Under the standard looking steel body shell of the Ford Falcon BA, which features prominently in the Australian V8 Supercar Championship that is presented by Ford exclusively in High Octane Motorsport on Supersport, there lurks some highly sophisticated performance equipment.

ENGINE

5.0L Windsor fuel injected V8 with Ford Performance Racing cylinder heads and electronic fuel injection via a MoTeC engine management system linked to a MoTeC Data Logging Dashboard Computer.

POWER

Approximately 480Kw of power at 7,500rpm and 623Nm of torque at 5,500rpm.

DRIVELINE

Hollinger 6 Speed H pattern gearbox.

Australian Ford 9-inch CWP differential.

Ratios available - 3.25:1 to 3.7:1

SUSPENSION

Front - AVESCO "Project Blueprint" independent double wishbone front suspension with fully adjustable coil over dampers and cockpit adjustable anti-roll bar.

Rear- AVESCO "Project Blueprint" four-link trailing arm rear suspension with Watts linkage and fully adjustable coil over dampers and cockpit adjustable anti-roll bar.

“Project Blueprint” sees both Ford and Holden share suspension configuration, aerodynamic parameters, gearboxes and differentials aimed at aligning the rival vehicles more closely.

BRAKES

Front - 356mm ventilated discs with 6 piston calipers.

Rear - 330mm ventilated discs with 4 piston calipers.

WHEELS

Speedline 17 x 11 inch fitted with Dunlop Control Tyres.

FUEL SYSTEM

Fully sealed dry brake system with 120 litre capacity

SAFETY

CAD designed integrated roll cage.

On board fire suppression system.

Carbon fibre side intrusion protection panel.

Driver helmet filtration system.

WEIGHT

Class Limit - 1350 kg

MAXIMUM SPEED

302km/h in testing conditions - Conrod Straight, Bathurst

ACCELERATION

0-100kph in 3,5 seconds.

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