Cooper Type 39 ‘Bobtail’ 

  • 1959
 
The first Bobtails were built with the 1100cc Coventry Climax FWA engine, but later cars in the series received the FWB, 1500cc unit.
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In 1955 Cooper introduced their mid-engine Type 39 ‘Bobtail’ two years before their similar F1 effort.
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Data points Key details of the Cooper Type 39 ‘Bobtail’

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Cooper Type 39 ‘Bobtail’

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Chassis details were similar to Cooper Formula Junior cars with integral brake drums in wheels, transverse leaf spring suspension and a centre-mounted driving position.
In 1955 Cooper introduced their mid-engine Type 39 ‘Bobtail’ two years before their similar F1 effort.

Specifications Full list of technical specs

general

Brand Cooper
Year 1959

transmission

Gearing Traditional

suspension, wheels & brakes

Front brakes Disc
Rear brakes Disc

power & handling

Steering system Rack and pinion

engine

Fuels Gas
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