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  Tyrrell 012 Cosworth
 

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Country of origin:Great Britain
Produced from:1983 - 1985
Numbers built:7
Designed by:Maurice Philippe for Tyrrell
Predecessor:Tyrrell 011 Cosworth
Author:Wouter Melissen
Last updated:February 18, 2008
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Engine
Configuration Ford Cosworth DFY 90º V8
Location Mid, longitudinally mounted
Construction aluminium block and head
Displacement 2,991 cc / 182.5 cu in
Bore / Stroke 90.0 mm (3.5 in) / 58.8 mm (2.3 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 530 bhp / 395 KW @ 11,600 rpm
Torque 395 Nm / 291 ft lbs @ 9,600 rpm
BHP/Liter 177 bhp / liter

Drivetrain
Chassis alloy monocoque with carbon fibre reinforcements
Front suspension double wishbones, pull-rod operated coil springs
Rear suspension double wishbones, coil springs
Steering rack-and-pinion
Brakes ventilated discs, all-round
Gearbox Hewland 5 speed Manual
Drive Rear wheel drive

Dimensions
Weight 540 kilo / 1,191 lbs
Wheelbase / Track (fr/r) 2,642 mm (104 in) / 1,651 mm (65 in) / 1,473 mm (58 in)

Performance figures
Power to weight 0.98 bhp / kg

Resources
Suggested reading
  • Motorsport Magazine (January, 2000)
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