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  Wolf WR1 Cosworth
 

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Country of origin:Canada
Produced from:1977 - 1978
Numbers built:4 (WR1 - WR4)
Designed by:Harvey Postlethwaite
Author:Wouter Melissen
Last updated:Before December 1st, 2004
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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 480 bhp / 358 KW @ 10,600 rpm
Torque 353 Nm / 260 ft lbs @ 8,500 rpm
BHP/Liter 160 bhp / liter

Drivetrain
Chassis aluminium monocoque
Suspension (fr/r) double wishbones, coil springs over dampers
Steering rack-and-pinion
Brakes ventilated discs, all-round
Gearbox Hewland FGA 400 6 speed Manual
Drive Rear wheel drive

Dimensions
Weight 575 kilo / 1,268 lbs
Length / Width / Height 4,195 mm (165.2 in) / 1,975 mm (77.8 in) / 955 mm (37.6 in)
Wheelbase / Track (fr/r) 2,489 mm (98 in) / 1,524 mm (60 in) / 1,524 mm (60 in)

Performance figures
Power to weight 0.83 bhp / kg

Race history
Major wins
1977 Argentine Grand Prix (Jody Scheckter in WR1)
1977 Monaco Grand Prix (Jody Scheckter in WR1)
1977 Canadian Grand Prix (Jody Scheckter in WR1)

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