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Gebhardt JC 853-Ford

Country D/GB
Year 1985
Engine Ford Cosworth DFV
Engine Type 90°V8
Cams 4
Valves/cyl 4.0000
Compression "11,7"
Bore 85.600
Stroke 64.800
Capacity (cc) 2993
Power (at revs) 470 HP/10500
Torque 338 Nm/8500
Ignition Scherhag
Fuel system Spiess f.i.
Chassis type Aluminium monocoque
Body type coupé
Front suspension "coil, double wishbone"
Rear suspension "coil, wishbone, rocker"
Shock absorbers Sachs
Engine position mid
Wheelbase (mm) 2525
Front track (mm) 1510
Rear track (mm) 1630
Weight (kg) 750
Drive rear
Number of gears 5
Gearbox Hewland VG
Fuel tank size (litres) 100
Brakes Girling
Front brake type disc
Rear brake type disc
Front rims "10,5 x 16"
Rear rims 14 x 16
Tyres Avon
Front tyres 21.5/10.0-16
Rear tyres 25.0/14.0-16
Maximum speed (kph)

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