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  Lotus 76 Cosworth
 

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Country of origin:Great Britain
Produced in:1974
Numbers built:2
Predecessor:Lotus 72 Cosworth
Author:Wouter Melissen
Last updated:October 10, 2005
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Engine
Configuration Ford Cosworth DFV 90º V8
Location Mid, longitudinally mounted
Weight 168 kilo / 370.4 lbs
Construction aluminium block and head
Displacement 2,993 cc / 182.6 cu in
Bore / Stroke 85.7 mm (3.4 in) / 64.8 mm (2.6 in)
Compression 11.5:1
Valvetrain 4 valves / cylinder, DOHC
Fuel feed Lucas Fuel Injection
Aspiration Naturally Aspirated
Power 465 bhp / 347 KW @ 10,500 rpm
BHP/Liter 155 bhp / liter

Drivetrain
Chassis aluminium monocoque
Suspension (fr/r) double wishbones, coil springs
Steering rack-and-pinion
Brakes ventilated discs, all-round
Gearbox Hewland FG 400 5 speed Manual
Drive Rear wheel drive

Dimensions
Weight 578 kilo / 1,274 lbs
Wheelbase / Track (fr/r) 2,565 mm (101 in) / 1,473 mm (58 in) / 1,575 mm (62 in)

Performance figures
Power to weight 0.8 bhp / kg

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