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Engine Specifications

Engine Specifications:All Alloy Inline-8
Position:Front Longitudinal
Aspiration:Twin Roots Superchargers
Valvetrain:DOHC, 2 Valves / Cyl
Fuel feed:Twin Carburettors
Displacement:2905 cc / 177.3 cu in
Bore:68 mm / 2.68 in
Stroke:100 mm / 3.94 in
Power:167.8 kw / 225 bhp @ 5200 rpm
Specific output:61.96 bhp per litre
Bhp/Weight:144.0 bhp per tonne

Chassis & body

Body/Frame:Aluminum Superleggera Body on Steel Ladder Frame
Driven wheels:RWD
Front tires:5.5x19
Rear tires:5.5x19
Front brakes:Hydrualic Drums
Front brake size:432 mm / 17 in
Rear brakes:Hydrualic Drums
Rear brake size:432 mm / 17 in
Steering:Worm & Sector
Front suspension:Double Wishbones w/Coil Springs over Hydraulic Dampers
Rear suspension:Swing axles w/Radius Arms, Transverse Semi-Elliptic Leaf Springs, Hydraulic & Friction Dampers


Transmission:4-Speed Manual
Gear ratios:2.44:1, 1.50:1, 1.14:1, 0.88:1

Car dimensions

Weight:1250 kg / 2756 lbs
Wheelbase:2545 mm / 100.2 in
Front track:1349 mm / 53.1 in
Rear track:1349 mm / 53.1 in
Length:5000 mm / 196.9 in
Width:1700 mm / 66.9 in

Speed performance

Car top speed:230 kph / 142.9 mph

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