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Country of origin:Great Britain
Produced in:1986
Numbers built:38
Designed by:Robin Herd and Adrian Newey for March
Author:Wouter Melissen
Last updated:July 24, 2014
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Configuration Ford Cosworth DFX 90º V8
Location Mid, longitudinally mounted
Construction aluminium alloy block and head
Displacement 2,650 cc / 161.7 cu in
Valvetrain 4 valves / cylinder, DOHC
Camshaft Chain driven
Fuel feed Fuel Injection
Lubrication Dry sump
Aspiration Turbo
Power 720 bhp / 537 kW
BHP/Liter 272 bhp / liter

Body fibreglass
Chassis aluminium honeycomb monocoque with carbon-fibre composite top section, fully stressed engine
Front suspension double wishbones, pull-rod actuated coil springs and dampers, anti-roll bar
Rear suspension lower wishbones, top rockers actuating in-board mounted coil springs over shock absorbers, anti-roll bar
Gearbox Hewland 5 speed Manual
Drive Rear wheel drive

Race history
Major wins
1986 Indy 500 (Bobby Rahal in 86C-13)
1987 Indy 500 (Al Unser in 86C-22)

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  Article Image gallery (25) Chassis (2) Specifications