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In the late 1960s Ford and Chrylser were waging was in NASCAR. In 1969 Ford revealed its aero-styled Torinos, which cleaned up in the years's stock car racing by collecting 30 victories. To satisfy homologation rules, at least 500 road-going versions had to be built. The rest was the Ford Talladega.
Construction: cast-iron block and cylinder heads
Valve gear: 2 valves per cylinder operated by a single camshaft, pushrods and rockers
Bore & Stroke: 4.13 in x 3.98 in
Displacement: 428 cubic inch
Compression Ratio: 10.6:1
Induction System: Holley 4-barrel carb
Maximum Power: 335 bhp at 5,200 rpm
Maximum torque: 440 lb-ft at 3,400 rpm
Ford C-6 Cruise-O-Matic
Steel monocoque with 2-door fastback body design
Steering: Recirculating ball
Front suspension: Unequal length wishbones with coil springs, telescopic shock absorbers and stabilizer bar
Rear suspension: Live axle with semi-elliptic multi leaf-springs, telescopic shock absorbers
Brakes: Power Discs in front and drums in rear
Wheels: Ford slotted chrome steel, 14-in dia.
Tires: Goodyear Polyglas F70-14
Length: 209.8 inches
Width: 84.4 inches
Height: 59.1 inches
Wheelbase: 116 inches
Track: 64.7 inches (front), 62 inches (rear)
Weight: 3,536 lbs.
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