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  McLaren F1 GT
 

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Country of origin:Great Britain
Produced in:1997
Numbers built:2 + 1 Prototype
Designed by:Gordon Murray / Peter Stevens
Predecessor:McLaren F1 LM
Author:Wouter Melissen
Last updated:June 25, 2015
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Engine
Configuration BMW S70/2 60º V12
Location Mid, longitudinally mounted
Weight 266 kilo / 586.4 lbs
Construction alloy block and head
Displacement 6,064 cc / 370 cu in
Bore / Stroke 86.0 mm (3.4 in) / 87.0 mm (3.4 in)
Compression 10.5:1
Valvetrain 4 valves / cylinder, DOHC
Fuel feed Bosch Fuel Injection
Lubrication Dry sump
Aspiration Naturally Aspirated
Power 618 bhp / 461 KW @ 7,400 rpm
Torque 651 Nm / 480 ft lbs @ 5,600 rpm
Red Line 7,500 rpm
BHP/Liter 102 bhp / liter

Drivetrain
Body carbon-fibre composite panels
Chassis carbon-fibre reinforced plastic monocoque
Suspension (fr/r) double unequal length wishbones, coil springs over alloy dampers, anti-roll bar
Steering rack-and-pinion
Front Brakes ventilated discs, 330mm (13 in)
Rear brakes ventilated discs, 305mm (12 in)
Gearbox Transverse 6 speed Manual
Drive Rear wheel drive

Dimensions
Weight 1,120 kilo / 2,469 lbs
Length / Width / Height 4,928 mm (194 in) / 1,940 mm (76.4 in) / 1,200 mm (47.2 in)
Wheelbase / Track (fr/r) 2,718 mm (107 in) / 1,620 mm (63.8 in) / 1,582 mm (62.3 in)
Wheels (fr/r) 10.85 x 18 / 13 x 18
Tyres Michelin

Performance figures
Power to weight 0.55 bhp / kg

Resources
Suggested reading
  • McLaren - The cars 1964 - 2008, by William Taylor
  • Driving Ambition, by Doug Nye, Gordon Murray and Ron Dennis
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