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  March 85G Porsche
 

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Country of origin:Great Britain
Produced in:1985
Numbers built:11 (all engines)
Designed by:Max Sardou, Adrian Newey and Robin Herd
Author:Wouter Melissen
Last updated:October 03, 2009
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Engine
Configuration Porsche Type 962/70 Flat6
Location Mid, longitudinally mounted
Weight 175 kilo / 385.8 lbs
Construction aluminium block and head
Displacement 2,869 cc / 175.1 cu in
Bore / Stroke 93.0 mm (3.7 in) / 70.4 mm (2.8 in)
Compression 7.5:1
Valvetrain 2 valves / cylinder, SOHC
Fuel feed Fuel Injection
Aspiration Turbo
Power 680 bhp / 507 KW @ 8,200 rpm
BHP/Liter 237 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 0.76 bhp / kg

Resources
Suggested reading
  • Golden Era - The history of Group C & IMSA GTP, by Ian Briggs and John Starkey
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  Article Image gallery (21) 85G/06 Specifications