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Country of origin:France
Produced in:1968
Numbers built:1
Designed by:Bernard Boyer for Matra
Successor:Matra MS10 Cosworth
Author:Wouter Melissen
Last updated:April 06, 2015
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Configuration Ford Cosworth DFV 90º V8
Location Mid, longitudinally mounted
Weight 168 kilo / 370.4 lbs
Construction aluminium block and head
Displacement 2,993 cc / 182.6 cu in
Bore / Stroke 85.7 mm (3.4 in) / 64.8 mm (2.6 in)
Compression 11.5:1
Valvetrain 4 valves / cylinder, DOHC
Fuel feed Lucas Fuel Injection
Lubrication Dry sump
Aspiration Naturally Aspirated
Power 410 bhp / 306 kW @ 9,200 rpm
BHP/Liter 137 bhp / liter

Chassis aluminium monocoque with rear subframe
Front suspension lower wishbones, rocker actuated coil springs over shock absorbers, anti-roll bar
Rear suspension reversed lower wishbones, single top links, twin radius arms, coil springs over shock absorbers, anti-roll bar
Steering rack-and-pinion
Brakes (fr/r) Girling discs
Gearbox Hewland DG 300 5 speed Manual
Drive Rear wheel drive

Weight 540 kilo / 1,191 lbs
Tyres (fr/r) Dunlop 4.50/11.60 - 15 / 5.50/13.60 - 15

Performance figures
Power to weight 0.76 bhp / kg

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