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  ERA E-Type
 

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Country of origin:Great Britain
Produced from:1938 - 1939
Numbers built:Two and one spare chassis
Author:Wouter Melissen
Last updated:March 25, 2008
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Engine
Configuration Straight 6
Location Front, longitudinally mounted
Construction cast-iron block, aluminium head
Displacement 1,980 cc / 120.8 cu in
Bore / Stroke 62.8 mm (2.5 in) / 107.0 mm (4.2 in)
Valvetrain 2 valves / cylinder, OHV
Fuel feed 2 SU Carburettors
Aspiration Supercharger
Power 260 bhp / 194 KW
BHP/Liter 131 bhp / liter

Drivetrain
Chassis aluminium body on steel tubular frame
Front suspension trailing links, torsion bars, friction dampers
Rear suspension DeDion axle, trailing arms
Steering rack-and-pinion
Brakes hydraulic drums, all-round
Gearbox 4 speed Manual
Drive Rear wheel drive

Resources
Suggested reading
  • ERA, a Concise History, by J.R.W. Barker
  • Motorsport Magazine (February, 2004)
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