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  Shadow DN8 Cosworth
 

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Country of origin:United States
Produced from:1976 - 1977
Numbers built:6
Designed by:Tony Southgate and Dave Wass for Shadow
Predecessor:Shadow DN5B Cosworth
Author:Wouter Melissen
Last updated:November 02, 2015
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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 11.0:1
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 363 Nm / 268 ft lbs @ 7,000 rpm
BHP/Liter 162 bhp / liter

Drivetrain
Chassis aluminium monocoque
Suspension (fr/r) double wishbones, coil springs, shock absorbers
Steering rack-and-pinion
Front Brakes ventilated discs
Rear brakes ventilated discs, in-board
Gearbox Hewland TL 200 5 speed Manual
Drive Rear wheel drive

Dimensions
Weight 580 kilo / 1,279 lbs
Wheelbase / Track (fr/r) 2,667 mm (105 in) / 1,473 mm (58 in) / 1,549 mm (61 in)
Wheels (fr/r) 10 x 13 / 18 x 13
Tyres (fr/r) Goodyear 9.5/20 - 13 / 16.2/26 - 13

Performance figures
Power to weight 0.84 bhp / kg

Race history
Major wins
1977 Austrian Grand Prix (Alan Jones in DN8/4A)

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  Article Image gallery (49) Chassis (4) Specifications