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Country of origin:Great Britain
Produced in:1962
Numbers built:2
Designed by:John Cooper / Owen Maddock
Successor:Cooper T66 Climax
Author:Wouter Melissen
Last updated:May 26, 2011
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Engine
Configuration Coventry Climax FWMV Mk 2 90º V8
Location Mid, longitudinally mounted
Construction aluminium alloy block and head
Displacement 1,494 cc / 91.2 cu in
Bore / Stroke 63.0 mm (2.5 in) / 60.0 mm (2.4 in)
Compression 11.5:1
Valvetrain 2 valves / cylinder, DOHC
Fuel feed 4 Weber Carburettors
Lubrication Dry sump
Aspiration Naturally Aspirated
Power 186 bhp / 139 KW @ 8,500 rpm
Torque 161 Nm / 119 ft lbs @ 7,500 rpm
BHP/Liter 124 bhp / liter

Drivetrain
Body fibreglass panels
Chassis steel multi-tubular spaceframe
Suspension (fr/r) double wishbones, coil springs over dampers, anti-roll bar
Steering rack-and-pinion
Brakes Girling discs, all-round
Gearbox Cooper C6S 6 speed Manual
Drive Rear wheel drive

Dimensions
Wheelbase / Track (fr/r) 2,311 mm (91 in) / 1,308 mm (51.5 in) / 1,283 mm (50.5 in)

Race history
Major wins
1962 Monaco Grand Prix (Bruce McLaren in F1-17-61)

Resources
Suggested reading
  • 1½-Litre Grand Prix Racing - Low Power, High Tech, by Mark Whitelock
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