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General data  
Grand Prix season/s 1968
Racing driver:-Team Chris Amon, Jacky Ickx, Andrea de Adamich, Derek Bell
Race numbers Various
VIN span 0009 - 0015
Number produced 3
Presentation -
   
Technical Specifications  
Chassis Steel monocoque with riveted aluminium sheets
Length 4050 mm
Width 720 mm (body)
Height 850 mm
Wheelbase 2400 mm
Front track 1547 mm
Rear track 1582 mm
Front suspension Independent wheel suspension, double delta wishbones, shock absorber unit
Rear suspension Independent wheel suspension, Independent wheel suspension, delta wishbones at the bottom, wishbone at the top with double trailing links per side, anti-roll bar, shock absorber unit
Front tyres 15“, 4.75 – 10.30 – 15“
Rear tyres 15“, 6.00 – 13.50 – 15“
Tyres Firestone tread tyres
Wheels Campagnolo alloy rims - 5 spokes design and central locking
Front brakes Girling ventilated disc brakes
Rear brakes Girling ventilated disc brakes, mounted on differential
Weight Approx. 530 kg, including oil and water
Fuel tank 160 litres
Body material Aluminium sheets and fiberglas
   
Engine  
Type Mid-Engine
Number of cylinders V12 – 60°
Displacement 2989,6 ccm
Bore and stroke 77 x 53,5 mm
Camshaft 2 overhead per cylinderbank
Valves 4 per cylinder
Valve control Valve springs
Compression ratio 11,8:1
Lubrication Dry sump
Ignition Marelli single ignition Later changed over to transistor ignition
Fuel management Lucas indirect injection
Maximum power 408 - 415 hp – 11.000 rpm
Gearbox 5 gears + rev., longitudinal installed at the end of the engine
Clutch Multi disc clutch
Engine weight Approx. 190 kg
   
Team  
Team manager Franco Gozzi
Design engineer/s Mauro Forghieri
Engine Mauro Forghieri, Franco Rocchi
   
VINs  
  0009, 0011, 0015
Good to know:
  • Grand Prix Belgium 1968: First Grand Prix car ever with hydraulically operated rear wing
  • 4th place Constructors World Championship 1968 with 32 points
  • 4th place in Drivers World Championship 1968 by Jacky Ickx with 27 points
  • One Grand Prix victory by Jacky Ickx - Rouen
 
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