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  Tyrrell 008 Cosworth
 

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Country of origin:Great Britain
Produced in:1978
Numbers built:5
Predecessor:Tyrrell P34 Cosworth
Successor:Tyrrell 009 Cosworth
Author:Wouter Melissen
Last updated:Before December 1st, 2004
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Engine
Configuration Ford Cosworth DFV 90º V8
Location Mid, longitudinally mounted
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
Fuel feed Lucas Fuel Injection
Aspiration Naturally Aspirated
Power 485 bhp / 362 KW @ 10,600 rpm
Torque 353 Nm / 260 ft lbs @ 8,500 rpm
BHP/Liter 162 bhp / liter

Drivetrain
Chassis aluminium monocoque
Suspension (fr/r) double wishbones, coil springs
Steering rack-and-pinion
Brakes ventilated discs, all-round
Gearbox Hewland FGA 400 6 speed Manual
Drive Rear wheel drive

Dimensions
Weight 578 kilo / 1,274 lbs
Wheelbase / Track (fr/r) 2,700 mm (106.3 in) / 1,626 mm (64 in) / 1,524 mm (60 in)

Performance figures
Power to weight 0.84 bhp / kg

Race history
Major wins
1978 Monaco Grand Prix (Patrick Depailler in 008/3)

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