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  Ligier JS11 Cosworth
 

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Country of origin:France
Produced from:1979 - 1980
Numbers built:4
Designed by:Gerard Ducarouge
Author:Wouter Melissen
Last updated:October 22, 2014
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Engine
Configuration Ford Cosworth DFV 90º V8
Location Mid, longitudinally mounted
Weight 168 kilo / 370.4 lbs
Construction aluminium block and head
Displacement 2,993 cc / 182.6 cu in
Bore / Stroke 85.7 mm (3.4 in) / 64.8 mm (2.6 in)
Compression 11.5:1
Valvetrain 4 valves / cylinder, DOHC
Camshaft Gear driven
Fuel feed Lucas Fuel Injection
Lubrication Dry sump
Aspiration Naturally Aspirated
Power 485 bhp / 362 KW @ 10,600 rpm
Torque 343 Nm / 253 ft lbs @ 9,500 rpm
BHP/Liter 162 bhp / liter

Drivetrain
Chassis aluminium monocoque
Suspension (fr/r) lower wishbones, top rockers actuating in-board coil springs over dampers, anti-roll bar
Steering rack-and-pinion
Brakes ventilated and cross-drilled discs, all-round
Gearbox Hewland FG 400 6 speed Manual
Drive Rear wheel drive

Dimensions
Weight 582 kilo / 1,283 lbs
Wheelbase / Track (fr/r) 2,794 mm (110 in) / 1,738 mm (68.4 in) / 1,600 mm (63 in)

Performance figures
Power to weight 0.83 bhp / kg

Race history
Major wins
1979 Argentine Grand Prix (Jacques Laffite in JS11/02)
1979 Brazilian Grand Prix (Jacques Laffite in JS11/02)
1979 Spanish Grand Prix (Patrick Depailler in JS11/03)
1980 Belgian Grand Prix (Didier Pironi in JS11/15/04)
1980 German Grand Prix (Jacques Laffite in JS11/15/04)

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