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  Riley & Scott Mk III
 

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Country of origin:United States
Produced from:1995 - 1998
Numbers built:17
Designed by:Bill and Bob Riley
Author:Wouter Melissen
Last updated:January 23, 2019
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Engine
Configuration Ford 90º V8
Location Mid, longitudinally mounted
Construction cast-iron block, aluminium head
Displacement 5,000 cc / 305.1 cu in
Valvetrain 2 valves / cylinder, OHV
Fuel feed Fuel Injection
Aspiration Naturally Aspirated
Power 500 bhp / 373 kW @ 6,500 rpm
Torque 610 Nm / 450 ft lbs @ 5,300 rpm
BHP/Liter 100 bhp / liter

Drivetrain
Body carbon-fibre composite and Kevlar
Chassis steel tubular spaceframe with stressed carbon-fibre composite panels
Suspension (fr/r) double wishbones, push-rod actuated coil springs over dampers, anti-roll bar
Steering rack-and-pinion, power assisted
Brakes (fr/r) ventilated and grooved discs, 355mm (14 in)
Gearbox 5 speed Manual
Drive Rear wheel drive

Dimensions
Weight 982 kilo / 2,165 lbs
Length / Width / Height 4,650 mm (183.1 in) / 1,997 mm (78.6 in) / 1,092 mm (43 in)
Wheelbase / Track (fr/r) 2,794 mm (110 in) / 1,633 mm (64.3 in) / 1,562 mm (61.5 in)
Fuel tank 90 Litre (23.8 Gallon US / 19.8 Gallon Imperial)

Performance figures
Power to weight 0.51 bhp / kg

Race history
Major wins
1996 Daytona 24 Hours (Wayne Taylor / Scott Sharp / Jim Pace in 004)
1996 Sebring 12 Hours (Wayne Taylor / Jim Pace / Eric van de Poele in 004)
1997 Daytona 24 Hours (Elliott Forbes-Robinson / John Schneider / Rob Dyson / John Paul Jr. in 002)
1999 Daytona 24 Hours (Butch Leitzinger / Andy Wallace / Elliott Forbes-Robinson in 002)

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