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  March 717 Chevrolet
 

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Country of origin:Great Britain
Produced from:1970 - 1971
Numbers built:1
Designed by:Robin Herd for March
Predecessor:March 707 Chevrolet
Author:Wouter Melissen
Last updated:October 23, 2008
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Engine
Configuration Chevrolet 90º V8
Location Mid, longitudinally mounted
Construction aluminium block and head
Displacement 8,800 cc / 537 cu in
Valvetrain 2 valves / cylinder, OHV
Fuel feed Fuel Injection
Aspiration Naturally Aspirated
Power 800 bhp / 597 KW
BHP/Liter 91 bhp / liter

Drivetrain
Body fibreglass
Chassis aluminium monocoque with rear subframe
Front suspension double wishbones, coil springs over dampers, anti-roll bar
Rear suspension double wishbones, twin trailing arms, coil springs over dampers, anti-roll bar
Steering rack-and-pinion
Brakes ventilated discs, all-round
Gearbox Hewland LG600 5 speed Manual
Drive Rear wheel drive

Dimensions
Weight 800 kilo / 1,764 lbs
Wheelbase / Track (fr/r) 2,460 mm (96.9 in) / 1,750 mm (68.9 in) / 1,625 mm (64 in)

Performance figures
Power to weight 1 bhp / kg
Top Speed 325 km/h (202 mph)

Resources
Suggested reading
  • March, The Rise and Fall of a Motor Racing Legend, by Mike Lawrence
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