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Country of origin:Great Britain
Produced in:1969
Numbers built:6
Author:Wouter Melissen
Last updated:December 31, 2014
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Configuration Chevrolet 90º V8
Location Mid, longitudinally mounted
Construction aluminium block and head
Displacement 6,997 cc / 427 cu in
Valvetrain 2 valves / cylinder, OHV
Fuel feed Fuel Injection
Aspiration Naturally Aspirated
Power 615 bhp / 459 kW
BHP/Liter 88 bhp / liter

Body fibreglass
Chassis aluminium monocoque
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 (fr/r) ventilated discs
Gearbox Hewland LG600 5 speed Manual
Drive Rear wheel drive

Weight 645 kilo / 1,422 lbs
Wheelbase / Track (fr/r) 2,387 mm (94 in) / 1,372 mm (54 in) / 1,372 mm (54 in)
Fuel tank 246 Litre (65 Gallon US / 54.1 Gallon Imperial)
Wheels (fr/r) 10.5 x 15 / 17 x 15

Performance figures
Power to weight 0.95 bhp / kg

Suggested reading
  • Can-Am, by Pete Lyons
  • Lola - The Sports-Prototype and Can-Am Cars, by John Starkey
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