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  Elva GT160 BMW
 

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Country of origin:Great Britain
Produced in:1964
Numbers built:3
Introduced at:1964 Turin Motorshow
Designed by:Trevor Fiore for Fissore
Author:Wouter Melissen
Last updated:May 15, 2017
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Engine
Configuration BMW Straight 4
Location Mid, longitudinally mounted
Displacement 1,991 cc / 121.5 cu in
Bore / Stroke 80.0 mm (3.1 in) / 90.0 mm (3.5 in)
Valvetrain 2 valves / cylinder, DOHC
Fuel feed 2 Weber Carburettors
Lubrication Dry sump
Aspiration Naturally Aspirated
Power 185 bhp / 138 KW @ 7,200 rpm
Torque 212 Nm / 156 ft lbs @ 5,000 rpm
BHP/Liter 93 bhp / liter

Drivetrain
Body fibreglass
Chassis steel tubular spaceframe
Front suspension double wishbones, coil springs over dampers, anti-roll bar
Rear suspension reversed lower wishbones, single top links, twin radius arms, coil springs over dampers, anti-roll bar
Steering rack-and-pinion
Brakes (fr/r) Girling discs, 254mm (10 in)
Gearbox Hewland 5 speed Manual
Drive Rear wheel drive

Dimensions
Weight 559 kilo / 1,232 lbs
Length / Width / Height 3,810 mm (150 in) / 1,524 mm (60 in) / 1,016 mm (40 in)
Wheelbase / Track (fr/r) 2,318 mm (91.3 in) / 1,283 mm (50.5 in) / 1,283 mm (50.5 in)

Performance figures
Power to weight 0.33 bhp / kg

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