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  BRM P160
 

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Country of origin:Great Britain
Produced from:1971 - 1973
Numbers built:11 (all versions)
Designed by:Tony Southgate for BRM
Predecessor:BRM P153
Successor:BRM P180
Author:Wouter Melissen
Last updated:December 06, 2011
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Engine
Configuration P142/60 60º V12
Location Mid, longitudinally mounted
Weight 190 kilo / 418.9 lbs
Construction aluminium block and head
Displacement 2,998 cc / 182.9 cu in
Bore / Stroke 74.6 mm (2.9 in) / 57.2 mm (2.3 in)
Compression 11.0:1
Valvetrain 4 valves / cylinder, DOHC
Fuel feed Lucas Fuel Injection
Aspiration Naturally Aspirated
Power 450 bhp / 336 KW @ 11,000 rpm
Torque 312 Nm / 230 ft lbs @ 9,000 rpm
BHP/Liter 150 bhp / liter

Drivetrain
Chassis aluminium monocoque with fully stressed engine
Suspension (fr/r) double wishbones, coil springs over dampers
Steering rack-and-pinion
Brakes Girling ventilated discs, all-round
Gearbox BRM P161 5 speed Manual
Drive Rear wheel drive

Dimensions
Weight 540 kilo / 1,191 lbs
Length / Width / Height 4,051 mm (159.5 in) / 1,880 mm (74 in) / N/A
Wheelbase / Track (fr/r) 2,464 mm (97 in) / 1,473 mm (58 in) / 1,448 mm (57 in)

Performance figures
Power to weight 0.83 bhp / kg

Race history
Major wins
1971 Austrian Grand Prix (Jo Siffert in P160/02)
1971 Italian Grand Prix (Peter Gethin in P160/01)
1972 Monaco Grand Prix (Jean-Pierre Beltoise in P160/01)

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  Article Image gallery (14) P160/01 Specifications