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Country of origin:Great Britain
Produced in:1970
Numbers built:2
Designed by:John Surtees with Peter Connew and Shabab Ahmed
Successor:Surtees TS9 Cosworth
Author:Wouter Melissen
Last updated:February 11, 2014
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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 85.7 mm (3.4 in) / 64.8 mm (2.6 in)
Compression 11.5:1
Valvetrain 4 valves / cylinder, DOHC
Camshaft Gear driven
Fuel feed Lucas Fuel Injection
Lubrication Dry sump
Aspiration Naturally Aspirated
Power 430 bhp / 321 KW @ 10,000 rpm
Red Line 10,200 rpm
BHP/Liter 144 bhp / liter

Drivetrain
Chassis aluminium monocoque with fully stressed engine
Front suspension lower wishbones, top rockers, in-board coil springs over dampers, anti-roll bar
Rear suspension lower wishbones with toe-arms, top 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 DG 300 5 speed Manual
Drive Rear wheel drive

Dimensions
Weight 553 kilo / 1,219 lbs
Wheelbase / Track (fr/r) 2,438 mm (96 in) / 1,473 mm (58 in) / 1,524 mm (60 in)
Fuel tank 210 Litre (55.5 Gallon US / 46.2 Gallon Imperial)
Wheels (fr/r) 13 x 13 / 16 x 15
Tyres (fr/r) 7.6/22 - 13 / 12.5/26.0 x 15

Performance figures
Power to weight 0.78 bhp / kg

Race history
Drivers of note Derek Bell, Gijs Lennep, Brian Redman and John Surtees

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