1967 Ford Mark IV
This car was built to win the 24 Hours of Le Mans. Driven by Dan Gurney and A.J. Foyt, it accomplished that goal in 1967, beating the second-place Ferrari by 32 miles at a record-breaking average speed of 135.48 miles per hour. The Mark IV combined a sophisticated chassis with a big engine based on Ford's V-8 for stock car racing.
Appeared in only one race, the 1967 Le Mans 24-hour. It won, finishing 32 miles ahead of the second-place Ferrari, and set an average speed record of 135.48 miles per hour.
Made by Ford Motor Company, Dearborn, Michigan with design assistance by Shelby-American Inc.
Ford V-8, overhead valves, 427 cubic inches