Ford GT40 Mark IV 

  • built in USA
  • 1967
  • 306 HP 4.7L
  • 164 mph
 
While the 427-powered Mark II cars proved a remarkable success in 1966, their hefty weight motivated Roy Lunn, a senior designer at Ford, to seek out drastically new designs.
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This car featured an aluminum version of the GT40 tub and raced quite successfully, winning at Sebring in 1966.
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Road Tests Real world tests of the Ford GT40 Mark IV

Top speed

GT40 Mark IV
164 mph
Agera R
260 mph
Veyron
253 mph

Data points Key details of the Ford GT40 Mark IV

Horsepower

GT40 Mark IV
306 HP
Agera R
1,115 HP
Veyron
987 HP

Torque

GT40 Mark IV
330 ft-lb
Veyron
922 ft-lb
Agera R
888 ft-lb

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Ford GT40 Mark IV

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After a weak performance at Daytona, where transmission problems plagued six Mark IIs, Ford reluctantly continued the J-Car program in preparation for Ferrari's 330 P4.
While the 427-powered Mark II cars proved a remarkable success in 1966, their hefty weight motivated Roy Lunn, a senior designer at Ford, to seek out drastically new designs.

Specifications Full list of technical specs

general

Brand Ford
Type of car Production car
Year 1967
Highest auction price 1967 Ford GT40 Mark I, $2.9M, August 2012

transmission

Drivetrain Mid Engine / RWD
Shift system Manual
Gearing Traditional
# of gears 4 gears
Gear ratios
  1. 1: 2.32:1
  2. 2: 1.69:1
  3. 3: 1.29:1
  4. 4: 1:1
Axle ratio 3.09:1

suspension, wheels & brakes

Front brakes Disc
Rear brakes Disc
Front wheels 381/? 203
Rear wheels 381/? 305

physical dimensions

Curb weight 2,699 lb
Width 70.5 in
Height 38.5 in
Length 171 in
Front track width 55 in
Wheelbase 95 in

road tests

Top speed 164 mph

power & handling

Power-to-weight ratio 8.82 lb/hp
Maximum hp 306 HP @ 6,400 RPM
Maximum torque 330 ft-lb @ 5,000 RPM
Engine placement Mid
Steering system Rack and pinion

engine

Displacement 4,700 cc
Cylinders V8
Air compressor None
Fuels Gas
Compression ratio 10.75:1
Bore/stroke 4.24 in / 3.78 in
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