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  March 84G Porsche
 

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Country of origin:Great Britain
Produced in:1984
Numbers built:7 (All engines)
Designed by:Max Sardou, Adrian Newey and Robin Herd
Predecessor:March 83G Porsche
Author:Wouter Melissen
Last updated:October 04, 2012
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Engine
Configuration Porsche Type 935/76 B6
Location Mid, longitudinally mounted
Weight 197 kilo / 434.3 lbs
Construction aluminium block and head
Displacement 2,650 cc / 161.7 cu in
Bore / Stroke 82.3 mm (3.2 in) / 66.0 mm (2.6 in)
Compression 8.0:1
Valvetrain 4 valves / cylinder, DOHC
Camshaft Gear driven
Fuel feed Bosch Fuel Injection
Lubrication Dry sump
Aspiration Twin KKK Turbos
Power 620 bhp / 463 KW @ 8,200 rpm
Torque 600 Nm / 443 ft lbs @ 5,000 rpm
Red Line 8,500 rpm
BHP/Liter 234 bhp / liter

Drivetrain
Body kevlar / carbon fibre body
Chassis honeycomb aluminium monocoque with semi-stressed engine
Suspension (fr/r) double wishbones, coil springs over dampers, anti-roll bar
Steering rack-and-pinion
Brakes ventilated discs, all-round
Gearbox 5 speed Manual
Drive Rear wheel drive

Dimensions
Weight 900 kilo / 1,984 lbs
Wheelbase / Track (fr/r) 2,685 mm (105.7 in) / 1,565 mm (61.6 in) / 1,539 mm (60.6 in)

Performance figures
Power to weight 0.69 bhp / kg

Resources
Suggested reading
  • March, The Rise and Fall of a Motor Racing Legend, by Mike Lawrence
  • Golden Era - The history of Group C & IMSA GTP, by Ian Briggs and John Starkey
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