> Das schönste Auto, das ich je gesehen habe. <

> The most beautiful car I have ever seen. <

Niki Lauda 1973

 

McLAREN FORD M23

 

DER GROSSE MAC

THE GREAT MAC

 

McLaren Ford M23

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Cars built: 12

Years: 1973 - 1978

Designer: Gordon Coppuck

Engine: Ford Cosworth DFV V8 prepared by Nicholson McLaren Engines Ltd.

Bore x Stroke: 85.7 x 64.8

Capicity: 2,993 cc

Power: 470 bhp at 10,500 rpm

Gearbox: Hewland six speed (from 1976 on)

Sponsors: Marlboro (cigarettes), Texaco (fuel and oil), Yardley (cosmetics)

First Grand Prix: South Africa 1973 at Kyalami with Denny Hulme

Last Grand Prix: Italy 1978 at Monza with Nelson Piquet

Drivers`Worldchampions: Emerson Fittipaldi/BR 1974 , James Hunt/GB 1976

Constructors`Worldchampions: McLaren 1974

Works Drivers: Denny Hulme/NZ, Peter Revson/USA, Jody Scheckter/ZA, Jacky Ickx/B, Emerson Fittipaldi/BR, Mike Hailwood/GB, David Hobbs/GB, Jochen Mass/D, James Hunt/GB, Gilles Villeneuve/CAN, Bruno Giacomelli/I

Private Drivers: Emilio de Villota/E, Brett Lunger/USA, Nelson Piquet/BR, Tony Trimmer/GB, Dave Charlton/ZA

 

 

 

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