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  Ensign N179 Cosworth
 

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Country of origin:Great Britain
Produced in:1979
Numbers built:2
Designed by:Dave Baldwin
Predecessor:Ensign N177 Cosworth
Successor:Ensign N180 Cosworth
Author:Wouter Melissen
Last updated:January 04, 2016
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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 485 bhp / 362 KW @ 10,600 rpm
Torque 343 Nm / 253 ft lbs @ 9,500 rpm
BHP/Liter 162 bhp / liter

Drivetrain
Body fibreglass
Chassis aluminium monocoque with fully stressed engine
Suspension (fr/r) lower wishbones, top rockers actuating in-board mounted coil springs over shock absorbers, anti-roll bar
Steering rack-and-pinion
Brakes (fr/r) ventilated discs
Gearbox Hewland FGA 400 5 speed Manual
Drive Rear wheel drive

Dimensions
Weight 612 kilo / 1,349 lbs
Wheelbase / Track (fr/r) 2,667 mm (105 in) / 1,778 mm (70 in) / 1,626 mm (64 in)
Tyres (fr/r) 9.5/23 - 13 / 15.0/28 - 13

Performance figures
Power to weight 0.79 bhp / kg

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