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Country of origin:Germany
Produced from:1975 - 1976
Numbers built:4
Author:Wouter Melissen
Last updated:October 19, 2016
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Engine
Configuration M49 Straight 6
Location Front, longitudinally mounted
Construction cast-iron block, aluminium head
Displacement 3,498 cc / 213.5 cu in
Bore / Stroke 94.0 mm (3.7 in) / 84.0 mm (3.3 in)
Compression 10.9:1
Valvetrain 4 valves / cylinder, DOHC
Fuel feed Kugelfischer Fuel Injection
Aspiration Naturally Aspirated
Power 480 bhp / 358 KW @ 8,500 rpm
Torque 422 Nm / 311 ft lbs @ 6,000 rpm
BHP/Liter 137 bhp / liter

Drivetrain
Body steel with aluminium doors, engine cover and rear decklid
Chassis unitary steel
Front suspension McPherson struts, Bilstein gas-pressurised shock absorbers, anti-roll bar
Rear suspension semi trailing arms, coil springs, Bilstein gas pressurised telescopic dampers, anti-roll bar
Steering rack-and-pinion
Brakes (fr/r) ATE ventilated discs
Gearbox Getrag 5 speed Manual
Drive Rear wheel drive

Dimensions
Weight 1,090 kilo / 2,403 lbs
Wheelbase / Track (fr/r) 2,625 mm (103.3 in) / N/A / N/A
Fuel tank 120 Litre (31.7 Gallon US / 26.4 Gallon Imperial)
Wheels (fr/r) BBS 12.5 x 16 / 15.75 x 16
Tyres (fr/r) Dunlop 300/625 - 16 / 350/625 - 16

Performance figures
Power to weight 0.44 bhp / kg
Top Speed 300 km/h (186 mph)

Race history
Major wins
1976 Nurburgring 1000 km (Albrecht Krebs / Dieter Quester in 2275982)
1976 Zeltweg 6 Hours (Dieter Quester / Gunnar Nilsson in 2275982)
1976 Silverstone 6 Hours (John Fitzpatrick / Tom Walkinshaw)

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