Ford F3L 

  • 1968
  • 420 HP 3.0L
  • 217 mph
 
Had Ford better supported the F3L project, to a point of good reliability, no doubt a great rivalry would have formed with Ferrari and their 312 PB.
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An aluminum body designed by Len Bailey covered the car which was not only strikingly beautiful, but featured a low drag of 0.27 Cd.
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Road Tests Real world tests of the Ford F3L

Top speed

Ford F3L
217 mph
Nissan 350Z
155 mph
Venom GT
270 mph

Data points Key details of the Ford F3L

Number built

Ford F3L
3 cars
McLaren P1
375 cars
Veyron
300 cars

Horsepower

Ford F3L
420 HP
Venom GT
1,200 HP
Agera R
1,115 HP

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Ford F3L

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Had Ford better supported the F3L project, to a point of good reliability, no doubt a great rivalry would have formed with Ferrari and their 312 PB.
The second car, driven by Gardner and Attwood failed early due to brakes.

Specifications Full list of technical specs

general

Brand Ford
Year 1968
Number built 3 cars

power & handling

Power-to-weight ratio 3.52 lb/hp
Maximum hp 420 HP @ 9,000 RPM
Maximum torque 398 ft-lb
Max RPM 11,100 RPM
Steering system Rack and pinion

suspension, wheels & brakes

Front brakes Disc
Rear brakes Disc

physical dimensions

Curb weight 1,477 lb

road tests

Top speed 217 mph

transmission

Drivetrain RWD
Gearing Traditional
# of gears 5 gears

engine

Displacement 2,993 cc
Cylinders V8
Fuels Gas
Bore/stroke 3.37 in / 2.55 in
Valvetrain DOHC
Valves per cylinder 4 valves
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