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Ford - Maya

Maya is a realistic prototype, thought for a little daily production, designed to keep industrial investment quite curbed. The line is typically  wedged and reminds prototypes like the Mangusta, Boomerang or Tapiro, but it is smoother and guarantees a 0,28 cx. Created for American market, the front has a soft-nose bumper, plastic and capable of being deformed material filled with polyurethane resins. Inside, the steering wheel is equipped with a disc containing all the car controls , just like the Medusa. The engine, with a transversal driving axle, is a Ford USA experimental prototype, 3 litres, 60°  6  V cylinders, 4 valves for each cylinder and 250 hp.


Engine & performance:

Position: mid-engined, transversely

Type: V6, 24-valve

Capacity: 2979 cc

Power: 250 hp @ 6400 rpm


Length: 4210 mm

Width: 1830 mm

Height: 1140 mm

Wheelbase: 2410 mm


1984  Turin

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