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Model

126 C3

Type


Formula 1 racing car.

Years of activity


1983.

First race


British Grand Prix of 16.7.1983.

Engine


Type 021, 6 cylinders in 120° V, rear-mounted. Light alloy cylinder block and heads, press-fitted aluminium cylinder liners. Water cooled.

Bore and stroke


81 x 48.4 mm.

Unitary and total capacity


249.4 / 1,496.43 cc.

Compression ratio


6.7:1.

Max. power output


600 bhp at 10,500 rpm.

Timing gear


4 valves per cylinder, 2 overhead cams per bank of cylinders. Gear drive at rear.

Fuel feed


Forced. 2 KKK central upper turbos, Lucas-Ferrari electronic indirect injection, Emulsistem.

Ignition


Single. Magneti Marelli electronic capacitive discharge.

Lubrication


Forced. Dry sump.

Transmission


Rear. Multi-plate clutch. 025 gearbox with 5/6 speeds + reverse, transverse in block with ZF limited slip friction plates differential.

Gear ratios


Variable depending on racing circuit.

Frame


Type 632. Stress-bearing monococque body in Kevlar and carbon fibre composite in two bonded, bolted semi-shells.

Front suspension


Double wishbones: overlapping double triangles, pull-rod spring control.

Rear suspension


Double wishbones: upper trapezium, lower triangle, pull-rod spring control.

Steering


Rack and pinion.

Brakes


Ventilated cast iron discs all round. Brembo aluminium callipers.

Tyres


Front 23.5-10.5-13, rear 26.0-15.0-15. Goodyear.

Rims


Multi-piece. Front 13, rear 16.

Wheelbase


2,600 mm.

Front/rear track


1,768.4 mm / 1,666 mm.

Length


4,130 mm.

Width


2,110 mm.

Height


1,025 mm.

Weight with water and oil


580 kg.

Fuel tank (litres)


220. Mid-mounted. Fuel 102 octane RON and Avgas.

Bodywork


Composite, only for side panelling of systems.