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  Intrepid RM-1 Chevrolet
 

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Country of origin:United States
Produced in:1991
Numbers built:4
Designed by:Bob and Bill Riley
Author:Wouter Melissen
Last updated:May 22, 2014
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Engine
Configuration Katech / Chevrolet 90º V8
Location Mid, longitudinally mounted
Construction aluminium block and head
Displacement 6,500 cc / 396.7 cu in
Valvetrain 2 valves / cylinder, OHV
Fuel feed Fuel Injection
Lubrication Dry sump
Aspiration Naturally Aspirated
Power 800 bhp / 597 KW
BHP/Liter 123 bhp / liter

Drivetrain
Body carbon-fibre composite
Chassis carbon-fibre composite and aluminium honeycomb monocoque
Suspension (fr/r) double wishbones, push-rod actuated coil springs over dampers, anti-roll bar
Steering rack-and-pinion
Brakes ventilated discs, all-round
Gearbox Hewland 5 speed Manual
Drive Rear wheel drive

Dimensions
Weight 850 kilo / 1,874 lbs
Length / Width / Height 4,801 mm (189 in) / 1,981 mm (78 in) / 1,041 mm (41 in)
Wheelbase / Track (fr/r) 2,794 mm (110 in) / N/A / N/A
Wheels (fr/r) 13 x 17 / 15 x 17

Performance figures
Power to weight 0.94 bhp / kg

Race history
Major wins
1991 Grand Prix du Mardi Gras (Wayne Taylor in 001)

Resources
Suggested reading
  • Golden Era - The history of Group C & IMSA GTP, by Ian Briggs and John Starkey
  • Inside IMSA's Legendary GTP Racers, by J.A. Martin and Michael J. Fuller
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