1912 Peugeot L76 Grand Prix

The peugeot L76 was a highly successful race car. The L76 won both the 1912 French Grand Prix and the Indianapolis 500. This car was also one of the first race cars to utilize 4 valves per cylinder driven by dual overhead camshafts.
1912 Peugeot L76 Grand Prix

In Detail

submitted byRichard Owen
engineInline-4
positionFront Longitudinal
valvetrainDOHC 4 Valves / Cyl
displacement7598 cc / 463.7 in³
bore110 mm / 4.33 in
stroke200 mm / 7.87 in
power96.9 kw / 129.9 bhp @ 2250 rpm
specific output17.1 bhp per litre
bhp/weightbhp per tonne
body / framePressed Steel
driven wheelsRWD
front tires895×135
rear tires875×120
front brakesNone
f brake sizemm / in
rear brakesDrums
r brake sizex 457 mm / x 18 in
f suspensionSemi-Elliptic Springs
r suspensionSemi-Elliptic Springs
curb weight895 kg / 1973 lbs
wheelbase2769 mm / 109.0 in
front track1118 mm / 44.0 in
rear track1118 mm / 44.0 in
transmission4-Speed Manual
gear ratios4.7:1, 3.5:1, 2.6:1, 2.3:1, :1
top speed~164.2 kph / 102.0 mph