Vauxhall HC Viva Magnum 2300 group 2 (1972)
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Also Called Vauxhall Firenza 2300 and Vauxhall Magnum Coupe

Specifications

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Homologation number: 5476 (HC Viva Firenza), 1649 (HC Viva), 5564 (HC Viva) and 5565 (Magnum)
Homologation start: 1/7/1972 (HC Viva Firenza), 1/2/1973 (HC Viva), 1/4/1974 (HC Viva and Magnum)

Vauxhall Slant-4 Lotus 904, straight 4 cyl, 4 stroke, petrol engine, inclined at 45o
2279cc, 97.5 x 76.2 mm
170-190 HP
cast iron block and head
single overhead camshaft (SOHC), 2 valves / cyl - 8 valves total
aspiration, natural with 2 x Weber 48 DCOE or 2 x Dell'Orto 48 DHLA (Firenza, Magnum) carburetors
watercooled
wet sump
Getrag, 5 speed manual gearbox
final drive, 4.7/1, strengthened 4HA rear axle
1040kg


Results in WRC

Races

Works team: Dealer Team Vauxhall

Season

Vauxhall Firenza
Entry Rally event
Driver
Codriver
Team M.C SVE KEN MAR GRE A S.R USA RAC
Entry list
Chris Coburn (group 1)
Rodney Spokes
works 33rd
Barry Williams
Don Barrow
works dnf
David Thompson
Maurice Isley
35th
Pip Dale (group 1)
Richard Stark
45th
Peter Thompson
Ken Forster
49th
Will Sparrow
Nigel Raeburn
shock absorber
Ron Shipp
Dave Whiteley
dnf
Arthur Jasper
Stewart Parker
dnf
Statistics
Others starts/finishes 8/4 8/4

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Will Sparrow in RAC '75
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Will Sparrow in RAC '75
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Vauxhall Viva Vauxhall Magnum
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Front subframe
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Front suspension
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Front suspension
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Rear suspension

Drawings

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