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 by Richard Owen
engine Inline-4
position Front Longitudinal
valvetrain DOHC 4 Valves / Cyl
displacement 7598 cc / 463.7 in³
bore 110 mm / 4.33 in
stroke 200 mm / 7.87 in
power 96.9 kw / 129.9 bhp @ 2250 rpm
specific output 17.1 bhp per litre
bhp/weight bhp per tonne
body / frame Pressed Steel
driven wheels RWD
front tires 895×135
rear tires 875×120
front brakes None
f brake size mm / in
rear brakes Drums
r brake size x 457 mm / x 18 in
f suspension Semi-Elliptic Springs
r suspension Semi-Elliptic Springs
curb weight 895 kg / 1973 lbs
wheelbase 2769 mm / 109.0 in
front track 1118 mm / 44.0 in
rear track 1118 mm / 44.0 in
transmission 4-Speed Manual
gear ratios 4.7:1, 3.5:1, 2.6:1, 2.3:1, :1
top speed ~164.2 kph / 102.0 mph