1973 Ferrari 365 GTB/4 Daytona Competizione S3


1973 Ferrari 365 GTB/4 Daytona Competizione S3

In 1973 a final batch of Daytona Competiziones with slightly improved engines but very similar to the 1972 cars. The result was another class win at the 24 Hours of Le Mans.

Of the five S3 cars, chassis 16363 scored a class victory at the 1973 24 Hours of Le Mans driven by Claude Ballot-Léna and Vic Elford for Automobiles Charles Pozzi.

In order, the five cars were chassis 16343, 16363, 16367, 16407 16425.

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In Detail

submitted by Richard Owen
type Racing Car
built at Maranello, Italy
production 5
engine Tipo 251F 60º V12
position Front Longitudinal
valvetrain DOHC 2 Valves per Cyl
fuel feed Weber 40 DCN 21 Carburetors
displacement 4390 cc / 267.9 in³
bore 81 mm / 3.19 in
stroke 71 mm / 2.80 in
compression 9.9:1
power 335.6 kw / 450 bhp
specific output 102.51 bhp per litre
bhp/weight 375.0 bhp per tonne
body / frame Steel Body over Steel Chassis
driven wheels RWD
steering ZF Rack & Pinion
f suspension Double Wishbones
r suspension Double Wishbones
curb weight 1200 kg / 2646 lbs
wheelbase 2400 mm / 94.5 in
length 4400 mm / 173.2 in
width 1770 mm / 69.7 in
transmission 5-Speed Manual
top speed ~289.62 kph / 180 mph
key drivers Vic Elford
class victories 1973 24 Hours of Le Mans