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Country of origin:Great Britain
Produced in:1988
Numbers built:9
Designed by:Rory Byrne for Benetton
Predecessor:Benetton B187 Cosworth
Author:Wouter Melissen
Last updated:June 28, 2011
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Engine
Configuration Ford Cosworth DFR 90º V8
Location Mid, longitudinally mounted
Weight 155 kilo / 341.7 lbs
Construction aluminium alloy block and head
Displacement 3,493 cc / 213.2 cu in
Bore / Stroke 90.0 mm (3.5 in) / 68.7 mm (2.7 in)
Valvetrain 4 valves / cylinder, DOHC
Fuel feed Cosworth Fuel Injection
Lubrication Dry sump
Aspiration Naturally Aspirated
Power 620 bhp / 463 KW @ 12,000 rpm
BHP/Liter 177 bhp / liter

Drivetrain
Body carbon-fibre panels
Chassis carbon-fibre composite and honeycomb monocoque with fully stressed engine
Suspension (fr/r) double wishbones, push-rod springs and dampers
Steering rack-and-pinion
Brakes carbon ceramic discs, all-round
Gearbox Benetton 6 speed Manual
Drive Rear wheel drive

Dimensions
Weight 500 kilo / 1,102 lbs
Wheelbase / Track (fr/r) 2,690 mm (105.9 in) / 1,816 mm (71.5 in) / 1,682 mm (66.2 in)

Performance figures
Power to weight 1.24 bhp / kg

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