Vauxhall Chevette 2300 HS group 4 (1976)
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Specifications

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Homologation number: 649
Homologation start: 1/11/1976

Vauxhall Slant-4 Lotus 907 16V head, straight 4 cyl, 4 stroke, petrol engine, inclined at 45o
2279cc, 97.59 x 76.2mm
11.5:1
240 bhp @ 8200 rpm
249 Nm @ 6000 rpm
cast iron block, aluminium alloy Lotus 907 head
double overhead camshafts (DOHC) belt driven, 4 valves per cyl - 16 valves total
aspiration, natural with 2 x Weber 45/48 DCOE or Delorto 48 DHLA carburetors.
Ignition/Electrics: Luminition Optical trigger electronic ignition is permitted.
Dry sump
Transmission: front-engine RWD
ZF or Getrag, 5 speed manual gearbox
1st 3.37, 2nd 2.16, 3rd 1.58, 4th 1.24, 15th 1.00, rev 4.0.
final drive, 3.09/1, 3.45/1, 3.70/1, 3.77/1, 3.90/1, 4.11/1, 4.27/1, 4.55/1, 4.62/1, 4.89/1, 5.13/1, 5.28/1, 5.38/1, 5.8/1. Rear Hypoid bevel final drive, Plated LSD
Triple plate clutch assembly
steel monocoque chassis with roll-cage. 3 door hatchback bodyshell
Suspension Front: double wishbone, coil spring, anti-roll bar
Suspension Rear: Live axle, trailing radius arms, Panhard rod, torque tube, anti-roll bar
Steering: rack and pinion
Brakes
The fitting of a dual master cylinder or any other type of device providing a simultaneous action on all four wheels and divided action on two wheels is permitted providing the original brake pedal and pivot point are used.
Front Brakes: AP 4 Piston Alloy calipers. Vented discs fitted on alloy hubs. 265 x 21 or 25.4 mm Brake Disc Thickness
Rear Brakes: AP 2 Piston brake callipers. Solid or Vented discs 265mm x 11 or 21 mm Brake Disc thickness
Wheels: 6 x 13". Tyres: 205/60 LHR x 13
Length: 3942mm (155.2")
Width: 1656mm (65.2")
Wheelbase: 2392mm (94.2")
Height: 1310mm (51.6")
1000kg


Results in WRC

Races

Works team:

  • works: Dealer Team Vauxhall / Castrol
  • works1: GM Dealersport
Season
Entry Rally event
Driver
Codriver
Team MC SVE
Entry list
POR KEN GRE MAR FIN S.R TdC RAC
Will Sparrow
Rodney Spokes
works suspe nsion
David Thompson (1300 grp 2)
Simon Thompson
Harold Thompson & Sons Ltd 36th
Peter Thompson (1300 grp 2)
Alan Blackburn
Harold Thompson & Sons Ltd dnf
Statistics
Others starts/finishes 1/0 1/0

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Drawings

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