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McLaren MP 4/8-Ford

Country GB
Year 1993
Engine Ford HB Series VII
Engine Type 75V8
Cams 4
Valves/cyl 4.0000
Bore 94.000
Stroke 63.000
Capacity (cc) 3500
Power (at revs) 685 HP/12800
Ignition TAG
Fuel system TAG
Chassis type
Body type single seater
Designer N. Oatley/H. Durand
Front suspension "hydrolic, active, wishbone"
Rear suspension "hydrolic, active, wishbone and links"
Shock absorbers
Engine position mid
Wheelbase (mm) 2845
Front track (mm) 1690
Rear track (mm) 1615
Weight (kg) 505
Drive rear
Number of gears 6
Gearbox McLaren full automatic
Fuel tank size (litres)
Front brake type CF disc
Rear brake type CF disc
Front rims
Rear rims
Tyres Goodyear
Front tyres
Rear tyres
Maximum speed (kph)

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