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  Surtees TS9B Cosworth
 

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Country of origin:Great Britain
Produced in:1972
Numbers built:3 (Converted from TS9)
Designed by:John Surtees with Peter Connew and Shabab Ahmed
Predecessor:Surtees TS9B Cosworth
Successor:Surtees TS9B Cosworth
Author:Wouter Melissen
Last updated:February 24, 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 11.8:1
Valvetrain 4 valves / cylinder, DOHC
Camshaft Gear driven
Fuel feed Lucas Fuel Injection
Lubrication Dry sump
Aspiration Naturally Aspirated
Power 450 bhp / 336 KW @ 10,000 rpm
BHP/Liter 150 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, top links, single trailing arms, coil springs over dampers, anti-roll bar
Steering rack-and-pinion
Brakes ventilated discs, all-round
Gearbox Hewland FG 400 5 speed Manual
Drive Rear wheel drive

Dimensions
Weight 560 kilo / 1,235 lbs
Wheelbase / Track (fr/r) 2,534 mm (99.8 in) / 1,524 mm (60 in) / 1,549 mm (61 in)
Fuel tank 190 Litre (50.2 Gallon US / 41.8 Gallon Imperial)
Tyres (fr/r) 9.0/20 - 13 / 13.0/24.0 - 13

Performance figures
Power to weight 0.8 bhp / kg

Race history
Drivers of note Carlos Pace and Mike Hailwood

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