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  Lotus 99T Honda
 

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Country of origin:Great Britain
Produced in:1987
Numbers built:6
Predecessor:Lotus 98T Renault
Author:Wouter Melissen
Last updated:Before December 1st, 2004
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Engine
Configuration Honda RA166-E 80º V6
Location Mid, longitudinally mounted
Construction alloy block and head
Displacement 1,477 cc / 90.1 cu in
Bore / Stroke 80.0 mm (3.1 in) / 49.0 mm (1.9 in)
Valvetrain 4 valves / cylinder, DOHC
Fuel feed Honda Fuel Injection
Aspiration Twin IHI Turbos
Power 800 bhp / 597 KW
BHP/Liter 542 bhp / liter

Drivetrain
Chassis carbon fibre monocoque
Suspension (fr/r) active, double wishbones, coil springs
Steering rack-and-pinion
Brakes ventilated carbon fibre discs, all-round
Gearbox Lotus 6 speed Manual
Drive Rear wheel drive

Dimensions
Weight 539 kilo / 1,188 lbs
Length / Width / Height 4,216 mm (166 in) / 2,146 mm (84.5 in) / 1,003 mm (39.5 in)
Wheelbase / Track (fr/r) 2,718 mm (107 in) / 1,803 mm (71 in) / 1,651 mm (65 in)

Performance figures
Power to weight 1.48 bhp / kg

Race history
Major wins
1987 Monaco Grand Prix (Ayrton Senna)
1987 Detroit Grand Prix (Ayrton Senna)

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