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Country of origin:United States
Produced from:1966 - 1967
Numbers built:2 (2D001 - 2D002)
Designed by:Jim Hall
Author:Wouter Melissen
Last updated:June 14, 2006
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Engine
Configuration Chevrolet 90º V8
Location Mid, longitudinally mounted
Construction aluminium alloy block and head
Displacement 5,356 cc / 326.8 cu in
Bore / Stroke 101.6 mm (4 in) / 82.5 mm (3.2 in)
Valvetrain 2 valves / cylinder, OHV
Fuel feed Weber 48 IDM Carburettors
Aspiration Naturally Aspirated
Power 420 bhp / 313 KW @ 6,800 rpm
BHP/Liter 78 bhp / liter

Drivetrain
Chassis fibreglass monocoque with steel reinforcements
Front suspension double wishbones, coil springs over dampers, anti-roll bar
Rear suspension reversed lower wishbones, single top links, twin trailing arms, coil springs over dampers, anti-roll bar
Brakes discs, all-round
Gearbox Chaparral 6 speed Automatic
Drive Rear wheel drive

Dimensions
Weight 925 kilo / 2,039 lbs
Length / Width / Height 4,013 mm (158 in) / 1,727 mm (68 in) / 1,003 mm (39.5 in)
Wheelbase / Track (fr/r) 2,311 mm (91 in) / 1,422 mm (56 in) / 1,346 mm (53 in)

Performance figures
Power to weight 0.45 bhp / kg

Race history
Major wins
1966 Nurburgring 1000 km (Phil Hill / Jo Bonnier in 2D001)

Resources
Suggested reading
  • Chaparral, by Richard Falconer with Doug Nye
  • Vintage American Road Racing Cars (1950-1970), by Harold W. Pace and Mark R. Brinker
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