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  March 83G Chevrolet
 

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Country of origin:Great Britain
Produced in:1983
Numbers built:5 (all engines)
Designed by:Max Sardou, Adrian Newey and Robin Herd
Predecessor:March 82G Chevrolet
Successor:March 84G Chevrolet
Author:Wouter Melissen
Last updated:November 21, 2014
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Engine
Configuration Chevrolet 90º V8
Location Mid, longitudinally mounted
Construction aluminium block and head
Displacement 5,736 cc / 350 cu in
Bore / Stroke 101.7 mm (4 in) / 88.4 mm (3.5 in)
Compression 13.5:1
Valvetrain 2 valves / cylinder, OHV
Fuel feed Fuel Injection
Aspiration Naturally Aspirated
Power 620 bhp / 463 KW @ 7,750 rpm
BHP/Liter 108 bhp / liter

Drivetrain
Body kevlar / carbon fibre body
Chassis honeycomb aluminium monocoque with semi-stressed engine
Suspension (fr/r) double wishbones, coil springs over dampers, anti-roll bar
Steering rack-and-pinion
Brakes ventilated discs, all-round
Gearbox 5 speed Manual
Drive Rear wheel drive

Dimensions
Weight 900 kilo / 1,984 lbs
Wheelbase / Track (fr/r) 2,685 mm (105.7 in) / 1,565 mm (61.6 in) / 1,539 mm (60.6 in)

Performance figures
Power to weight 0.69 bhp / kg

Resources
Suggested reading
  • March, The Rise and Fall of a Motor Racing Legend, by Mike Lawrence
  • Golden Era - The history of Group C & IMSA GTP, by Ian Briggs and John Starkey
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