1985 Nissan R85V


1985 Nissan R85V

1985 Nissan R85V

In the 1986 Le Mans, the Nissan (NISMO) team entered a pair of Group C cars. Sadly, the top Japanese machine in the qualifier, the #23 Nissan R86V Nichira (K. Hoshino, K. Matsumoto, A. Suzuki), was forced to retire. However, the #23 Nissan R85V Amada (Masahiro Hasemi, T. Wada, J. Weaver) attracted attention when it came in 16th overall in its debut race.

In Detail

typeRacing Car
built atEngland
engineVG30T/C V6
valvetrainDOHC
displacement2966 cc / 181.0 in³
power507.1 kw / 680 bhp @ 8000 rpm
specific output229.27 bhp per litre
bhp/weight772.73 bhp per tonne
torque686 nm / 506.0 ft lbs @ 5500 rpm
front tires325/625-415
rear tires350/700-415
f suspensionDouble Wishbones
r suspensionRocking Arms
curb weight880 kg / 1940 lbs
wheelbase2670 mm / 105.1 in
front track1575 mm / 62.0 in
rear track1229 mm / 48.4 in
length4794 mm / 188.7 in
width1994 mm / 78.5 in
height1069 mm / 42.1 in
transmissionMarch 85T 5-Speed