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Country of origin:United States
Produced in:1972
Numbers built:Two (one spare tub)
Designed by:Peter Bryant for AVS Shadow
Predecessor:Shadow Mk II Chevrolet
Author:Wouter Melissen
Last updated:July 16, 2012
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Configuration Chevrolet 90º V8
Location Mid, longitudinally mounted
Construction aluminium block and head
Displacement 8,095 cc / 494 cu in
Bore / Stroke 112.8 mm (4.4 in) / 101.6 mm (4 in)
Valvetrain 2 valves / cylinder, OHV
Fuel feed Lucas Fuel Injection
Aspiration Naturally Aspirated
Power 740 bhp / 552 kW @ 6,400 rpm
Torque 888 Nm / 655 ft lbs @ 5,600 rpm
BHP/Liter 91 bhp / liter

Body honeycomb reinforced fibreglass panels
Chassis aluminium monocoque
Front suspension double wishbones, coil springs over dampers, anti-roll bar
Rear suspension lower wishbones, top links, twin radius arms, coil springs over dampers, anti-roll bar
Steering rack-and-pinion
Brakes ventilated discs, all-round
Gearbox Weismann 4 speed Manual
Drive Rear wheel drive

Weight 785 kilo / 1,731 lbs
Wheelbase / Track (fr/r) 2,489 mm (98 in) / 1,524 mm (60 in) / 1,448 mm (57 in)

Performance figures
Power to weight 0.94 bhp / kg

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