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  Chevron B8 BMW
 

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Country of origin:Great Britain
Produced from:1968 - 1970
Numbers built:44 (all engines)
Designed by:Derek Bennett
Predecessor:Chevron B6 BMW
Successor:Chevron B16 Cosworth
Author:Wouter Melissen
Last updated:December 14, 2009
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Engine
Configuration BMW Straight 4
Location Mid, longitudinally mounted
Weight 11 kilo / 24.3 lbs
Displacement 1,990 cc / 121.4 cu in
Bore / Stroke 89.0 mm (3.5 in) / 80.0 mm (3.1 in)
Valvetrain 2 valves / cylinder, SOHC
Fuel feed 2 Weber 48 DCOE Carburettors
Aspiration Naturally Aspirated
Power 195 bhp / 145 KW @ 7,300 rpm
BHP/Liter 98 bhp / liter

Drivetrain
Chassis fibreglass body on aluminium reinforced steel spaceframe
Front suspension double wishbones, coil springs over dampers, anti-roll bar
Rear suspension lower wishbones, top links, twin trail arms, coil springs over dampers, anti-roll bar
Steering rack-and-pinion
Brakes discs, all-round
Gearbox 5 speed Manual
Drive Rear wheel drive

Resources
Suggested reading
  • Chevron - The Derek Bennett Story, by David Gordon
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