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Country of origin:Great Britain
Produced in:1970
Numbers built:1
Designed by:Derek Bennett
Author:Wouter Melissen
Last updated:November 03, 2011
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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 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

Wheelbase / Track (fr/r) 2,362 mm (93 in) / 1,321 mm (52 in) / 1,321 mm (52 in)

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