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  Article Image gallery (24) F1-2-63 Specifications  
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Country of origin:Great Britain
Produced in:1963
Numbers built:4
Designed by:John Cooper / Owen Maddock
Predecessor:Cooper T60 Climax
Author:Wouter Melissen
Last updated:April 10, 2008
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Engine
Configuration Coventry Climax FWMV Mk 3 90º V8
Location Mid, longitudinally mounted
Construction aluminium alloy block and head
Displacement 1,495 cc / 91.2 cu in
Bore / Stroke 67.9 mm (2.7 in) / 51.6 mm (2 in)
Compression 11.5:1
Valvetrain 2 valves / cylinder, DOHC
Fuel feed Lucas Fuel Injection
Lubrication Dry sump
Aspiration Naturally Aspirated
Power 195 bhp / 145 KW @ 9,500 rpm
Torque 160 Nm / 118 ft lbs @ 8,000 rpm
BHP/Liter 130 bhp / liter

Drivetrain
Chassis aluminium body steel multi-tubular frame
Suspension (fr/r) double wishbones, coil springs over dampers, anti-roll bar
Steering rack-and-pinion
Brakes Girling discs, all-round
Gearbox Cooper C6S 6 speed Manual
Drive Rear wheel drive

Dimensions
Weight 490 kilo / 1,080 lbs
Wheelbase / Track (fr/r) 2,311 mm (91 in) / 1,308 mm (51.5 in) / 1,283 mm (50.5 in)

Performance figures
Power to weight 0.4 bhp / kg

Resources
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  Article Image gallery (24) F1-2-63 Specifications