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Country of origin:Great Britain
Produced in:1969
Numbers built:5
Designed by:Ron Tauranac for Motor Racing Developments
Author:Wouter Melissen
Last updated:September 11, 2006
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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 11.5:1
Valvetrain 4 valves / cylinder, DOHC
Fuel feed Lucas Fuel Injection
Lubrication Dry sump
Aspiration Naturally Aspirated
Power 430 bhp / 321 KW @ 10,000 rpm
BHP/Liter 144 bhp / liter

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

Dimensions
Weight 560 kilo / 1,235 lbs
Wheelbase / Track (fr/r) 2,413 mm (95 in) / 1,435 mm (56.5 in) / 1,575 mm (62 in)

Performance figures
Power to weight 0.77 bhp / kg

Race history
Major wins
1969 German Grand Prix (Jacky Ickx in BT26/4)
1969 Canadian Grand Prix (Jacky Ickx in BT26/3)

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