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  Brabham BT5 Ford

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Country of origin:Great Britain
Produced in:1963
Numbers built:2
Designed by:Ron Tauranac for Motor Racing Developments
Author:Wouter Melissen
Last updated:April 02, 2014
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Configuration Ford Cosworth 116E Mk XII Straight 4
Location Mid, longitudinally mounted
Construction cast iron block and head
Displacement 1,596 cc / 97.4 cu in
Bore / Stroke 83.6 mm (3.3 in) / 72.6 mm (2.9 in)
Valvetrain 2 valves / cylinder, DOHC
Fuel feed 2 Weber 45 DCOE Carburettors
Lubrication Dry sump
Aspiration Naturally Aspirated
Power 140 bhp / 104 KW @ 6,500 rpm
BHP/Liter 88 bhp / liter

Body fibreglass
Chassis steel tubular spaceframe
Front suspension double wishbones, coil springs over dampers, anti-roll bar
Rear suspension lower links, reversed top wishbones, twin trailing arms, coil springs, anti-roll bar
Steering rack-and-pinion
Brakes discs, all-round
Gearbox Hewland / VW 4 speed Manual
Drive Rear wheel drive

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