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  BMW V12 LMR
 

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Country of origin:Germany
Produced in:1999
Numbers built:4
Designed by:Patrick Head / Williams
Predecessor:BMW V12 LM
Author:Wouter Melissen
Last updated:June 13, 2014
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Engine
Configuration S70/3 60º V12
Location Mid, longitudinally mounted
Weight 145 kilo / 319.7 lbs
Construction alloy block and head
Displacement 5,990 cc / 365.5 cu in
Bore / Stroke 86.0 mm (3.4 in) / 85.9 mm (3.4 in)
Compression 11.0:1
Valvetrain 4 valves / cylinder, DOHC
Fuel feed Fuel Injection
Lubrication Dry sump
Aspiration Naturally Aspirated
Power 580 bhp / 433 KW @ 6,500 rpm
Torque 678 Nm / 500 ft lbs
BHP/Liter 97 bhp / liter

Drivetrain
Chassis carbon fibre with aluminium honeycomb monocoque
Suspension (fr/r) double wishbones, push-rod actuated coil springs over dampers, anti-roll bar
Steering rack-and-pinion, power assisted
Brakes carbon ceramic discs, all-round
Gearbox 6 speed Sequential
Drive Rear wheel drive

Dimensions
Weight 900 kilo / 1,984 lbs
Length / Width / Height 4,650 mm (183.1 in) / 2,000 mm (78.7 in) / 1,020 mm (40.2 in)
Wheelbase / Track (fr/r) 2,790 mm (109.8 in) / 1,641 mm (64.6 in) / 1,596 mm (62.8 in)
Fuel tank 90 Litre (23.8 Gallon US / 19.8 Gallon Imperial)
Tyres (fr/r) 33/65 - 18 / 37/71 -18

Performance figures
Power to weight 0.64 bhp / kg
Top Speed 350 km/h (217 mph)

Race history
Major wins
1999 Sebring 12 Hours (J.J. Lehto / Tom Kristensen / Jörg Müller in 002/99)
1999 24 Hours of Le Mans (Joachim Winkelhock / Yannick Dalmas / Pierluigi Martini in 003/99)

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