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Chevron B 47A

Tuner Nova
Country GB/I
Year 1979
Engine Toyota Celica
Engine Type L4
Cams 2
Valves/cyl 2.0000
Compression "12,7"
Bore 87.000
Stroke 84.000
Capacity (cc) 1998
Power (at revs) 168 HP/5500
Torque 224 Nm/4800
Ignition Lumination
Fuel system Kugelfischer f.i.
Chassis type Aluminium monocoque
Body type single seater
Designer T. Southgate
Front suspension "coil, double wishbone"
Rear suspension "coil, wishbone and links"
Shock absorbers Bilstein
Engine position mid
Wheelbase (mm) 2318
Front track (mm) 1280
Rear track (mm) 1170
Weight (kg) 441
Drive rear
Number of gears 5
Gearbox Hewland Mk 9
Fuel tank size (litres)
Brakes Girling
Front brake type disc
Rear brake type disc
Front rims 8 x13
Rear rims 10 x 13
Tyres Goodyear
Front tyres 7.2/20.0-13
Rear tyres 8.0/20.0-13
Maximum speed (kph) 250

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