Nissan R89C group C1 (1989)
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Specifications

4 units built
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Nissan VRH35, V8 (90o) cyl, 4 stroke, petrol engine
3496cc, 85 x 77 mm
8.5:1
800 bhp / 597 KW @ 7600 rpm
784 Nm / 578 ft lbs @ 5600 rpm
magnesium alloy block, aluminium alloy head
forged steel crankshaft with 5 main bearings
DOHC, 4 Valves/cylinder - 32 valves total
aspiration, 2 x IHI turbochargers, multipoint electronic fuel injection
Engine Management: ECCS-R-NDIS
firing order 1 - 8 - 7 - 3 - 6 - 5 - 4 - 2
dry sump

Hewland VGC, 5 speed Manual gearbox
Kevlar and carbon fibre monocoque chassis
uspension (fr/r) double wishbones, push-rod actuated coil springs and Koni adjustable shock absorbers
rack and pinion
ventilated disks 356mm disk diameter with 4 piston calipers all around
Length 4800 mm (189.0 in)
Width 1990 mm (78.3 in)
Height 1100 mm (43.3 in)
Wheelbase 2794 mm (110.0 in)
Track (fr/r) 1600 mm (63 in) / 1560 mm (61.4 in)
wheels, front 13Jx17", rear 15Jx17"
tires, front 275/625-17" or 300/640R-17", rear 330/700-17" or 350/725R-18"
980kg


Results in WSCC

Season
Car entry, chassis number Car number/ result
Suzuka Dijon Jarama Brands Hatch Nurbur Donington Spa Mexico
Team 480km 480km 480km 480km 480km 480km 480km 480km
Nissan Motorsports International, R89C-01 #23, 15th #23T, acci dent #23T, spare car #23T, spare car #23, 3rd
Nissan Motorsports International, R89C-04 #23T, spare car #23, 8th #23, spare car #23, fuel #23, 3rd #23, 12th
Total points
19
3 8 8
Statistics
Works Starts/finishes 7/5 1/1 1/1 1/0 1/0 1/1 1/1 1/1
Driver Team entries and car number
Nissan Motorsports International
Julian Bailey 23, 23T 23 23, 23T 23, 23T 23 23 23
Mark Blundell 23, 23T 23 23, 23T 23 23
Andrew Gilbert-Scott 23, 23T 23, 23T

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