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Ford DFV 3-litre V8

Although not the first to do so, Cosworth was effective in designing the DFV to serve as the rear portion of the frame structure of a Formula 1 racing car - a Matra in this instance.

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Karl Ludvigsen
Karl Ludvigsen

In addition to his motor industry activities as an executive (with GM, Fiat and Ford) and head of a consulting company, Karl Ludvigsen has been active for over 50 years as an author and historian. As an author, co-author or editor he has some four dozen books to his credit. Needless to say, they are all about cars and the motor industry, Karl's life-long passion.

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