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Country of origin:United States
Produced in:1981
Designed by:Geoff Ferris for Team Penske
Author:Wouter Melissen
Last updated:May 04, 2021
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Configuration Ford Cosworth DFX 90º V8
Location Mid, longitudinally mounted
Weight 150 kilo / 330.7 lbs
Construction aluminium alloy block and head
Displacement 2,643 cc / 161.3 cu in
Bore / Stroke 89.0 mm (3.5 in) / 53.1 mm (2.1 in)
Compression 11.0:1
Valvetrain 4 valves / cylinder, DOHC
Fuel feed Hilborn Fuel Injection
Aspiration IHI Turbo
Power 780 bhp / 582 kW @ 11,000 rpm
Torque 475 Nm / 350 ft lbs @ 9,500 rpm
BHP/Liter 295 bhp / liter

Chassis aluminium monocoque with fully stressed engine
Suspension (fr/r) lower wishbones, top rockers, in-board coil springs over dampers, anti-roll bar
Steering rack-and-pinion
Brakes (fr/r) ventilated discs
Gearbox Hewland 4 speed Manual
Drive Rear wheel drive

Race history
Major wins
1981 Indy 500 (Bobby Unser in PC9B-003)

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