Ford GT40 Mark I ‘Gulf Oil’ 

  • built in USA
  • 1968
  • 425 HP 4.9L
  • 210 mph
 
With the GT40 win, Ford was again at the top.
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Road Tests Real world tests of the Ford GT40 Mark I ‘Gulf Oil’

Top speed

GT40 Mark I ‘Gulf Oil’
210 mph
Veyron
253 mph

0-100mph

GT40 Mark I ‘Gulf Oil’
8 s
Veyron
5.1 s

Data points Key details of the Ford GT40 Mark I ‘Gulf Oil’

Number built

GT40 Mark I ‘Gulf Oil’
3 cars
Ford GT
4,038 cars
McLaren P1
375 cars

Horsepower

GT40 Mark I ‘Gulf Oil’
425 HP
Veyron
987 HP
McLaren P1
903 HP

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Specifications Full list of technical specs

general

Brand Ford
Type of car Production car
Year 1968
Number built 3 cars

power & handling

Power-to-weight ratio 5.58 lb/hp
Maximum hp 425 HP @ 6,000 RPM
Maximum torque 395 ft-lb
Steering system Rack and pinion

engine

Displacement 4,942 cc
Cylinders V8
Fuels Gas
Compression ratio 10.6:1
Bore/stroke 4 in / 3 in
Valves per cylinder 2 valves

road tests

Top speed 210 mph
0-100mph 8 s

transmission

Gearing Traditional
# of gears 5 gears
Gear ratios
  1. 1: 2.23:1
  2. 2: 1.53:1
  3. 3: 1.21:1
  4. 4: 1:1
  5. 5: 0.81:1
Axle ratio 3.44:1

suspension, wheels & brakes

Front brakes Disc
Rear brakes Disc
Front wheels 381/? 216
Rear wheels 381/? 279

physical dimensions

Curb weight 2,370 lb
Width 70 in
Height 40.5 in
Length 164.5 in
Front track width 57.5 in
Wheelbase 95 in
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