Go to Ultimatecarpage.com

 sport Ultimatecarpage.com  > Cars by brand  > Great Britain  > Chevron
Racing cars  > Other Sportscars
     B21 BMW
Car search:
Quick Advanced 
Cars statistics: 6151 cars, 497 makes, 41264 images; Events statistics: 289 reports, 61290 images; Forum statistics: 92,132 members, 44,174 topics; more...


  Chevron B21 BMW
 

  Article Image gallery (55) B21-72-12 Specifications  
Click here to open the Chevron B21 BMW gallery   
Country of origin:Great Britain
Produced in:1972
Numbers built:28 (all engines)
Designed by:Derek Bennett
Predecessor:Chevron B19 Cosworth
Author:Wouter Melissen
Last updated:May 01, 2012
Download: All images

Engine
Configuration BMW M12 Straight 4
Location Mid, longitudinally mounted
Displacement 1,998 cc / 121.9 cu in
Bore / Stroke 89.2 mm (3.5 in) / 80.0 mm (3.1 in)
Valvetrain 4 valves / cylinder, DOHC
Fuel feed Kugelfischer Fuel Injection
Aspiration Naturally Aspirated
Power 275 bhp / 205 KW @ 9,000 rpm
BHP/Liter 138 bhp / liter

Drivetrain
Body fibreglass body
Chassis aluminium reinforced steel spaceframe
Front suspension double wishbones, coil springs over dampers, anti-roll bar
Rear suspension single top links, twin lower links, twin trailing arms, coil springs over dampers, anti-roll bar
Steering rack-and-pinion
Brakes ventilated discs, all-round
Gearbox Hewland 5 speed Manual
Drive Rear wheel drive

Dimensions
Weight 490 kilo / 1,080 lbs
Length / Width / Height 3,683 mm (145 in) / 1,676 mm (66 in) / N/A
Wheelbase / Track (fr/r) 2,362 mm (93 in) / 1,321 mm (52 in) / 1,321 mm (52 in)

Performance figures
Power to weight 0.56 bhp / kg

Resources
Suggested reading
  • Chevron - The Derek Bennett Story, by David Gordon
Related articles
Useful links

  Article Image gallery (55) B21-72-12 Specifications