The Chevron B36 was a prototype sports car which was developed by Chevron Cars in 1976. The car was in use in sports car racing until 1987.

Development history

The B36 was designed for the 2-litre class of racing and was a conventional racing car without any major innovations. The possibility to use four different engine types was given. The first chassis to be delivered had a 2-litre 4-cylinder Chrysler-Simca ROC engine. In further cars, the 4-cylinder Cosworth BDA engine, a rotary engine from Mazda, the BMW M12 4-cylinder engine, a 2-litre Ford engine and a 4-cylinder engine from Hard Racing Engines were installed. Some larger engines were used such as the one in Frenchman José Thibault's car which had a  3-liter 6-cylinder PRV engine. This was because it was entered in th 1987 the 24-hour race of Le Mans. 

The car Thibault havd was a special copy. It was the only B36 with a closed body, all the other B36s were open Spyders. Special features of the B36 were the paneled front and rear wheels.


Between 1976 and 1987, B36s were entered in 164 races with more than 60% of the races ending in a win.