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

type Racing Car
built at England
engine VG30T/C V6
valvetrain DOHC
displacement 2966 cc / 181.0 in³
power 507.1 kw / 680 bhp @ 8000 rpm
specific output 229.27 bhp per litre
bhp/weight 772.73 bhp per tonne
torque 686 nm / 506.0 ft lbs @ 5500 rpm
front tires 325/625-415
rear tires 350/700-415
f suspension Double Wishbones
r suspension Rocking Arms
curb weight 880 kg / 1940 lbs
wheelbase 2670 mm / 105.1 in
front track 1575 mm / 62.0 in
rear track 1229 mm / 48.4 in
length 4794 mm / 188.7 in
width 1994 mm / 78.5 in
height 1069 mm / 42.1 in
transmission March 85T 5-Speed