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The history of the gt40. Facts. The Ford GT40 was made in the 1960’s and was unable finish at n urburgring or 24 hours Le Mans in 1964-1965, but even though it didn’t finish Ford still saw potential in it and made the MKII in 1966 which placed first, second, and - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

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The history of the gt40

The history of the gt40

The Ford GT40 was made in the 1960s and was unable finish at nurburgring or 24 hours Le Mans in 1964-1965, but even though it didnt finish Ford still saw potential in it and made the MKII in 1966 which placed first, second, and third in 24 hours Le Mans in 1966.

The GT40 shortly after winning Le Mans went racing all over the world, including two more Le Mans events in 1998 and 1999.

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Important informationManufacture's: Ford Advanced Vehicles, John Wyer Automotive Engineering, Kar Kraft, and Shelby AmericanProduction:1964-1969Assembled in: Slough, UK (Mk I, Mk II, and Mk III) Detroit, Michigan, USA (Mk IV)

Body and chassisClass: Group 4 Sports Car Group 6 Sports PrototypeBody style: Coupe Roadster

Dimensions

Wheelbase95 in (2,413 mm)[2]

Length160 in (4,064 mm)

Width70 in (1,778 mm)

Height40.5 in (1,029 mm)

Curb weight2,002 lb (908 kg) Powertrain

Engine4181 cc (255 CID) V-8 4737 cc (289 CID) V-8 6997 cc (427 CID) V-8 4942 cc (302 CID) V-8

Transmission4-speed manual

Mk I & X-1 Roadster

Mk II-------------

Mk III------------

J-car-------------------

Mk IV-----------------

Continuation Models, Replicas & Modernizations