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Country of origin:Brazil
Produced in:1981
Numbers built:2
Designed by:Dr. Harvey Postlethwaite
Author:Wouter Melissen
Last updated:July 17, 2015
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Engine
Configuration Ford Cosworth DFV 90º V8
Location Mid, longitudinally mounted
Weight 147 kilo / 324.1 lbs
Construction magnesium alloy 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
Fuel feed Lucas Fuel Injection
Lubrication Dry sump
Aspiration Naturally Aspirated
Power 490 bhp / 366 KW @ 10,750 rpm
Torque 353 Nm / 260 ft lbs @ 9,000 rpm
BHP/Liter 164 bhp / liter

Drivetrain
Chassis aluminium honeycomb monocoque with fully stressed engine
Suspension (fr/r) double wishbones, rocker actuated coil springs over dampers, anti-roll bar
Steering rack-and-pinion
Brakes (fr/r) AP Racing ventilated discs
Gearbox Hewland FGA 400 5 speed Manual
Drive Rear wheel drive

Dimensions
Weight 590 kilo / 1,301 lbs
Wheelbase / Track (fr/r) 2,637 mm (103.8 in) / 1,762 mm (69.4 in) / 1,829 mm (72 in)

Performance figures
Power to weight 0.83 bhp / kg

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