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  Brabham BT45 Alfa Romeo
 

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Country of origin:Great Britain
Produced from:1976 - 1977
Numbers built:5
Designed by:Gordon Murray for Brabham
Author:Wouter Melissen
Last updated:May 19, 2014
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Engine
Configuration Alfa Romeo Tipo 115.12 180º V12
Location Mid, longitudinally mounted
Weight 180 kilo / 396.8 lbs
Construction light alloy block and head
Displacement 2,995 cc / 182.8 cu in
Bore / Stroke 75.0 mm (3 in) / 56.0 mm (2.2 in)
Compression 11.0:1
Valvetrain 4 valves / cylinder, DOHC
Camshaft Gear driven
Fuel feed Lucas Fuel Injection
Aspiration Naturally Aspirated
Power 500 bhp / 373 KW @ 11,500 rpm
Torque 324 Nm / 239 ft lbs @ 9,000 rpm
BHP/Liter 167 bhp / liter

Drivetrain
Chassis aluminium monocoque
Front suspension double wishbones, pull-rod actuated coil springs over dampers, anti-roll bar
Rear suspension single top links, twin lower links, twin radius arms, coil springs over dampers, anti-roll bar
Steering rack-and-pinion
Brakes Girling ventilated discs, all-round, in-board at the rear
Gearbox Hewland 6 speed Manual
Drive Rear wheel drive

Dimensions
Weight 585 kilo / 1,290 lbs
Wheelbase / Track (fr/r) 2,464 mm (97 in) / 1,422 mm (56 in) / 1,524 mm (60 in)
Tyres (fr/r) 9.5/20 x 13 / 16.2/26 x 13

Performance figures
Power to weight 0.85 bhp / kg
Top Speed 306 km/h (190 mph)

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