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  BRM P57
 

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Country of origin:Great Britain
Produced in:1961
Designed by:Tony Rudd
Predecessor:BRM P48
Successor:BRM P578
Author:Wouter Melissen
Last updated:Before December 1st, 2004
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Engine
Configuration P56 90º V8
Location Mid, longitudinally mounted
Construction aluminium alloy block and head
Displacement 1,498 cc / 91.4 cu in
Bore / Stroke 68.5 mm (2.7 in) / 50.8 mm (2 in)
Compression 10.5:1
Valvetrain 2 valves / cylinder, DOHC
Camshaft Gear driven
Fuel feed Lucas Fuel Injection
Lubrication Dry sump
Aspiration Naturally Aspirated
Power 185 bhp / 138 KW @ 10,250 rpm
Torque 136 Nm / 100 ft lbs @ 9,750 rpm
BHP/Liter 123 bhp / liter

Drivetrain
Chassis aluminium body on tubular space frame
Suspension (fr/r) double wishbones, coil springs over Armstrong dampers
Steering rack-and-pinion
Brakes discs, all-round
Gearbox BRM P27 5 speed Manual
Drive Rear wheel drive

Dimensions
Weight 495 kilo / 1,091 lbs
Wheelbase / Track (fr/r) 2,281 mm (89.8 in) / 1,333 mm (52.5 in) / 1,327 mm (52.2 in)

Performance figures
Power to weight 0.37 bhp / kg

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