Specification 312 B




First Race: South African Grand Prix of 7.3.1970
Engine type:
Type 001. Rear-mounted. 12 cylinders in 180 V. Light alloy cylinder block and head, press-fitted aluminium wet cylinder liners, 112 mm connecting rod, water cooled.
Bore & Stroke:
78.5 x 51.5 mm
Unitary and total capacity: 249.25 cc / 2991.01 cc
Compression Ratio: 11.5:1
Max. Power Output: 450 bhp at 12000 rpm
Valve actuation: Twin overhead camshafts per bank, four valves per cylinder
Timing gear:
4 valves per cylinder, 2 overhead camshafts per bank of cylinders, rear geared drive.
Fuel Feed: Lucas indirect injection
Ignition: single spark plug per cylinder, coil and Dinoplex
Lubrication System: Dry sump
Wheel drive: Rear
Clutch: Multi-plate
5-speed + reverse
Chassis: Semi-monocoque, tubular steel chassis with riveted aluminium panels, engine a semi-stressed member
Front Suspension:
Independent, unequal-length wishbones, inboard coil springs over telescopic shock absorbers, anti-roll bar
Rear Suspension:
Independent, upper lever arm, reversed lower wishbone, twin radius arms, coil springs over telescopic shock absorbers,anti-roll bar
Brakes: Discs
Steering: Rack and pinion
Length: 4,020 mm
Width: 742 mm
Height: 956 mm
Wheelbase 2,385 mm 
Front Track: 1,565 mm
Rear Track: 1,575 mm
Kerb Weight (with water and oil): 534 kg
Front Tyres: 9-22-13" , Firestone
Rear Tyres: 12.5-26-15", Firestone
Fuel Tank: 240 litres,
Bodywork: Formula 1 single-seater
Top Speed: 310 Km/h



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