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Country of origin:France
Produced from:1956 - 1957
Numbers built:48
Author:Wouter Melissen
Last updated:December 14, 2008
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Engine
Configuration Plymouth P-29 90º V8
Location Front, longitudinally mounted
Construction cast-iron block and head
Displacement 4,527 cc / 276.3 cu in
Valvetrain 2 valves / cylinder, OHV
Fuel feed Carburettor
Aspiration Naturally Aspirated
Power 200 bhp / 149 KW @ 4,400 rpm
BHP/Liter 44 bhp / liter

Drivetrain
Chassis aluminium body on steel ladder frame
Front suspension double wishbones, coil springs
Rear suspension live axle, semi-elliptic leaf springs
Steering cam-and-roller
Brakes hydraulic drums, all-round
Gearbox 2 speed Automatic
Drive Rear wheel drive

Dimensions
Weight 1,750 kilo / 3,858 lbs
Length / Width / Height 4,547 mm (179 in) / 1,753 mm (69 in) / 1,372 mm (54 in)
Wheelbase / Track (fr/r) 2,630 mm (103.5 in) / 1,370 mm (53.9 in) / 1,380 mm (54.3 in)

Performance figures
Power to weight 0.11 bhp / kg
Top Speed 195 km/h (121 mph)

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