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Osella FA 1B



Tuner
Country I/GB
Year 1981
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) 490 HP/10750
Torque 353 Nm/9000
Induction
Ignition Lucas
Fuel system Lucas f.i.
Chassis type Aluminium monocoque
Body type single seater
Designer G. Stirano/E. Osella
Front suspension
Rear suspension
Shock absorbers Koni
Engine position mid
Wheelbase (mm) 2700
Front track (mm) 1715
Rear track (mm) 1650
Weight (kg) 600
Drive rear
Number of gears 5
Gearbox Hewland FGA 400
Fuel tank size (litres)
Brakes
Front brake type disc
Rear brake type disc
Front rims
Rear rims
Tyres Michelin
Front tyres 23/59 - 13X
Rear tyres 38/66 - 13X
Maximum speed (kph)

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