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Built in:Los Angeles, United States
Produced in:1964
Numbers built:one-off
Designed by:Ken Miles for Shelby cars
Author:Wouter Melissen
Last updated:January 04, 2010
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Engine
Configuration Ford 427 90º V8
Location Front, longitudinally mounted
Construction aluminium block and head
Displacement 6,997 cc / 427 cu in
Bore / Stroke 107.7 mm (4.2 in) / 96.2 mm (3.8 in)
Compression 11.0:1
Valvetrain 2 valves / cylinder, OHV
Fuel feed Holley Carburettor
Aspiration Naturally Aspirated
Power 623 bhp / 465 KW @ 6,300 rpm
Torque 828 Nm / 611 ft lbs @ 4,200 rpm
BHP/Liter 89 bhp / liter

Drivetrain
Body aluminium panels
Chassis steel tubular frame
Suspension (fr/r) wishbones, coil springs over telescopic dampers
Steering rack-and-pinion
Brakes discs, all-round
Gearbox Ford 4 speed Manual
Drive Rear wheel drive

Dimensions
Weight 816 kilo / 1,799 lbs
Wheelbase / Track (fr/r) 2,286 mm (90 in) / 1,422 mm (56 in) / 1,422 mm (56 in)

Performance figures
Power to weight 0.76 bhp / kg

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  Article Image gallery (5) CSX2196 Specifications