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  Lotus 58 Cosworth
 

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Country of origin:Great Britain
Produced in:1968
Numbers built:1
Author:Wouter Melissen
Last updated:Before December 1st, 2004
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Engine
Configuration Ford Cosworth FVA Straight 4
Location Mid, longitudinally mounted
Displacement 1,598 cc / 97.5 cu in
Valvetrain 4 valves / cylinder, DOHC
Fuel feed Fuel Injection
Aspiration Naturally Aspirated
Power 225 bhp / 168 KW
BHP/Liter 141 bhp / liter

Drivetrain
Chassis steel monocoque
Suspension (fr/r) DeDion axle, twin radius rods, coil springs over dampers
Steering rack-and-pinion
Brakes ventilated discs, all-round
Gearbox ZF 5 speed Manual
Drive Rear wheel drive

Dimensions
Weight 431 kilo / 950 lbs
Length / Width / Height 3,861 mm (152 in) / 1,778 mm (70 in) / 787 mm (31 in)
Wheelbase / Track (fr/r) 2,438 mm (96 in) / 1,270 mm (50 in) / 1,372 mm (54 in)

Performance figures
Power to weight 0.52 bhp / kg

Resources
Suggested reading
  • The Lotus Book S2, by William Taylor
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