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  McLaren M19A Cosworth
 

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Country of origin:Great Britain
Produced in:1971
Numbers built:2
Designed by:Ralph Bellamy for McLaren
Predecessor:McLaren M14A Cosworth
Successor:McLaren M19C Cosworth
Author:Wouter Melissen
Last updated:November 04, 2009
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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 85.7 mm (3.4 in) / 64.8 mm (2.6 in)
Compression 11.0:1
Valvetrain 4 valves / cylinder, DOHC
Camshaft Gear driven
Fuel feed Lucas Fuel Injection
Lubrication Dry sump
Aspiration Naturally Aspirated
Power 450 bhp / 336 KW @ 10,800 rpm
Red Line 11,000 rpm
BHP/Liter 150 bhp / liter

Drivetrain
Chassis aluminium monocoque
Suspension (fr/r) wishbones, coil springs over dampers, anti-roll bar
Steering rack-and-pinion
Brakes ventilated discs, all-round
Gearbox Hewland DG 300 5 speed Manual
Drive Rear wheel drive

Dimensions
Weight 560 kilo / 1,235 lbs
Wheelbase / Track (fr/r) 2,540 mm (100 in) / 1,600 mm (63 in) / 1,575 mm (62 in)

Performance figures
Power to weight 0.8 bhp / kg

Race history
Major wins
1972 South African Grand Prix (Denny Hulme in M19A-2)

Resources
Suggested reading
  • McLaren, the Grand Prix, Can-Am and Indy Cars, by Doug Nye
  • McLaren - The cars 1964 - 2008, by William Taylor
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