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Country of origin:Great Britain
Produced from:1964 - 1966
Numbers built:12 (All engines)
Designed by:Ron Tauranac for Motor Racing Developments
Author:Wouter Melissen
Last updated:March 18, 2014
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Engine
Configuration Coventry Climax FPF Straight 4
Location Mid, longitudinally mounted
Construction aluminium alloy block and head
Displacement 2,495 cc / 152.3 cu in
Bore / Stroke 94.0 mm (3.7 in) / 89.9 mm (3.5 in)
Valvetrain 2 valves / cylinder, DOHC
Fuel feed 2 Weber Carburettors
Aspiration Naturally Aspirated
Power 245 bhp / 183 KW @ 6,750 rpm
BHP/Liter 98 bhp / liter

Drivetrain
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 4 speed Manual
Drive Rear wheel drive

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