Gerald Kannenberg's 1972 Triumph GT6 with Ford Cosworth V6 Engine
as published in British V8 Magazine, Volume XVI Issue 1, May 2008
Owner: Gerald Kannenberg
City: Hamburg, Germany
Model: 1972 Triumph GT6
Engine: Ford 2.9L V6
|Engine:||Ford Skorpio Cosworth, 2.9L, 24-valve V6, rated at 195hp.
|Chassis:||The car was cut in half from front to back to broaden it by 26cm (about 10.25").
The resulting car has the overall dimensions: 1120mm (high), 1960mm (wide), 3950mm (long).
The space frame was made of steel square box tubing, covered with aluminium plates.
All components were fixed to the frame; therefore driving without bodywork is possible.
|Transmission:||Ford Sierra Type-9 5-speed.
|Suspension:||Porsche 928 S4 (front and rear).
|Brakes:||Porsche 928 S4, 310mm 4-piston calipers.
|Wheels/Tires:||(front) 7.5x16 Azev Type E 225/45/16,
(rear) 9x16 Azev Type E 245/35/16
|Electrical:||most of the electrical system and electronics are from a Porsche 924.
|Fuel system:||home made 75-liter stainless steel fuel tank.
|Seats:||Chevrolet Corvette C4.
|Performance:||top speed is approximately 270 km/h (not tested yet).
|Comments:||the building time was about 2 years, and the car was completed in July 2005.
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