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Chevron B 40-Hart

Country GB
Year 1977
Engine Hart 420R
Engine Type L4
Cams 2
Valves/cyl 4.0000
Compression "11,5"
Bore 93.500
Stroke 72.600
Capacity (cc) 1995
Power (at revs) 308 HP/9500
Torque 238 Nm/7800
Ignition Lucas
Fuel system Lucas f.i.
Chassis type Aluminium monocoque
Body type single seater
Designer D. Bennet
Front suspension "coil, double wishbone"
Rear suspension "coil, wishbone and links"
Shock absorbers Bilstein
Engine position mid
Wheelbase (mm) 2324
Front track (mm) 1320
Rear track (mm) 1447
Weight (kg) 500
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 15 x 13
Tyres Goodyear
Front tyres 9.2/20.0-13
Rear tyres 12.2/23.0-13
Maximum speed (kph) 290

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