1990 Nissan R90CK

A total of five R90CP/CK cars took part in the 1990 Le Mans race, entered by teams from Japan, the US, and Britain. The NPTI team, which contested the US IMSA Series, ran a pair of R90CKs. When the results were in, No.83 had come in 4th in the qualifier but retired in the final race, while No.84 (B. Earl, M. Roe, S. Millen) was 25th in the qualifier and 17th in the main event.

In Detail

typeRacing Car
built atEngland
coachbuilderNissan Motorsports Europe
engineVRH35Z V8
valvetrainDOHC
displacement3486 cc / 212.7 in³
power596.6 kw / 800 bhp @ 7600 rpm
specific output229.49 bhp per litre
torque784 nm / 578.2 ft lbs @ 5600 rpm
front tires25.5×12.0x17
rear tires28.5×14.5×18
front brakesDiscs w/4-Pot Calipers
rear brakesDiscs w/4-Pot Calipers
front wheelsF 43.2 x 8.9 cm / 17 x 3.5 in
rear wheelsR 45.7 x 38.1 cm / 18 x 15 in
f suspensionDouble Wishbones
r suspensionDouble Wishbones
wheelbase2749 mm / 108.2 in
front track1600 mm / 63.0 in
rear track1560 mm / 61.4 in
length4780 mm / 188.2 in
width1990 mm / 78.3 in
height1100 mm / 43.3 in
transmissionVGC (5-speed)