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  McLaren M6B 'McLeagle' Ford
 

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Country of origin:Great Britain
Produced in:1968
Numbers built:One-Off
Author:Wouter Melissen
Last updated:July 08, 2013
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Engine
Configuration Ford Gurney-Weslake 90º V8
Location Mid, longitudinally mounted
Construction cast-iron block, aluminium head
Displacement 5,637 cc / 344 cu in
Valvetrain 2 valves / cylinder, OHV
Fuel feed Hilborn Fuel Injection
Lubrication Dry sump
Aspiration Naturally Aspirated
Power 540 bhp / 403 KW
BHP/Liter 96 bhp / liter

Drivetrain
Body fibreglass body
Chassis aluminium monocoque
Front suspension top links with radius arms, lower wishbones, coil springs over dampers, anti-roll bar
Rear suspension top links, reversed lower wishbones, twin trailing-arms, coil springs over dampers, anti-roll bar
Steering rack-and-pinion
Brakes Girling discs, all-round
Gearbox Hewland LG600 4 speed Manual
Drive Rear wheel drive

Dimensions
Weight 750 kilo / 1,654 lbs
Length / Width / Height 3,759 mm (148 in) / 1,727 mm (68 in) / 1,499 mm (59 in)
Wheelbase / Track (fr/r) 2,388 mm (94 in) / 1,397 mm (55 in) / 1,397 mm (55 in)
Fuel tank 303 Litre (80 Gallon US / 66.7 Gallon Imperial)
Wheels (fr/r) 11 x 15 / 16 x 15

Performance figures
Power to weight 0.72 bhp / kg

Resources
Suggested reading
  • McLaren, the Grand Prix, Can-Am and Indy Cars, by Doug Nye
  • McLaren - The cars 1964 - 2008, by William Taylor
  • Dan Gurney's Eagle Racing Cars, by John Zimmermann
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