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  Cunningham C-4R
 

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Country of origin:United States
Produced in:1952
Numbers built:3
Predecessor:Cunningham C-2R
Successor:Cunningham C-5R
Author:Wouter Melissen
Last updated:November 22, 2004
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Engine
Configuration Chrysler HEMI V8
Location Front, longitudinally mounted
Displacement 5,424 cc / 331 cu in
Bore / Stroke 96.8 mm (3.8 in) / 92.1 mm (3.6 in)
Valvetrain 2 valves / cylinder, OHV
Fuel feed 4 Zenith Carburettors
Aspiration Naturally Aspirated
Power 300 bhp / 224 KW @ 5,200 rpm
BHP/Liter 55 bhp / liter

Drivetrain
Chassis aluminium body on a steel tubular frame
Front suspension unequal length A-arms, coil springs, tubular shock absorbers
Rear suspension live axle, coil springs, tubular shock absorbers
Brakes drums, all-round
Gearbox 3 speed Manual
Drive Rear wheel drive

Dimensions
Weight 1,150 kilo / 2,535 lbs
Length / Width / Height 3,937 mm (155 in) / N/A / N/A
Wheelbase / Track (fr/r) 2,540 mm (100 in) / 1,372 mm (54 in) / 1,372 mm (54 in)

Performance figures
Power to weight 0.26 bhp / kg
Top Speed 250 km/h (155 mph)

Race history
Major wins
1953 Sebring 12 Hours (Phil Walters / John Fitch in 5216)

Resources
Suggested reading
  • Road & Track (October, 1979)
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  Article Image gallery (17) 5216R Specifications