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  Chevron B26 Ford
 

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Country of origin:Great Britain
Produced in:1974
Numbers built:9 (All engines)
Designed by:Derek Bennett
Successor:Chevron B26 Hart
Author:Wouter Melissen
Last updated:January 23, 2015
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Engine
Configuration Ford / Hart FVD Straight
Location Mid, longitudinally mounted
Construction aluminium block and head
Displacement 1,990 cc / 121.4 cu in
Bore / Stroke 90.4 mm (3.6 in) / 77.6 mm (3.1 in)
Valvetrain 4 valves / cylinder, DOHC
Fuel feed Lucas Fuel Injection
Lubrication Dry sump
Aspiration Naturally Aspirated
Power 280 bhp / 209 KW @ 9,000 rpm
BHP/Liter 141 bhp / liter

Drivetrain
Body fibreglass
Chassis aluminium monocoque with front and rear subframes
Front suspension double wishbones, coil springs over dampers, anti-roll bar
Rear suspension single top links, twin lower links, twin trailing arms, coil springs over dampers, anti-roll bar
Steering rack-and-pinion
Brakes (fr/r) ventilated discs
Gearbox Hewland 5 speed Manual
Drive Rear wheel drive

Dimensions
Weight 525 kilo / 1,157 lbs

Performance figures
Power to weight 0.53 bhp / kg

Resources
Suggested reading
  • Chevron - The Derek Bennett Story, by David Gordon
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