2005 Pescarolo Courage C60 Hyrbid

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Text copyright Michael J. Fuller
For 2005 Pescarolo evolved his stalwart C60 chassis to comply with the 2005 "hybrid" LMP1 aerodynamic regulations.
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2005 Pescarolo Courage C60 Hybrid Judd Specifications
Designer: Paolo Catone (original C60) and
Andre de Cortanze
Layout: Mid-engine, rear-wheel drive
Monocoque: Carbon fiber and aluminum honeycomb monocoque
Engine: Judd V10, normally aspirated, 72 degree cylinder angle, 4 valves per cylinder breathing through twin 32.7 mm restrictors
Displacement: 4997 cc
Horsepower: 630 bhp @ 7800 rpm
Torque: 454 lb-ft.@ 7000 rpm
Gearbox: X-Trac 6-speed sequential
Steering: Rack and pinion
Suspension: Double wishbones, pushrods, horizontally located Dynamic spring damper units
Brakes: Carbone Industries discs and pads, Alcon 6-piston calipers 
Tires: Michelin
Length: 4428 mm
Width: 2000 mm
Wheelbase: 2809 mm
Front Overhang: 869 mm
Rear Overhang: 750 mm
Weight: 904.5 kgs. (2005 Le Mans average)
Tank capacity: 90 liters
Pescarolo Courage C60 in Action
 
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