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Cooper T 81

Country GB/I
Year 1966
Engine Maserati tipo 9
Engine Type V12
Cams 4
Valves/cyl 2.0000
Compression "10,0"
Bore 70.400
Stroke 64.000
Capacity (cc) 2989
Power (at revs) 340 HP/9500
Ignition Lucas opus
Fuel system Lucas f.i.
Chassis type Aluminium monocoque
Body type single seater
Designer D. White/T. Robinson
Front suspension
Rear suspension
Shock absorbers
Engine position mid
Wheelbase (mm) 2490
Front track (mm) 1495
Rear track (mm) 1455
Weight (kg) 605
Drive rear
Number of gears 5
Gearbox ZF5-DS-25
Fuel tank size (litres) 228
Brakes Girling
Front brake type disc
Rear brake type disc
Front rims
Rear rims
Tyres Firestone
Front tyres 5.00 x 13/14
Rear tyres 6.00 x 13/14
Maximum speed (kph)

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