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Chevron B41 (Aurora)

Country GB
Year 1979
Engine Ford Cosworth DFV
Engine Type 90V8
Cams 4
Valves/cyl 4.0000
Compression "11,5"
Bore 85.700
Stroke 64.800
Capacity (cc) 2990
Power (at revs) 485 HP/10600
Torque 353 Nm/8500
Ignition Lucas opus
Fuel system Lucas f.i.
Chassis type Aluminium monocoque
Body type single seater
Designer D. Bennett
Front suspension
Rear suspension
Shock absorbers
Engine position mid
Wheelbase (mm) 2406
Front track (mm) 1828
Rear track (mm) 2032
Weight (kg) 650
Drive rear
Number of gears 5
Gearbox Hewland FGA
Fuel tank size (litres)
Front brake type disc
Rear brake type disc
Front rims 10 x 13
Rear rims 18 x 13
Tyres Goodyear G50
Front tyres 9.5/20.0-13
Rear tyres 16.2/26.0-13
Maximum speed (kph)

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