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Osella FA 1B

Country I/GB
Year 1980
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/10750
Torque 353 Nm/9000
Ignition Lucas
Fuel system Lucas f.i.
Chassis type Aluminium monocoque
Body type single seater
Designer G. Stirano
Front suspension "coil, wishbone, rocker"
Rear suspension
Shock absorbers Koni
Engine position mid
Wheelbase (mm)
Front track (mm)
Rear track (mm)
Weight (kg)
Drive rear
Number of gears 5
Gearbox Hewland FGA 400
Fuel tank size (litres)
Front brake type disc
Rear brake type disc
Front rims
Rear rims
Tyres Goodyear
Front tyres 9.5/25.0-15
Rear tyres 13.0/29.0-13
Maximum speed (kph)

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