Video: Behind the Scenes with the Cosworth DFV

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Jim Clark in the Ford Cosworth DFV-powered Lotus 49 during the 1967 Mexican Grand Prix. Pole position, fastest lap and the win. Thanks to the Cahier Archive.

“Every firing stroke, of which there are 92 per cylinder per second, is a force of about seven tonnes on the piston.”

Enjoy this fascinating behind the scenes look into one of Formula 1’s most competitive, ubiquitous and enduring engine designs – the Cosworth DFV V8.

Originally developed for Team Lotus, where Colin Chapman integrated it, literally,...