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  BRM P153
 

  Article Image gallery (13) P153/03 Specifications  
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Country of origin:Great Britain
Produced in:1970
Numbers built:7
Designed by:Tony Southgate for BRM
Predecessor:BRM P139
Successor:BRM P160
Author:Wouter Melissen
Last updated:March 20, 2007
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Engine
Configuration P142 60º V12
Location Mid, longitudinally mounted
Weight 190 kilo / 418.9 lbs
Construction aluminium alloy block and head
Displacement 2,998 cc / 182.9 cu in
Bore / Stroke 74.6 mm (2.9 in) / 57.2 mm (2.3 in)
Compression 11.0:1
Valvetrain 4 valves / cylinder, DOHC
Fuel feed Lucas Fuel Injection
Aspiration Naturally Aspirated
Power 425 bhp / 317 KW @ 11,500 rpm
BHP/Liter 142 bhp / liter

Drivetrain
Chassis aluminium monocoque with fully stressed engine
Front suspension double wishbones, coil springs over dampers, anti-roll bar
Rear suspension lower wishbones, top link, twin radius rods, coil springs over dampers
Steering rack-and-pinion
Brakes Girling discs, all-round
Gearbox BRM P151 5 speed Manual
Drive Rear wheel drive

Dimensions
Weight 535 kilo / 1,180 lbs
Length / Width / Height 3,579 mm (140.9 in) / N/A / N/A
Wheelbase / Track (fr/r) 2,440 mm (96.1 in) / 1,520 mm (59.8 in) / 1,499 mm (59 in)

Performance figures
Power to weight 0.79 bhp / kg

Race history
Major wins
1970 Belgian Grand Prix (Pedro Rodriguez in 153/02)

Resources
Suggested reading
  • Motorsport Magazine (October, 2006)
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  Article Image gallery (13) P153/03 Specifications