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Country of origin:Great Britain
Produced in:1973
Designed by:Derek Bennett
Author:Wouter Melissen
Last updated:April 08, 2016
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Configuration Ford Cosworth DFV 90º V8
Location Mid, longitudinally mounted
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 11.0:1
Valvetrain 4 valves / cylinder, DOHC
Camshaft Chain driven
Fuel feed Lucas Fuel Injection
Lubrication Dry sump
Aspiration Naturally Aspirated
Power 398 bhp / 297 KW @ 9,500 rpm
Torque 294 Nm / 217 ft lbs @ 7,400 rpm
BHP/Liter 133 bhp / liter

Body fibreglass body
Chassis aluminium reinforced steel spaceframe
Front suspension double wishbones, coil springs over dampers, anti-roll bar
Rear suspension single top links, twin lower links, twin trailing arms, coil springs over dampers, anti-roll bar
Steering rack-and-pinion
Brakes (fr/r) ventilated discs
Gearbox Hewland 5 speed Manual
Drive Rear wheel drive

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