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FACTORY FIVE RACING INC TYPE 65 COUPE Specification - Data sheet

FACTORY FIVE RACING INC TYPE 65 COUPE Specification / Data sheet

The Factory Five Type 65 Coupe is no doubt inspired by the Ford Daytona Le Mans winning Coupe of the 1960's, brought up to date with modern day running gear and engine.


Layout                          : Front engined rear wheel drive 3 door Coupe

Frame                           : Tubular space frame with integral backbone

Roll Cage                     : 6 point cage, with roof halo integral to frame

Sub-Structure               : Aluminium panelling, riveted and bonded to frame

Restraint System           : 4 Point Simpson Full Harness


Configuration                : Choice of 5.0 litre or 5.8 litre “small block” Ford V8

Induction                      : Carburettor or Multi Point Fuel Injection

Horsepower                 : 225 bhp to 500 bhp, typically

Torque                         : 175 ft lbs to 550 ft lbs, typically


Gearbox                       : 5 speed manual transmission

Rear Axle                    : 3.55:1

Clutch                          : 10.5” (267mm), Single Disc


Front suspension type  : Independent unequal length A-arms, adjustable

Rear suspension type   : Independent unequal length arms, adjustable

Springs/Dampers          : Koni coil-over, with ride height adjustment

Steering                        : Manual rack & pinion, 2.6 turns lock to lock

Brakes                         : 11” (279 mm) front discs, 10.5” (267 mm) rear discs

Wheels                         : Pin drive or bolt on, 17” x10.5” rear, 17” x 8.5” front, typically

Tyres                           : 285 x 17” rear, 245 x 17” front, typically


Weight                         : 2110 lbs (957 kg)

Weight Distribution      : 45% front/ 55% rear

Wheelbase                   : 95” (2413 mm)

Overall Length             : 174” (4420 mm)

Front Track                  : 59.0” (1499 mm)

Rear Track                   : 58.5” (1486 mm)

Overall Height             : 48” (1219 mm)

Overall Width              : 73.5” (1867 mm)

Ground Clearance        : 4.5” (114 mm)

Fuel Capacity               : 12.5 gallons (57 litres)



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