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Country of origin:Great Britain
Produced in:1971
Numbers built:35
Designed by:Derek Bennett
Predecessor:Chevron B16 Cosworth
Successor:Chevron B21 Cosworth
Author:Wouter Melissen
Last updated:May 13, 2009
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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 245 bhp / 183 kW @ 9,000 rpm
BHP/Liter 137 bhp / liter

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

Weight 550 kilo / 1,213 lbs

Performance figures
Power to weight 0.45 bhp / kg

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