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  March 782 BMW
 

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Country of origin:Great Britain
Produced in:1978
Numbers built:29 (All engines)
Designed by:Robin Herd for March
Author:Wouter Melissen
Last updated:January 22, 2016
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Engine
Configuration BMW M12/7 Straight 4
Location Mid, longitudinally mounted
Construction cast-iron block, aluminium head
Displacement 1,998 cc / 121.9 cu in
Bore / Stroke 89.2 mm (3.5 in) / 80.0 mm (3.1 in)
Valvetrain 4 valves / cylinder, DOHC
Camshaft Gear driven
Fuel feed Bosch Kugelfischer Fuel Injection
Lubrication Dry sump
Aspiration Naturally Aspirated
Power 307 bhp / 229 KW @ 9,600 rpm
Torque 245 Nm / 181 ft lbs @ 8,000 rpm
BHP/Liter 154 bhp / liter

Drivetrain
Body fibreglass
Chassis aluminium monocoque with rear subframe
Front suspension double wishbones, coil springs over dampers, anti-roll bar
Rear suspension twin lower links, single top links, twin trailing arms, coil springs over dampers, anti-roll bar
Steering rack-and-pinion
Front Brakes AP Racing discs
Rear brakes AP Racing discs, in-board
Gearbox Hewland FT 200 5 speed Manual
Drive Rear wheel drive

Dimensions
Weight 502 kilo / 1,107 lbs
Wheelbase / Track (fr/r) 2,500 mm (98.4 in) / 1,320 mm (52 in) / 1,300 mm (51.2 in)
Wheels (fr/r) 10 x 13 / 15 x 13
Tyres (fr/r) Goodyear 9.2/20.0 - 13 / 12.0/23.0 - 13

Performance figures
Power to weight 0.61 bhp / kg

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