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McLaren MP 4/2B

Country GB/D
Year 1985
Engine TAG P01
Engine Type 80V6
Cams 4
Valves/cyl 4.0000
Compression "7,5"
Bore 82.000
Stroke 47.300
Capacity (cc) 1491
Power (at revs) 800 HP/11000
Torque 497 Nm/
Induction "2 KKK (3,3)"
Ignition Bosch
Fuel system Bosch f.i.
Chassis type Carbonfibre monocoque
Body type single seater
Designer J. Barnard
Front suspension "coil, wishbone, pushrod"
Rear suspension "coil, wishbone, pushrod"
Shock absorbers
Engine position mid
Wheelbase (mm) 2794
Front track (mm) 1803
Rear track (mm) 1651
Weight (kg) 540
Drive rear
Number of gears 5
Gearbox McLaren/Hewland
Fuel tank size (litres) 220
Front brake type disc
Rear brake type disc
Front rims
Rear rims
Tyres Goodyear
Front tyres 25.0/9.0-13
Rear tyres 26.0/15.0-13
Maximum speed (kph)

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