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SPF GT40 Standard Equipment:
The Superformance GT40 is precision crafted, factory assembled and sold minus an engine and transaxle.
Original style monocoque chassis
Pressed steel roof
Suspension same as original
Paint: Base and clear coat, variety of colors
Shifter & Handbrake located center of tunnel
Tunnel offset as the original
Original style seats with silver rivets
High capacity air-conditioning included
Wilwood “Super Light” brakes
Adjustable pedal box
Adjustable steering as original.
Original style “Hartswell” door latches
Windows: Front glass, side lexan with vents
Cross flow radiator
Original style “Bundle of Snakes” exhaust
Instrument Panel fitted with Smith gauges
Wheels: “Halibrand” style (MKII), “BRM” style (MKI)
Headers for small and big block engines
Engine oil pan
MKI and MKII models available
Dimensions, Capacities, and Specifications:
Compared with Original GT40
|1966 Ford GT 40 Mk IIA
Le Mans Winner
GT Mk II
|Track front/rear, in.||57/56||56/59|
|Overall length, in.||163.0||163.0|
|Overall width, in.
|Height, in.||40.5||39.5 - 40.5|
|Frontal area, sq. ft.||15.8||15.8|
|Fuel tank capacity, gal.||42||22.5|
|Family||Ford FE||Ford 351W|
|N. cyl. & type||V8||V8|
|Bore x stroke, in.||4.232 x 3.784||4.125 x 4.000|
|Displacement, cu. in.||427||427|
|Bhp @ rpm||485 @ 6200||550 @ 5600|
|Torque @ rpm, lb. ft.||475 @ 4000||535 @ 5200|
|Carburation||1 x 4 bbl||1 x 4 bbl, or EFI|
|1st||2.22 / 6/18||2.58 / 9.73|
|2nd||1.43 / 3.96||1.61 / 6.07|
|3rd||1.19 / 3.30||1.14 / 4.30|
|4th||1.00 / 2.77||0.846 / 3.19|
|5th||0.642 / 2.42|
|Transfer gear ratio||0.899|
|CHASSIS & SUSPENSION|
|Brake type||Vented disc, single caliper||Vented disc, single caliper|
|TIRES||Goodyear "A"||Yokohama Avid|
|Front tires||9.75 - 15
(250 / 60-15 approx)
|225 / 60R15 (test)
225 / 50R15 (opt)
|Rear tires||12.8 - 15
(325 / 60-15 approx)
|275 / 60R15 (test)
295 / 50R15 (opt)
|Front wheels||15 x 8|
|Rear Wheels||15 x 10|
|Steering type||Rack and pinion||Rack and pinion|
|Front suspension||Independent with unequal length A-arms, coil springs, tube shocks, anti-roll bar||Independent with unequal length A-arms, coil springs, tube shocks, anti-roll bar|
|Rear suspension||Independent with trailing arms, unequal length lateral arms, coil springs, tube shocks, anti-roll bar||Independent with trailing arms, unequal length lateral arms, coil springs, tube shocks, anti-roll bar|
|Instruments||7000 rpm tach oil temperature water temperature fuel pressure ammeter gearbox oil temperature||oil pressure 8000 rpm tach water temperature oil temperature fuel level ammeter 200 mph speedometer|
|Warning lights||differential oil pressure engine oil pressure||high beam alternator turn signal radiator cooling fans|
|Engine rpm @ 60mph||1905||1811|
|LB / hp (with driver)||5.8||4.6|
|SPEED IN GEARS
mph @ rpm
|1st||89 @ 6200||53 @ 6400|
|2nd||140 @ 6200||85 @ 6400|
|3rd||170 @ 6200||120 @ 6400|
|4th||205 @ 6200||161 @ 6400|
|5th||207 @ 6400|
|Time to speed|
|0-40 mph, sec.||2.8||2.1|
|0-60 mph, sec.||4.2||3.7|
|0-80 mph, sec.||5.6||4.8|
|0-100 mph, sec.||8.2||6.9|
|0-120 mph, sec.||10.8||9.2|
|0-140 mph, sec.||14.0||11.8|
|0-160 mph, sec.||19.1||15.3|
|0-180 mph, sec.||27.0||21.7|
|Time to distance|
|Quarter mile, sec. @ mph.||12.0 @ 129||11.2 @ 135|
Steady state mpg in top gear
1. Data for 1966 Ford GT40 from: Road & Track, Oct 1966, Portrait of the Le Mans Winner, Technical Analysis.
2. Data for Superformance GT40 Mk II from: Dimensions measured from GT 001 Weights from factory data for GT 002. Production drive train ratios from factory data engine specs from Roush data.
3. Superformance GT40's correct height depends on tire size and settings.
4. Superformance GT40 is lighter, primarily because of a lighter engine.
5. Difference in tread measurement is due primarily to differences in tire sizes.
6. Acceleration and fuel economy data from performance simulator.
7. Ford GT40 initial acceleration hampered by tall first gear.
Advantages of Monocoque Design:
Chassis can be part of the bodywork.
Greater rigidity when compared to space frame of similar weight.
Disadvantages of Monocoque Design:
Design is difficult to analyze using traditional methods.
Greater material cost.
Specialized construction methods.
Left Hand Drive
Shifter & handbrake located on center tunnel
Original style seats.
Driver’s seat 3” wider than original.
Instrument Panel equipped with “Smith” gauges.
Optional Gurney Bubble – allows extra headroom.
Suspension as original.
Brakes areWilwood “Super Light”.
Adjustable Pedal Box.
Engine Oil Pan supplied with car.
Twin stainless steel baffled fuel tanks mounted in the door sills.
Original style oil cooler.
Original style header tank.
The MK II pumps will appear to be like the original.
The Superformance GT40 is available in the following standard colors:
BLACK - GUARDSMAN BLUE - INDIGO BLUE - MALACHITE GREEN - PORTOFINO BLUE
- ROYAL BLUE - SILVER - SPF RED - TITANIUM - WIMBLEDON WHITE - YELLOW
-VIPER BLUE - SUNSET RED - DARK SILVER
Car can be specially ordered in any PPG Paint Code for an additional cost
Racing Stripes are also available in a wide variety of patterns and colors
Superformance GT40 Pricing:
Base Price (Rolling Chassis) – $79,900
Options and Cost
|• Twin Stripes
• Pin Stripes
• Stripe Deviation
• Gulf Pattern and Color
• Gulf Pattern
• Special Color
• Roundals (each)
• Gurney Bubble (each)
• Ceramic Coated Headers (Black)
• Ceramic Coated Headers (Silver)
• Transcooler MKII
• Fuel Pump Kit (SW look-a-like)
• Sill Mtd Shifter
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