Brands Hatch, 16 July 1978: Carlos Reutemann, winner of the British Grand Prix
Formula 1 racing car.
Years of activity
South African Grand Prix of 4.3.1978.
Type 015. 12 cylinders in 180° V, rear-mounted. Light alloy cylinder block and head, press-fitted aluminium cylinder liners, 112 mm connecting rod. Water cooled.
Bore and stroke
80 x 49.6 mm.
Unitary and total capacity
249.3168 / 2,991.801 cc.
Max. power output
510 bhp at 12,200 rpm.
4 valves per cylinder, 2 camshafts per bank of cylinders, gear drive at rear.
Lucas indirect injection.
Single. Coil-ignition and Marelli Dinoplex electronic capacitive discharge.
Pressurised. Dry sump.
Rear. Borg & Beck multi-plate clutch. 020 gearbox with 5 speeds + reverse, transverse in block with self-locking differential.
Variable depending on racing circuit.
Type 020. Stress-bearing body: aluminium panels riveted to light alloy structure with various sections and cast light alloy supports.
Double wishbone: double triangles, inboard spring/ dampers units.
Double wishbone: upper arm, lower trapezium and 1 central strut.
Rack and pinion.
Lockheed callipers and Brembo ventilated cast iron discs. Inboard at rear on differential.
Front 24/55-13î, rear 40/65-13î. Michelin.
Light alloy multipiece. Front 11x13î, rear 19x13î.
1,620 mm / 1,585 mm.
Weight with water and oil
200 litres. 2 side and 1 central tanks. Petrol NO 98/100.
Single-seater body in composite materials and aluminium.