Engine: B.R.M. 16 cylinders in H-formation as two horizontally-opposed eight cylinders one above the other: four camshafts on each side of the engine; bore and stroke 68.95/48.89 mm. (2,999 c.c.); Lucas port fuel injection; Lucas transistor ignition; one 10 mm. sparking plug per cylinder; 400 b.h.p. at 10,000 r.p.m. on 98/100 Esso petrol.
Gearbox: B.R.M. 6-speed and reverse in unit with final drive.
Brakes: Discs, all hub mounted.
Wheels: 15 in. diameter.
Tyres: 15in front and rear.
Dimensions: Wheelbase: 96 in. Track: front, 60 in.; rear. 60 in.
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