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Lec CRP-1

Country GB
Year 1977
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 M. Pilbeam
Front suspension "coil, double wishbone"
Rear suspension "coil, wishbone and links"
Shock absorbers
Engine position mid
Wheelbase (mm) 2705
Front track (mm) ?
Rear track (mm) ?
Weight (kg)
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 Goodyear
Front tyres 9.5/20.0-13
Rear tyres 16.2/26.0-13
Maximum speed (kph) 280

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