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Connew PC 1

Country GB
Year 1972
Engine Ford Cosw. DFV S12
Engine Type 90V8
Cams 4
Valves/cyl 4.0000
Compression "11,0"
Bore 85.700
Stroke 64.800
Capacity (cc) 2990
Power (at revs) 450 HP/10000
Ignition Lucas
Fuel system Lucas f.i.
Chassis type Aluminium monocoque
Body type single seater
Designer P. Connew
Front suspension "coil, wishbone"
Rear suspension "coil, wishbone and links"
Shock absorbers
Engine position mid
Wheelbase (mm) 2489
Front track (mm) 1574
Rear track (mm) 1577
Weight (kg) 580
Drive rear
Number of gears 5
Gearbox Hewland DG 300
Fuel tank size (litres)
Front brake type disc
Rear brake type disc
Front rims
Rear rims
Tyres Firestone
Front tyres 9.0/20.0-13
Rear tyres 13.5/24.0-15
Maximum speed (kph) 275

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