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  Mazda 787B
 

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Country of origin:Japan
Produced in:1991
Numbers built:3
Designed by:Nigel Stroud for Mazdaspeed
Predecessor:Mazda 787
Author:Wouter Melissen
Last updated:July 27, 2015
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Engine
Configuration R26B R4
Location Mid, longitudinally mounted
Displacement 2,616 cc / 159.6 cu in
Fuel feed Electronic Fuel Injection
Aspiration Naturally Aspirated
Power 700 bhp / 522 KW @ 9,000 rpm
Torque 608 Nm / 448 ft lbs @ 6,500 rpm
BHP/Liter 268 bhp / liter

Drivetrain
Chassis carbon fibre monocoque
Suspension (fr/r) double wishbones, inboard coil springs over shock absorbers, anti-roll bar
Steering rack-and-pinion
Brakes (fr/r) Brembo carbon ceramic discs
Gearbox Mazda-Porsche 5 speed Manual
Drive Rear wheel drive

Dimensions
Weight 830 kilo / 1,830 lbs
Length / Width / Height 4,782 mm (188.3 in) / 1,994 mm (78.5 in) / 1,003 mm (39.5 in)
Wheelbase / Track (fr/r) 2,660 mm (104.7 in) / 1,534 mm (60.4 in) / 1,504 mm (59.2 in)
Tyres (fr/r) Dunlop 300/640 - 18 / 355/710 - 18

Performance figures
Power to weight 0.84 bhp / kg

Race history
Major wins
1991 24 Hours of Le Mans (Bertrand Cachot / Johnny Herbert / Volker Weidler in 787B - 002)

Resources
Suggested reading
  • Never Stop Challenging - Mazda's Conquest of Le Mans, by Pierre Dieudonné
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