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  Chevron B16 Cosworth
 

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Country of origin:Great Britain
Produced from:1969 - 1970
Numbers built:23
Designed by:Derek Bennett
Predecessor:Chevron B8 BMW
Successor:Chevron B19 Cosworth
Author:Wouter Melissen
Last updated:November 04, 2011
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Engine
Configuration Ford Cosworth FVC Straight 4
Location Mid, longitudinally mounted
Construction cast-iron block, aluminium head
Displacement 1,790 cc / 109.2 cu in
Bore / Stroke 85.7 mm (3.4 in) / 77.5 mm (3.1 in)
Valvetrain 4 valves / cylinder, DOHC
Fuel feed Fuel Injection
Lubrication Dry sump
Aspiration Naturally Aspirated
Power 235 bhp / 175 KW @ 8,750 rpm
BHP/Liter 131 bhp / liter

Drivetrain
Body fibreglass body
Chassis duraluminium reinforced steel spaceframe
Front suspension double wishbones, coil springs over dampers, anti-roll bar
Rear suspension reversed lower wishbones, top links, twin trailing arms, coil springs over dampers, anti-roll bar
Steering rack-and-pinion
Brakes discs, all-round
Gearbox Hewland FT200 5 speed Manual
Drive Rear wheel drive

Dimensions
Weight 590 kilo / 1,301 lbs
Length / Width / Height 3,937 mm (155 in) / 1,778 mm (70 in) / 940 mm (37 in)
Wheelbase / Track (fr/r) 2,362 mm (93 in) / 1,321 mm (52 in) / 1,321 mm (52 in)

Performance figures
Power to weight 0.4 bhp / kg

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Resources
Suggested reading
  • Chevron - The Derek Bennett Story, by David Gordon
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