General data  
Grand Prix season/s 1980
Racing drivers Jody Scheckter, Gilles Villeneuve
Race numbers Jody Scheckter: 1 Gilles Villeneuve: 2
VIN span 042 – 048
Number produced 6
Presentation 2. November 1979, Pista di Fiorano
Technical Specifications  
Chassis Aluminium-Monocoque
Length 4530 mm
Width 2120 mm and 2145 mm
Height 1020 mm
Wheelbase 2700 mm
Front track 1700 mm and 1751 mm
Rear track 1600 mm and 1625 mm
Front suspension Independent wheel suspension, double delta wishbones, inside mounted spring-shock absorber unit, anti-roll bar
Rear suspension Independent wheel suspension, delta wishbones at the bottom, a-arms at the top, inside mounted spring-shock absorber unit, anti-roll bar
Front tyres 13“, 23/59 – 13
Rear tyres 13“, 38/68 – 13
Tyres Michelin radial slicks
Wheels Speedline light alloy wheels
Front brakes Lockheed ventilated steel disc brakes, 4-pod callipers
Rear brakes Lockheed ventilated steel disc brakes, 4-pod callipers, mounted on gearbox
Weight 595 kg, including oil and water
Fuel tank 210 litres
Body material Plastic material
Type 015 – mid-engine
Number of cylinders V12 – 180°
Displacement 2991,80 ccm
Bore and stroke 80 x 49,6 mm
Camshaft 2 overhead per cylinderbank
Valves 4 per cylinder
Valve control Valve springs
Compression ratio 11,5:1
Lubrication Dry sump, Approx. 8 litres oil
Ignition Magneti Marelli electronic ignition, type AEC 104
Fuel management Indirect Lucas-Ferrari injection
Maximum power Approx. 515 hp – 12.300 rpm
Gearbox 5 or 6 gears + rev., transverse installed, limited slip differential
Clutch Multi disc clutch
Engine weight Approx. 170 kg
Director of Gestione Sportiva Marco Piccinini
Design engineer/s Mauro Forghieri
Engine Mauro Forghieri
  042, 043, 044, 045, 046, 048
Good to know:

  • „Wing-Car-Conzept“ car (airducts and variable body parts left and right)
  • 10th place Constructors World Championship 1980 with 8 points
  • 10th place Drivers World Championship by Gilles Villeneuve with 6 points
  • No Grand Prix victory