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March 79V-Horag

Tuner Heidegger
Country GB/D
Year 1979
Engine VW Golf
Engine Type L4
Cams 1
Valves/cyl 2.0000
Bore 79.520
Stroke 80.000
Capacity (cc) 1588
Power (at revs) 180 HP/8000
Torque 246 Nm/6200
Ignition Bosch HKZ
Fuel system Kugelfischer f.i.
Chassis type Aluminium monocoque
Body type single seater
Front suspension "coil, double wishbone"
Rear suspension "coil, wishbone and links"
Shock absorbers Bilstein
Engine position mid
Wheelbase (mm) 2420
Front track (mm) 1520
Rear track (mm) 1530
Weight (kg) 425
Drive rear
Number of gears 4
Gearbox Hewland Mk 8
Fuel tank size (litres)
Front brake type disc
Rear brake type disc
Front rims 6 x 13
Rear rims 8 x 13
Tyres Dunlop
Front tyres 180/500-13
Rear tyres 205/540-13
Maximum speed (kph) 240

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