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Country of origin:Great Britain
Produced in:1978
Numbers built:4
Designed by:Tony Southgate and David Wass
Successor:Arrows A1 Cosworth
Author:Wouter Melissen
Last updated:January 02, 2014
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Engine
Configuration Ford Cosworth DFV 90º V8
Location Mid, longitudinally mounted
Weight 147 kilo / 324.1 lbs
Construction magnesium alloy block and head
Displacement 2,993 cc / 182.6 cu in
Bore / Stroke 85.7 mm (3.4 in) / 64.8 mm (2.6 in)
Compression 11.5:1
Valvetrain 4 valves / cylinder, DOHC
Fuel feed Lucas Fuel Injection
Aspiration Naturally Aspirated
Power 480 bhp / 358 KW @ 10,600 rpm
Torque 353 Nm / 260 ft lbs @ 8,500 rpm
BHP/Liter 160 bhp / liter

Drivetrain
Body fibreglass
Chassis aluminium monocoque with fully stressed engine
Front suspension lower wishbones, top rockers, in-board coil springs over dampers, anti-roll bar
Rear suspension single top links, twin lower links, twin trailing arms, coil springs over dampers, anti-roll bar
Steering rack-and-pinion
Brakes ventilated discs, all-round, rear in-board
Gearbox Hewland FG 400 5 speed Manual
Drive Rear wheel drive

Dimensions
Wheelbase / Track (fr/r) 2,565 mm (101 in) / 1,600 mm (63 in) / 1,549 mm (61 in)
Fuel tank 180 Litre (47.6 Gallon US / 39.6 Gallon Imperial)
Tyres (fr/r) 9.5/20 x 13 / 16.2/26 x 13

Race history
Drivers of note Riccardo Patrese and Rolf Stommelen

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