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Country of origin:France
Produced in:1983
Author:Wouter Melissen
Last updated:January 27, 2014
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Engine
Configuration Renault-Gordini EF 1 90º V6
Location Mid, longitudinally mounted
Weight 170 kilo / 374.8 lbs
Construction aluminium-alloy block and head
Displacement 1,492 cc / 91 cu in
Bore / Stroke 86.0 mm (3.4 in) / 42.8 mm (1.7 in)
Compression 7.0:1
Valvetrain 4 valves / cylinder, DOHC
Camshaft Belt driven
Fuel feed Bosch/Kugelfischer Fuel Injection
Lubrication Dry sump
Aspiration 2 KKK Turbos
Power 631 bhp / 471 KW @ 11,000 rpm
Torque 421 Nm / 311 ft lbs @ 9,000 rpm
BHP/Liter 423 bhp / liter

Drivetrain
Chassis carbon-fibre and aluminium honeycomb monocoque with stressed engine
Suspension (fr/r) double wishbones, pull-rod actuated springs and dampers, anti-roll bar
Steering rack-and-pinion
Brakes ventilated discs, all-round
Gearbox Renault/Hewland 5 speed Manual
Drive Rear wheel drive

Dimensions
Weight 545 kilo / 1,202 lbs
Wheelbase / Track (fr/r) 2,730 mm (107.5 in) / 1,740 mm (68.5 in) / 1,630 mm (64.2 in)
Fuel tank 240 Litre (63.4 Gallon US / 52.8 Gallon Imperial)
Wheels (fr/r) 11.5 x 13 / 16.5 x 13
Tyres (fr/r) 23/62 - 13X / 40/66 x 13X

Performance figures
Power to weight 1.16 bhp / kg

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  Article Image gallery (24) RE40-04 Specifications