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  Brabham BT34 Cosworth
 

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Country of origin:Great Britain
Produced in:1971
Numbers built:1
Designed by:Ron Tauranac for Brabham
Predecessor:Brabham BT33 Cosworth
Successor:Brabham BT37 Cosworth
Author:Wouter Melissen
Last updated:January 21, 2017
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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 11.0:1
Valvetrain 4 valves / cylinder, DOHC
Camshaft Gear driven
Fuel feed Lucas Fuel Injection
Lubrication Dry sump
Aspiration Naturally Aspirated
Power 450 bhp / 336 KW @ 10,800 rpm
Red Line 11,000 rpm
BHP/Liter 150 bhp / liter

Drivetrain
Body fibreglass
Chassis aluminium monocoque
Front suspension double wishbones, coil springs over dampers, anti-roll bar
Rear suspension reversed lower wishbones, single top links, twin radius arms, coil springs over dampers, anti-roll bar
Steering rack-and-pinion
Brakes (fr/r) Girling discs
Gearbox Hewland FG 400 5 speed Manual
Drive Rear wheel drive

Dimensions
Weight 575 kilo / 1,268 lbs
Wheelbase / Track (fr/r) 2,413 mm (95 in) / 1,575 mm (62 in) / 1,600 mm (63 in)
Fuel tank 209 Litre (55.2 Gallon US / 46 Gallon Imperial)
Wheels (fr/r) 11 x 13 / 16 x 15
Tyres (fr/r) Goodyear 3.5/11.20 - 13 / 5.5/15.3 - 15

Performance figures
Power to weight 0.78 bhp / kg

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