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  Peugeot L45
 

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Country of origin:France
Produced in:1914
Author:Wouter Melissen
Last updated:May 10, 2013
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Engine
Configuration Straight 4
Location Front, longitudinally mounted
Construction cast-iron block and head
Displacement 4,494 cc / 274.2 cu in
Bore / Stroke 92.0 mm (3.6 in) / 169.0 mm (6.7 in)
Valvetrain 4 valves / cylinder, DOHC
Fuel feed Claudel Carburettor
Lubrication Dry sump
Aspiration Naturally Aspirated
Power 112 bhp / 84 KW @ 2,800 rpm
BHP/Liter 25 bhp / liter

Drivetrain
Chassis steel ladder frame
Front suspension beam axle, semi-elliptic leaf springs, friction dampers
Rear suspension live axle, semi-elliptic leaf springs, friction dampers
Brakes drums, all-round
Gearbox 4 speed Manual
Drive Rear wheel drive

Dimensions
Weight 1,059 kilo / 2,335 lbs
Wheelbase / Track (fr/r) 2,700 mm (106.3 in) / N/A / N/A

Performance figures
Power to weight 0.11 bhp / kg

Race history
Major wins
1916 Indy 500 (Dario Resta)

Resources
Suggested reading
  • Classic Grand Prix Cars, by Karl Ludvigsen
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