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Amon AF 101

Country GB
Year 1974
Engine Ford Cosworth DFV
Engine Type 90V8
Cams 4
Valves/cyl 4.0000
Compression "11,0"
Bore 85.700
Stroke 64.800
Capacity (cc) 2990
Power (at revs) 465 HP/10500
Ignition Lucas
Fuel system Lucas f.i.
Chassis type Aluminium monocoque
Body type single seater
Designer G. Fowell
Front suspension "torsion bar, double wishbone"
Rear suspension "torsion bar, wishbone and links"
Shock absorbers
Engine position mid
Wheelbase (mm) 2540
Front track (mm)
Rear track (mm)
Weight (kg)
Drive rear
Number of gears 5
Gearbox Hewland FG 400
Fuel tank size (litres)
Front brake type disc
Rear brake type disc
Front rims
Rear rims
Tyres Firestone
Front tyres 9.7/21.0-13
Rear tyres 14.1/29.0-15
Maximum speed (kph) 275

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