156 F1 Injection
Formula 1 racing car.
Years of activity
Daily Express Trophy (Silverstone) of 11.5.1963.
Type 178. 6 cylinders in 120° V. Light alloy cylinder block and heads, press-fitted cast iron cylinder liners, 126 mm connecting rod. Water cooled. Rear-mounted.
Bore and stroke
73 x 58.8 mm.
Unitary and total capacity
246.1 / 1,476.6 cc.
Max. power output
205 bhp at 10,500 rpm.
2 valves per cylinder, 2 overhead cams per bank of cylinders and front chain drive.
Bosch high pressure direct injection, pump driven by toothed belt.
Double with two coil-ignition units.
Forced, dry sump.
Rear. Dry, multi-plate clutch behind 565/C overhanging longitudinal gearbox with 6 speeds + reverse, plunger type limited slip differential.
Variable depending on racing circuit.
Type 565/C. Steel tube frame.
Double wishbones: double overlapping triangles, coil springs and coaxial telescopic dampers.
Double wishbones: upper arm, inverted lower triangle, coaxial springs/ dampers, 2 longitudinal struts.
Rack and pinion.
Dunlop discs and callipers. Inboard at rear on the transmission housing. Independent hydraulic circuits.
Front 5.00x15î, rear 6.50x15î. Dunlop.
Cast in light alloy. Front 6.50x15î. Rear 8.00x15î.
1,330 mm / 1,358 mm.
Weight with water and oil
Fuel tank (litres)
121(2 side tanks). Petrol: NO 98/100.
18 Volt ìSafaî.
Aluminium single-seater body.