updated:October 06, 2015
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Engine
Configuration Chevrolet LT1 90º V8
Location Mid, longitudinally mounted
Construction cast-iron block and head
Displacement 5,735 cc / 350 cu in
Bore / Stroke 101.6 mm (4 in) / 88.4 mm (3.5 in)
Compression 11.0:1
Valvetrain 2 valves / cylinder, OHV
Fuel feed 4 Weber Twin choke Carburettors
Aspiration Naturally Aspirated
Power 370 bhp / 276 KW @ 5,800 rpm
Torque 502 Nm / 370 ft lbs @ 4,000 rpm
BHP/Liter 65 bhp / liter

Drivetrain
Body fibreglass body
Chassis aluminium monocoque
Front suspension double wishbones, coil springs over dampers, anti-roll bar
Rear suspension double wishbones, twin trailing arms, coil springs over dampers, anti-roll bar
Steering rack-and-pinion
Brakes (fr/r) Girling ventilated discs
Gearbox ZF 5DS-26 5 speed Manual
Drive Rear wheel drive

Dimensions
Weight 800 kilo / 1,764 lbs
Length / Width / Height 4,114 mm (162 in) / 1,854 mm (73 in) / 1,016 mm (40 in)
Wheelbase / Track (fr/r) 2,450 mm (96.5 in) / 1,350 mm (53.1 in) / 1,350 mm (53.1 in)

Performance figures
Power to weight 0.46 bhp / kg
Top Speed 290 km/h (180 mph)
0-60 mph 4.2 s

Resources
Suggested reading
  • McLaren, the Grand Prix, Can-Am and Indy Cars, by Doug Nye
  • McLaren - The cars 1964 - 2008, by William Taylor
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