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  Williams FW07 Cosworth
 

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Country of origin:Great Britain
Produced in:1979
Numbers built:4
Internal name:FW07
Designed by:Patrick Head for Williams
Predecessor:Williams FW06 Cosworth
Successor:Williams FW07B Cosworth
Author:Wouter Melissen
Last updated:May 23, 2008
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Engine
Configuration Ford Cosworth DFV 90º V8
Location Mid, longitudinally mounted
Weight 168 kilo / 370.4 lbs
Construction aluminium block and head
Displacement 2,993 cc / 182.6 cu in
Bore / Stroke 85.7 mm (3.4 in) / 64.8 mm (2.6 in)
Compression 11.5:1
Valvetrain 4 valves / cylinder, DOHC
Camshaft Gear driven
Fuel feed Lucas Fuel Injection
Lubrication Dry sump
Aspiration Naturally Aspirated
Power 485 bhp / 362 KW @ 10,600 rpm
Torque 343 Nm / 253 ft lbs @ 9,500 rpm
BHP/Liter 162 bhp / liter

Drivetrain
Chassis aluminium monocoque
Suspension (fr/r) doubles wishbones, push-rod actuated coil springs over shock absorbers, anti-roll bar
Steering rack-and-pinion
Brakes ventilated discs, all-round
Gearbox Hewland FGA 400 5 speed Manual
Drive Rear wheel drive

Dimensions
Weight 579 kilo / 1,277 lbs
Wheelbase / Track (fr/r) 2,692 mm (106 in) / 1,738 mm (68.4 in) / 1,600 mm (63 in)

Performance figures
Power to weight 0.84 bhp / kg

Race history
Major wins
1979 British Grand Prix (Clay Regazzoni in FW07/02)
1979 German Grand Prix (Alan Jones in FW07/04)
1979 Austrian Grand Prix (Alan Jones in FW07/04)
1979 Dutch Grand Prix (Alan Jones in FW07/01)
1979 Canadian Grand Prix (Alan Jones in FW07/04)
1980 Argentine Grand Prix (Alan Jones in FW07/04)

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