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TYRRELL - FORMULA ONE CARS


TYRRELL 008 - 1978

TECHNICAL DATA AND PHOTOS



Category: Formula One (F1)
Country of origin: Great Britain
Constructor: Tyrrell Racing Organisation
Designer: Maurice Phillippe
Numbers built: 5
Year of production: 1978
Debut: 1978 Argentine Grand Prix

ENGINE:
Location: Mid, longitudinally mounted
Model: Ford Cosworth DFV
Type: 90 V8, Naturally aspirated
Construction: aluminium block and head
Power: 362 kW (485 bhp) at 10,600 rpm
Number of cylinders: 8
Bore: 85.7 mm (3.4 in)
Stroke: 64.8 mm (2.6 in)
Cilinder displacement: 374.12 cm3
Engine displacement: 2 993 cm3 (182.6 cu in)
BHP/Liter: 162 bhp / liter Valvetrain: 4 valves / cylinder, DOHC
Fuel feed: Lucas Fuel Injection

Fuel: Elf

Traction: rear wheel drive

Transmission:
Model: Hewland FGA 400
Type: manual
Number of speed: 6

Brakes: ventilated discs, all-round

Number of axles: 2
Number of wheels: 4

Wheelbase: 2 700 mm (106,3 in)

Track:
Front: 1 626 mm (64 in)
Rear: 1 524 mm (60 in)

Weight: 578 kg (1,274 lb) - 590 kg (1,300 lb)

Power to weight: 0.84 bhp / kg

Tyres: Goodyear

Chassis: aluminium monocoque

Suspension:
Front: double wishbones, coil springs
Rear: double wishbones, coil springs

Steering: rack-and-pinion

Notable drivers: Didier Pironi, Patrick Depailler


The engine of the Tyrrell 008 Formula One race car.
The engine of the Tyrrell 008 Formula One race car.
The Cosworth DFV F1 V8 engine (2993cc) installed in the back of a Tyrrell 008 car.
Taken on: 27 July 2007
Author of the photo: John Chapman (Pyrope)
License : (CC BY-SA 3.0)


A Tyrrell 008 sits in the paddock at Silverstone Circuit, with much of its bodywork removed, during the Silverstone Classic race meeting, July 2007.
A Tyrrell 008 sits in the paddock at Silverstone Circuit, with much of its bodywork removed, during the Silverstone Classic race meeting, July 2007.
Taken on: 27 July 2007
Author of the photo: John Chapman (Pyrope)
License : (CC BY-SA 3.0)


Tyrrell 008 Formula One race car.
The Tyrrell 008 Formula One race car.
The Tyrrell 008 Formula One car being driven at the Silverstone Classic meeting in 2007.
Taken on: 29 July 2007, 14:24
Author of the photo: Darren
License : (CC BY 2.0)


Tyrrell 008 Formula One race car.
The Tyrrell 008 Formula One race car.
The Tyrrell 008 at the 2008 Silverstone Classic race meeting.
Taken on: 26 July 2008, 14:01
Author of the photo: Russell Whitworth
License : (CC BY-SA 2.0)




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