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General Specifications

Key drivers:Graham Hill, Jo Bonnier, Hans Herrmann
Race victories:1960 Sebring 12 Hours 1OA, 1960 Targa Florio 1OA

Engine Specifications

Engine Specifications:Type 547/4 Flat-4
Position:Mid, Longitudinal
Aspiration:Natural
Valvetrain:DOHC, 2 Valves per Cyl
Fuel feed:Twin Weber 46 IDM1 Carburetors
Displacement:1587 cc / 96.8 cu in
Compression:9.8:1
Power:111.9 kw / 150 bhp @ 7800 rpm
Specific output:100.2 bhp per litre
Torque:Not Available nm / Not Available ft lbs @ 8000 rpm

Chassis & body

Body/Frame:Aluminum Body over Steel Spaceframet
Driven wheels:RWD
Front tires:5.5x15
Rear tires:6.00x15
Front brakes:Magnesium Drums
Front brake size:279 mm / 11 in
Rear brakes:Magnesium Drums
Rear brake size:279 mm / 11 in
Front wheels:F 38.1 x 10.2 cm / 15 x 4 in
Rear wheels:R 38.1 x 10.2 cm / 15 x 4 in
Steering:Worm & Nut
Front suspension:Trailing Arms w/Koni Shock Absorbers, Coil Springs
Rear suspension:Double Wishbones w/Koni Shock Absorbers, Coil Springs

Drivetrain

Transmission:5-Speed Manual

Car dimensions

Weight:581 kg / 1280 lbs
Wheelbase:2200 mm / 86.6 in
Front track:1290 mm / 50.8 in
Rear track:1250 mm / 49.2 in
Length:3700 mm / 145.7 in

Speed performance

Car top speed:230 kph / 142.9 mph

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