SPECIFICATIONS OF THE 1998 BRITTEN V1000 ENGINE

 

Water cooled 999cc 60 deg V-Twin quad cam 4 stroke.

4 valves per cylinder, belt driven.

Compression ratio 11.3 : 1.

Bore x stroke 98.9mm x 65mm.

Piston, flat top slipper.

Titanium conrods with oil feed to little end.

Titanium valves Inlet Ø40mm Exhaust Ø33mm.

Wet cast iron cylinder sleeves./ opt silicon carbide coated alloy sleeves.

Composite head gaskets.

Back torque dry clutch.

Wet sump. Oil feeds to bigends, gudgon, camshaft lobes & gearbox shafts.

Programmable engine management computer with history facility.

Fuel injection - sequential, 2 injectors per cylinder.


  TRANSMISSION

Gearbox, 5 speed constant mesh / opt 6 speed.

Primary ratio 1.97.

Gear ratios 1st 2.5, 2nd 1.77, 3rd 1.38, 4th 1.125, 5th 0.961.


 

Fully stressed engine with ducted under-seat radiator. Top chassis, girder & swing arm all constructed in carbon/kevlar composites.

Front Suspension: double wishbones with girder.

Rear Suspension: swing arm with adjustable three bar linkage.

Shock Absorbers: Ohlins

Rake: adjustable

Trail: adjustable

Front Wheel: 3.5" x 17" in-house carbon composite

Rear Wheel: 6.0" x 17" in-house carbon composite

Front Brakes: Twin 320mm cast iron rotors with opposed 4-piston Brembo callipers

Rear Brakes: 210mm rotor with opposed piston Brembo calliper


 DIMENSIONS

Wheel base 1420mm

Weight 138kg

Fuel Tank Capacity 24 litres


 

166 HP @ 11,800 RPM

Maximum safe engine speed 12500rpm

Maximum speed 303 km/h

 

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