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  BRM P48
 

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Country of origin:Great Britain
Produced from:1959 - 1960
Numbers built:7
Predecessor:BRM Type 25
Successor:BRM P57
Author:Wouter Melissen
Last updated:February 21, 2007
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Engine
Configuration Straight 4
Location Mid, longitudinally mounted
Displacement 2,491 cc / 152 cu in
Bore / Stroke 102.9 mm (4.1 in) / 74.9 mm (2.9 in)
Valvetrain 2 valves / cylinder, DOHC
Fuel feed 2 Weber Carburettors
Aspiration Naturally Aspirated
Power 275 bhp / 205 KW @ 8,000 rpm
Torque 278 Nm / 205 ft lbs
BHP/Liter 110 bhp / liter

Drivetrain
Chassis aluminium body steel spaceframe
Front suspension double wishbones, coil springs over dampers, anti-roll bar
Rear suspension wishbones, coil springs over dampers, anti-roll bar
Steering rack-and-pinion
Brakes front discs, single rear disc on the gearbox
Gearbox 5 speed Manual
Drive Rear wheel drive

Dimensions
Weight 500 kilo / 1,102 lbs
Wheelbase / Track (fr/r) 2,286 mm (90 in) / N/A / N/A

Performance figures
Power to weight 0.55 bhp / kg
Top Speed 274 km/h (170 mph)

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