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Chevron B 8-Coventry Climax

Tuner Chevron
Country GB
Year 1968
Engine Coventry Climax
Engine Type L4
Cams 2
Valves/cyl 2.0000
Bore 94.400
Stroke 71.000
Capacity (cc) 1998
Power (at revs) 197 HP/7000
Fuel system 2 twin Webers
Chassis type Spaceframe
Body type coupé
Designer D. Bennett
Front suspension "coil, double wishbone"
Rear suspension "coil, wishbone and links"
Shock absorbers
Engine position mid
Wheelbase (mm) 2340
Front track (mm)
Rear track (mm)
Weight (kg) 575
Drive rear
Number of gears 5
Gearbox Hewland
Fuel tank size (litres)
Front brake type disc
Rear brake type disc
Front rims
Rear rims
Tyres Dunlop
Front tyres
Rear tyres
Maximum speed (kph)

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