BMW V12 LM (1998)

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Engine
Configuration S70/3 60º V12
Location Mid, longitudinally mounted
Weight 145 kilo / 319.7 lbs
Construction alloy block and head
Displacement 5,990 cc / 365.5 cu in
Bore / Stroke 86.0 mm (3.4 in) / 85.9 mm (3.4 in)
Compression 11.0:1
Valvetrain 4 valves / cylinder, DOHC
Fuel feed Fuel Injection
Lubrication Dry sump
Aspiration Naturally Aspirated
Power 550 bhp / 410 kW @ 6,500 rpm
Torque 670 Nm / 494 ft lbs @ 4,500 rpm
BHP/Liter 92 bhp / liter

 

Drivetrain
Chassis carbon-fibre composite and aluminium honeycomb monocoque
Suspension (fr/r) double wishbones, push-rod actuated coil springs and dampers, anti-roll bar
Steering rack-and-pinion
Brakes (fr/r) AP carbon ceramic discs
Gearbox XTrac 6 speed Sequential
Drive Rear wheel drive

 

Dimensions
Weight 900 kilo / 1,984 lbs
Wheelbase / Track (fr/r) 2,790 mm (109.8 in) / 1,641 mm (64.6 in) / 1,596 mm (62.8 in)
Fuel tank 80 Litre (21.1 Gallon US / 17.6 Gallon Imperial)
Tyres (fr/r) Michelin 320/65 - 18 / 360/71 - 18

 

Performance figures
Power to weight 0.61 bhp / kg

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