Renault 8 Gordini R1135 group 2 (1967)
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Specifications

5,188 units built
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Group/Class 2 Homologation number: 1456
Years active 1967-1973 Homologation start: 1/1/1967
Engine
Type Renault Cleon-Fonte Type "C" 812, straight 4 cyl, 4 stroke, petrol engine located rear longitudinal, overhang back
Capacity 1255 cc WRC: 1255 cc
Bore x Stroke (mm) 74.5 x 72.0
Compression ratio 10.5:1
Output power - torgue 110 hp @ 6750 rpm 11,9 kgm @ 5000 rpm
Main bearings 5 of 46mm diameter, 44mm big end journals diameter aluminium piston with 43.4mm Compression Height, rings 1.75/2/4mm, piston pin D20x63mm
Materials block: cast iron, Liner utside diameter down: 80,0mm. Outside diameter above: 89,75mm. Height totally: 128,0mm. cylinderhead: aluminium alloy
Cams/valves side camshaft with overhead valves (OHV), chain driven 2 valves / cyl - 8 valves total, 35 mm inlet valve diameter, 32.6 mm exhaust valve diameter
Aspiration natural with 2 x Weber 40 DCOE or 2 x Solex 40 PHH carburetors
Ignition ignition bobine / distributor, alternator 12 V, Firing order 1-3-4-2
Cooling system jacketed watercooled 7.5 lt water capacity
Lubrication system wet sump 4 lt oil capacity
Transmission
Type front wheel drive 5 speed manual gearbox
Gearbox ratios 1st: 3.61/1 (47/13)
2nd: 2.37/1 (45/19)
3rd: 1.70/1 (39/23)
4th: 1.30/1 (35/27)
5th: 1.03/1 (32/31)
R: 3.08/1 (40/13)
1st: 2.87/1 (43/15)
2nd: 2.15/1 (43/20)
3rd: 1.62/1 (39/24)
4th: 1.20/1 (35/29)
R: 3.08/1 (40/13)
1st: 3.61/1 (47/13)
2nd: 2.50/1 (45/18)
3rd: 1.91/1 (42/22)
4th: 1.48/1 (37/25)
5th: 1.03/1 (32/31) or 1.14/1 (33/29)
R: 3.08/1 (40/13)
1st: 3.61/1 (47/13)
2nd: 2.25/1 (45/20)
3rd: 1.48/1 (37/25)
4th: 1.03/1 (32/31)
R: 3.08/1 (40/13)
Diffrential ratio 4.125/1 (33/8), 4.38/1 (35/8), 4.57/1 (32/7), 3.78/1 (34/9) bevel gear limited slip rear differential
Clutch dry single disc clutch, 183.5 mm diameter
Chassis-body
Type steel monocoque chassis with roll-cage. 2 door salon polyester bodybodyshell with steel front and rear bumbers
Front suspension superposed triangles, coil springs, telescopic hydraulic shock absorbers, anti-roll bar
Rear suspension semi trailing arms with double telescopic hydraulic shock absorbers
Steering system rack and pinion 2.5 or 3.2 turns lock to lock
Brakes front/rear solid disks 261mm diameter with 1 piston caliper, 38mm front piston diameter, 32mm rear piston diameter dual circuit with vacuum servo
Dimensions
length: 3.995 m (157.0") width: 1.490 m (58.8") height: 1.320 m (52.0")
wheelbase: 2270 mm (89.4") front track: 1270 mm (50.0")
1320 mm (52.0")
rear track: 1275 mm (50.2")
1325 mm (52.2")
Rims - tires GT aluminium alloy, 4.5" or 5" x 13" or 14" or 15" 155R13"
Weight 800-855 kg
Fuel tank 38+25 or 76 lt

Results in WRC

Races

Season
Entry Rally event
Driver
Codriver
Team M.C SVE
Entry list
S.R KEN A GRE RAC
entry list
Christo Swanepoel
Gustav Crous
15th
Jorma Lusenius
Seppo Halme
gear box
Gunnar Juvberget
Rolf Sleperud
dnf
Christo Swanepoel
Gustav Crous
dnf*
Per-Arthur Bakke
Arilo Antonsen
dnf
Fara
Allegretsi
dnf
D'Angelo
Carmio
dnf
Bianchi
Mathieu
dnf
Lagniez
Marc
dnf
King
Marlow
dnf
Howel
Le Gouz de St Sene
dnf
Jovica Palikovic
Nenad Juranic
dnf
Lennart Clipp
Lars Clipptill
dnf
Benetti
Gio Viglino
12th
Gerhard Caviola
Theodor Pinter
1. Car Team dnf
Walter Wieltschnig
Gerd Sommerhuber
Bosch Racing Team Wien dnf
Statistics
Others starts/finishes 15/2 11/1 1/0 1/1 2/0

*Group 1 entries


Article from 4Τ 329, 2/1998

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