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Country of origin:Great Britain
Produced from:1962 - 1963
Numbers built:3
Designed by:Eric Broadley
Author:Wouter Melissen
Last updated:April 10, 2008
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Engine
Configuration Coventry Climax FWMV Mk 2 90º V8
Location Mid, longitudinally mounted
Construction aluminium alloy block and head
Displacement 1,494 cc / 91.2 cu in
Bore / Stroke 63.0 mm (2.5 in) / 60.0 mm (2.4 in)
Compression 11.5:1
Valvetrain 2 valves / cylinder, DOHC
Fuel feed 4 Weber Carburettors
Lubrication Dry sump
Aspiration Naturally Aspirated
Power 186 bhp / 139 KW @ 8,500 rpm
Torque 161 Nm / 119 ft lbs @ 7,500 rpm
BHP/Liter 124 bhp / liter

Drivetrain
Chassis fibreglass body steel tubular spaceframe
Front suspension single top link, lower reversed wishbone, twin trailing links, coil springs over Armstrong shock absorbers, adjustable anti-roll bar
Rear suspension reversed double wishbones, twin radius arms, coil springs over Armstrong dampers, adjustable anti-roll bar
Steering rack-and-pinion
Brakes (fr/r) Girling discs
Gearbox Colotti Type 32 5 speed Manual
Drive Rear wheel drive

Dimensions
Weight 481 kilo / 1,060 lbs
Length / Width / Height 3,760 mm (148 in) / N/A / N/A
Wheelbase / Track (fr/r) 2,390 mm (94.1 in) / 1,295 mm (51 in) / 1,295 mm (51 in)

Performance figures
Power to weight 0.39 bhp / kg

Resources
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