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Chevron B 34-BMW

Country GB/D
Year 1977
Engine BMW 2002
Engine Type L4
Cams 1
Valves/cyl 2.0000
Bore 86.000
Stroke 84.000
Capacity (cc) 1996
Power (at revs) 168 HP/5900
Torque 221 Nm/5000
Ignition Bosch
Fuel system Kugelfischer f.i.
Chassis type Aluminium monocoque
Body type single seater
Designer D. Bennett
Front suspension "coil, double wishbone"
Rear suspension "coil, wishbone and links"
Shock absorbers Bilstein
Engine position mid
Wheelbase (mm) 2260
Front track (mm) 1270
Rear track (mm) 1320
Weight (kg) 442
Drive rear
Number of gears 5
Gearbox Hewland Mk 9
Fuel tank size (litres)
Front brake type disc
Rear brake type disc
Front rims 8 x 13
Rear rims 10 x 13
Tyres Goodyear
Front tyres 7.2/20.0-13
Rear tyres 8.0/20.0-13
Maximum speed (kph) 236

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