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.


In Detail

submitted byRichard Owen
typeRacing Car
built atMaranello, Italy
engineTipo 251F 60º V12
positionFront Longitudinal
valvetrainDOHC 2 Valves per Cyl
fuel feedWeber 40 DCN 21 Carburetors
displacement4390 cc / 267.9 in³
bore81 mm / 3.19 in
stroke71 mm / 2.80 in
power335.6 kw / 450 bhp
specific output102.51 bhp per litre
bhp/weight375.0 bhp per tonne
body / frameSteel Body over Steel Chassis
driven wheelsRWD
steeringZF Rack & Pinion
f suspensionDouble Wishbones
r suspensionDouble Wishbones
curb weight1200 kg / 2646 lbs
wheelbase2400 mm / 94.5 in
length4400 mm / 173.2 in
width1770 mm / 69.7 in
transmission5-Speed Manual
top speed~289.62 kph / 180 mph
key driversVic Elford
class victories1973 24 Hours of Le Mans