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  Matra MS10 Cosworth
 

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Country of origin:France
Produced in:1968
Numbers built:2
Designed by:Bernard Boyer for Matra
Predecessor:Matra MS9 Cosworth
Successor:Matra MS80 Cosworth
Author:Wouter Melissen
Last updated:April 06, 2015
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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 410 bhp / 306 KW @ 9,200 rpm
BHP/Liter 137 bhp / liter

Drivetrain
Chassis aluminium monocoque with steel tubular rear subframe
Front suspension lower wishbones, top rockers actuating in-board coil springs over dampers, anti-roll bar
Rear suspension reversed lower wishbones, top links, twin radius arms, coil springs over dampers, ant-roll bar
Steering rack-and-pinion
Brakes (fr/r) Girling ventilated discs
Gearbox Hewland 5 speed Manual
Drive Rear wheel drive

Dimensions
Weight 540 kilo / 1,191 lbs
Wheelbase / Track (fr/r) 2,420 mm (95.3 in) / 1,430 mm (56.3 in) / 1,480 mm (58.3 in)
Fuel tank 190 Litre (50.2 Gallon US / 41.8 Gallon Imperial)
Tyres (fr/r) Dunlop 4.50/11.60 - 15 / 5.50/13.60 - 15

Performance figures
Power to weight 0.76 bhp / kg

Race history
Major wins
1968 Dutch Grand Prix (Jackie Stewart in MS10/02)
1968 German Grand Prix (Jackie Stewart in MS10/02)
1968 USA Grand Prix (Jackie Stewart in MS10/02)
1969 South African Grand Prix (Jackie Stewart in MS10/02)

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