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Modified Ford 105E OHV Family
TypeYearSizeOutputDescription
Mk I 1959997cc--Experimental, unsold, tried out Duckworth's radical cam design ideas
Mk II 1960997cc75 Bhp.First Cosworth production engine, Formula Junior, A2 cam, initiated Lotus connection
Mk III 1960997cc85-90 Bhp.Formula Junior engine, A3 cam, stronger bottom end, optional dry sump
Mk IV 19611098cc90-95 Bhp.Formula Junior, bored out Mk III
Mk V 19621340cc80 Bhp.First road car engine, lightly modified 109E for Lotus Seven
Mk VI 19621340cc105 Bhp.Mk V racing version, very few made as displacement not suitable for any racing formula
Mk VII 19621475cc120 Bhp.Bored out Mk VI to get closer to 1.5 Litre class limit, still 3 main
Mk VIII 19631498cc90 Bhp.Similar to Mk V but bassed on 5 main 116E, many sold, used in Lotus Seven
Mk IX 19631498cc120-125 Bhp.Racing version of Mk VIII
Mk X 19631498cc--One-off experimental version of Lotus twincam
Mk XI 19631098cc100-110 Bhp.Updated Formula Junior engine, made magic 100 bhp/litre, big seller, 109E block
Mk XII 19631594cc140 Bhp.Racing version of Lotus twincam, dry sump, stock rods and crank
Mk XIII 19631594cc140 Bhp.Formula B racing twincam, upgraded Mk XII with steel rods and crank
Mk XIV 19631498cc100 Bhp.Developed Mk VIII for Lotus Seven
Mk XV 19631594cc140 Bhp.Racing twincam, wet sumped for Cortina, close to XIII
Mk XVI 19631498cc140 Bhp.Racing twincam, spec of Mk XIII for 1.5 litre limit
Mk XVII 19641098cc120 Bhp.Modified Junior engine with downdraft inlets brazed onto cast iron head, few made
MAE 1965997cc100 Bhp.Formula 3 engine, single downdraft, many sold as kits

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Single Overhead Cam SCA Family
TypeYearSizeOutputDescription
SCA1964997cc115-140 Bhp.Formula 2, first Cosworth designed head, aluminum, 116E block, 5 main
SCB19641498cc175 Bhp.Experimental only
SCC19651098cc135 Bhp.Bored out SCA for North American Sports Car racing, Many SCAs conveted to SCCs, chain drive cam

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Twin Cam, 16 Valve FVA Family
TypeYearSizeOutputDescription
FVA19661598cc218 Bhp.Formula 2, first Cosworth four-valve narrow angle head, 5 main 116E block, gear drive cams, won every championship 1967-71
FVB19671500cc200 Bhp.Experimental version of FVA to aid DFV development
FVC19691790cc235 Bhp.Long-stroke FVA for Under 2 litre sports cars, won championship twice
FVD19751975cc275 Bhp.Experimental, used BDG bore/stroke

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DFV V-8 Family
TypeYearSizeOutputDescription
DFV19672993cc405Bhp.The most successful GP engine of all time, 155 victories 1967-83, the first engine completely designed by Cosworth
DFW19682491cc358 Bhp.Short stroke DFV for Lotus in the Tasman, engines converted back to DFVs
DFX19752645cc840 Bhp.Short stroke Indy turbo engine, boost limited to 80 in.
"1986"700 Bhp.Rules reduced boost to 48 in., the most successful Indy engine of the 80s
DFL19813955cc540Bhp.Group C endurance version, larger bore and stroke
"19813298cc490 Bhp.short stroke DFL for C2 cars
DFV19822993cc500 Bhp.Short Stroke DFV, DFL bore, better power for F1
DFY19822993cc500-520 Bhp.Further development of short stroke DFV with narrower valve angle heads, F1 only
DFV (F3000)19862993cc420 Bhp.Special for Formula 3000, rev limited to 9000
DFZ19873495cc560 Bhp.Post turbo-era F1 3.5 aspro
DFR19883495cc595+ Bhp.Fully updated F1 DFZ, new heads, Benneton for '88, widely used '89
DFS1988-892645ccno specModernized DFX for CART/Indy using DFR experience

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Twin Cam, Four Valve BDA Family
TypeYearSizeOutputDescription
BDA19691601cc120 Bhp.Belt Drive layout similar to FVA on taller Kent block
BDB19701700cc200 Bhp.Escort RS1600 rally engine, sold as kits
BDC19701700cc230 Bhp.Injected BDB for Group 2 Escort RS1600, also kits
BDD19711600cc200 Bhp.Definitive Formula Atlantic Motor, also kits
BDE19721790cc245 Bhp.Formula 2 first stretch to 2 litre rules, bigger bore, injection
BDF19721927cc270 Bhp.Formula 2 next stretch, liners brazed in to cast iron block, very successful
BDG19731975cc275 Bhp.Formula 2 and rally, development of BDF, later with aluminum block
BDH19731300cc190 Bhp.Group 2 Sports cars, shorter stroke on shorter block
BDJ19741098cc150 Bhp.Formula C, short stroke version for SCCA
BDKnone----reseved for forgotten project
BDL ???experimental turbo
BDM19751599cc225 Bhp.Formula Atlantic, big valve, injected BDD
BDN19771600cc210 Bhp.Formula Atlantic, Canadian Atlantic sealed motors this year only, sold as kits
BDOnone----not allocated
BDP19841975cc245 Bhp.Sprint car, aluminum block, BDG bore/stroke, injected, methanol
BDQnone----not allocated
BDR19831601cc120 Bhp.BDA kits for Caterham Super Sevens, also 1.7 litre and 150, 170 Bhp.
BDT19811778cc200 Bhp.RS1700T turbo, aluminum block, kits for JQF
"19811803cc250 Bhp.RS200 BDT units redesigned, rebuilt, and enlarged
BDT-E19862137cc500 Bhp.Evolution BDT by Brian Hart, Ltd.

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YB Series Ford Sierra Engine
TypeYearSizeOutputDescription
YAA19841993cc?In-house project, 16 vaslve, twin cam belt drive on Pinto block for small manufacturers, 3 built
YBA19841993cc200 Bhp.Prototype YBB, 10 built
YBB19851993cc204 Bhp.Turbo YAA commissioned by Ford for Sierra RS Cosworth, 5000 built for homologation
YBC19861993cc280-300Bhp.Group A rally engine
YBD19871993cc225 Bhp.Evolution YBB used in Sierra RS500, more turbo, 8 injectors, 500 Bhp in race tune
YBE19871993cc--Ford Undustrial Customer Engine, non-Cosworth covers, used in Panther Solo
YBF19871993cc400+ Bhp.Race version of YBD
YBG19891993cc207 Bhp.U.S. emmissions capable model
YBH1989----not yet disclosed
YBJ19891993cc207 Bhp.Similar to YBG, emmissions engine

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Other Engines
TypeYearSizeOutputDescription
EAA19721995cc275 Bhp.Chevolet Vega, Formula 2 and Sports Cars, only successful in latter, used Vega alloy block, head similar to BD series, belt drive, productionized and built by Chevy in 122 BHP for for Cosworth Vega of the 70s
GAA19733412cc440 Bhp.Ford "Essex" V6 Race Engine, Capri/Granada block, 4 valve twincam belt drive heads, Group 2 touring and Formula 5000, 100 kits sold by Ford Motorsports
JAA1974750cc65 Bhp.Norton-Villiers parallel twin Motorcycle Engine, DFV-like head layout, patron hit trouble and only 30 built
JBB1975750cc95-110 Bhp.Racing Version of JAA, later injected
KAA19782410cc240-275 Bhp.Opel Ascona 400/Manta 400, used Opel Diesel block, 16 valve twincam for Group 4, injected for road at 140 Bhp, Webers for competition
OAA19791600cc170 Bhp.Formula SuperVee engine, based on single overhead cam Golf
WAA19842297cc187 Bhp.Mercedes-Benz, twincam conversion on M102 4 cylinder, originally for competition, then for road use in 190E 2.3-16
WAB19882498cc195 Bhp.Mercedes, increased displacement for '89 model year
WAC19892490cc330 Bhp.Mercedes, Group A short stroke '89 touring car racing
GBA1986-871497cc750-1000 Bhp.Formula 1, Turbo V6 Ford, Benetton get 1000 Bhp with fuel in '87
DBA19873000cc370 Bhp.GM-Pontiac, Cosworth 4 valve twincam head on production block, chain drive cams, kits
KBA19871998cc156 Bhp.Vauxhall-Opel, 16 valve twincam conversion of midrange engine, fitted to many models
HB19893500cc600+ Bhp.Formula 1, 75 degree V8 for Benetton '89 and customers
This index has been put together from a variety of sources to whom we are grateful.
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