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1921 Ballot Type 3/8 LC Specs

The 1921 Ballot Type 3/8 LC shared many of its features with the 1914 4.5 litre Peugeots and power was extracted from a 3-liter engine delivering 110 bhp, featuring twin overhead camshafts and 4 valves per cylinder. During the 1920 race at Indinapolis 500, all three Ballot Type 3/8 LC cars finished placing 2nd, 5th and 7th.In 1921 a new version of the car was competed at the 1921 Frend Grand prix, where it achieved 2nd place. However the greatest achivemnts for the 1921 Ballot Type 3/8 LC was the first podium postion in the Italien Grand Prix in Brescia in 1921.

Engine Specifications

Engine Specifications:Inline-8
Position:Front Longitundal
Valvetrain:DOHC, 4 Valves per Cyl
Fuel feed:Twin Claudels Carbs
Displacement:2973 cc / 181.4 cu in
Bore:65 mm / 2.56 in
Stroke:112 mm / 4.41 in
Power:82.0 kw / 110 bhp @ 3800 rpm
Specific output:37.0 bhp per litre

Chassis & body

Driven wheels:RWD
Front tires:820x120
Rear tires:835x135
Front brakes:Drums w/Servo Assist
Rear brakes:Drums w/Servo Assist
Steering:Worm & Wheel
Front suspension:Rigid Axle w/Semi Elliptic Springs, Hartford Friction Dampers
Rear suspension:Live Axle w/Semi Elliptic Springs, hartford Friction Dampers

Car dimensions

Wheelbase:2660 mm / 104.7 in

Speed performance

Car top speed:180.2 kph / 112.0 mph
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