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  Article Image gallery (21) M2/300/01 Specifications  
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Country of origin:Great Britain
Produced in:1969
Numbers built:1
Designed by:Len Terry for JWA
Author:Wouter Melissen
Last updated:February 24, 2012
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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 86.7 mm (3.4 in) / 64.8 mm (2.6 in)
Compression 11.5:1
Valvetrain 4 valves / cylinder, DOHC
Fuel feed Lucas Fuel Injection
Lubrication Dry sump
Aspiration Naturally Aspirated
Power 420 bhp / 313 KW @ 9,000 rpm
Torque 366 Nm / 270 ft lbs @ 7,000 rpm
BHP/Liter 140 bhp / liter

Drivetrain
Body fibreglass panels
Chassis aluminium monocoque with rear subframe
Front suspension double wishbones, coil springs over dampers, anti-roll bar
Rear suspension reversed lower wishbones, top links, twin trailing arms, coil springs over dampers, anti-roll bar
Steering rack-and-pinion
Brakes discs, all-round
Gearbox Hewland DG 300 5 speed Manual
Drive Rear wheel drive

Dimensions
Weight 705 kilo / 1,554 lbs
Wheelbase / Track (fr/r) 2,400 mm (94.5 in) / 1,490 mm (58.7 in) / 1,490 mm (58.7 in)

Performance figures
Power to weight 0.6 bhp / kg

Resources
Suggested reading
  • Racing in the Rain, by John Horsman
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  Article Image gallery (21) M2/300/01 Specifications