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Kauhsen WK 1 v1

Country GB
Year 1979
Engine Ford Cosworth DFV
Engine Type 90V8
Cams 4
Valves/cyl 4.0000
Compression "11,5"
Bore 85.700
Stroke 64.800
Capacity (cc) 2990
Power (at revs) 485 HP/10600
Torque 353 Nm/8500
Ignition Lucas opus
Fuel system Lucas f.i.
Chassis type Aluminium monocoque
Body type single seater
Designer Kapitza/Kramer/Gerhardt/Jaeger
Front suspension "coil, double wishbone"
Rear suspension "coil, double wishbone"
Shock absorbers Koni
Engine position mid
Wheelbase (mm) 2650
Front track (mm) 1700
Rear track (mm) 1580
Weight (kg)
Drive rear
Number of gears 5
Gearbox Hewland FGA 400
Fuel tank size (litres)
Brakes Girling
Front brake type disc
Rear brake type disc
Front rims 10 x 13
Rear rims 19 x 13
Tyres Goodyear
Front tyres 9.5/23.0-13
Rear tyres 15.0/28.0-13
Maximum speed (kph)

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