Cunningham C5R group S (1953)

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1 unit built
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Analytical specifications and drawings

V8 (90o) cylinder
5425cc capacity
OHV with 2 valves per cylinder
Natural aspiration with 4 x dual-throat downdraft Zenith DD carburetors
Power output, 300 HP / 5200 rpm

5 speed manual gearbox
final drive, 3.36/1
dry single plate clutch, 280mm diameter
steel tubular frame chassis, aluminium bodyshell
Front suspension unequal length A-arms, coil springs, tubular shock absorbers
Rear suspension live axle, coil springs, tubular shock absorbers
330mm diameter drum brakes all-round
Length 4166 mm (164 in)
width 1626 mm (64 in)
height 1016 mm (40 in)
Wheelbase 2540 mm (100 in)
Track (fr/r) 1372 mm (54 in) / 1372 mm (54 in)

Results in WSCC

Car entry, chassis number Car number/ result
Sebring Mille Miglia Le Mans Spa Nurb Tourist Trophy Carrera Pan
Team 12h 1600km 24h 24h 1000km
Briggs S. Cunningham, R5319 #2, 3rd
Total points
Works Starts/finishes 1/1 1/1
Drivers Team entries and car number
Briggs S. Cunningham
Phil Walters 2
John Fitch 2

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