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Engine Specifications

Engine Specifications:Prototype Flat-16
Position:Mid Longitudinal
Aspiration:Natural
Valvetrain:DOHC 2 Valves per Cyl
Fuel feed:Bosch Fuel injection
Displacement:6700 cc / 408.9 cu in
Bore:86.8 mm / 3.42 in
Stroke:70.4 mm / 2.77 in
Compression:10.5:1
Power:626.4 kw / 840 bhp @ 8300 rpm
Specific output:125.37 bhp per litre
Redline:8500

Chassis & body

Body/Frame:Body over Tubular Frame
Front brakes:Vented Discs
Rear brakes:Vented Discs
Steering:Rack & Pinion
Front suspension:Wishbones
Rear suspension:Wishbones

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