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Country of origin:Italy
Produced in:1989
Designed by:Aldo Costa and Nigel Couperwaithe for Minardi
Author:Wouter Melissen
Last updated:November 25, 2019
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Configuration Ford Cosworth DFR 90º V8
Location Mid, longitudinally mounted
Weight 145 kilo / 319.7 lbs
Construction aluminium block and head
Displacement 3,494 cc / 213.2 cu in
Bore / Stroke 90.0 mm (3.5 in) / 68.6 mm (2.7 in)
Compression 12.0:1
Valvetrain 4 valves / cylinder, DOHC
Fuel feed Lucas Fuel Injection
Lubrication Dry sump
Aspiration Naturally Aspirated
Power 605 bhp / 451 kW @ 11,200 rpm
BHP/Liter 173 bhp / liter

Body carbon fibre composite
Chassis carbon-fibre and aluminium honeycomb monocoque with stressed engine
Suspension (fr/r) double wishbones, push-rod actuated coil springs and dampers, anti-roll bar
Steering rack-and-pinion
Brakes (fr/r) Brembo ventilated carbon ceramic discs
Gearbox Minardi 6 speed Manual
Drive Rear wheel drive

Wheelbase / Track (fr/r) 2,927 mm (115.2 in) / 1,800 mm (70.9 in) / 1,640 mm (64.6 in)
Tyres Pirelli

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