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Country of origin:United States
Produced from:1968 - 1969
Numbers built:Three coupes, one spyder
Designed by:Len Bailey for Alan Mann Racing
Author:Wouter Melissen
Last updated:May 19, 2016
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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 86.7 mm (3.4 in) / 64.8 mm (2.6 in)
Compression 11.5:1
Valvetrain 4 valves / cylinder, DOHC
Fuel feed Lucas Fuel Injection
Lubrication Dry sump
Aspiration Naturally Aspirated
Power 420 bhp / 313 KW @ 9,000 rpm
Torque 366 Nm / 270 ft lbs @ 7,000 rpm
BHP/Liter 140 bhp / liter

Drivetrain
Body alloy panels
Chassis aluminium monocoque with fully-stressed engine
Front suspension double wishbones, coil springs over shock absorbers, anti-roll bar
Rear suspension reversed lower wishbones, top link, coil springs over shock absorbers, anti-roll-bar
Steering rack-and-pinion
Brakes (fr/r) Girling discs
Gearbox Hewland DG 300 5 speed Manual
Drive Rear wheel drive

Dimensions
Weight 670 kilo / 1,477 lbs
Length / Width / Height 4,216 mm (166 in) / 1,778 mm (70 in) / 902 mm (35.5 in)
Wheelbase / Track (fr/r) 2,210 mm (87 in) / 1,397 mm (55 in) / 1,397 mm (55 in)

Performance figures
Power to weight 0.63 bhp / kg
Top Speed 350 km/h (217 mph)

Resources
Suggested reading
  • Classic & Sports Car (August, 2003)
  • Motorsport Magazine (February, 1996)
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