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  Shadow DN4 Chevrolet

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Country of origin:United States
Produced in:1974
Numbers built:5
Designed by:Tony Southgate for Shadow
Author:Wouter Melissen
Last updated:November 12, 2014
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Configuration Chevrolet 90º V8
Location Mid, longitudinally mounted
Construction aluminium block and head
Displacement 8,095 cc / 494 cu in
Bore / Stroke 112.8 mm (4.4 in) / 101.6 mm (4 in)
Valvetrain 2 valves / cylinder, OHV
Fuel feed Lucas Fuel Injection
Aspiration Naturally Aspirated
Power 800 bhp / 597 KW @ 7,000 rpm
BHP/Liter 99 bhp / liter

Body fibreglass
Chassis aluminium monocoque
Front suspension double wishbones, coil springs over dampers, anti-roll bar
Rear suspension twin lower links, single upper links, twin trailing arms, coil springs over shock absorbers, anti-roll bar
Steering rack-and-pinion
Front Brakes discs
Rear brakes discs, in-board
Gearbox Hewland 4 speed Manual
Drive Rear wheel drive

Weight 720 kilo / 1,587 lbs
Wheelbase / Track (fr/r) 2,667 mm (105 in) / N/A / N/A

Performance figures
Power to weight 1.11 bhp / kg

Race history
Major wins
1974 Can-Am Mosport (Jackie Oliver)
1974 Can-Am Road Atlanta (Jackie Oliver)
1974 Can-Am Watkins Glen (Jackie Oliver)
1974 Can-Am Mid-Ohio (Jackie Oliver)
1976 Mosport 200 km (Jackie Oliver)

Past sales

Suggested reading
  • Can-Am, by Pete Lyons
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