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Chevron B 8-FVA

Country GB
Year 1968
Engine Ford Cosworth FVA
Engine Type L4
Cams 2
Valves/cyl 4.0000
Compression "12,0"
Bore 85.700
Stroke 69.100
Capacity (cc) 1594
Power (at revs) 215 HP/9000
Fuel system Lucas f.i.
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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