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  Lotus 10 Bristol
 

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Country of origin:Great Britain
Produced in:1955
Numbers built:7
Author:Wouter Melissen
Last updated:Before December 1st, 2004
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Engine
Configuration Bristol Straight 6
Location Front, longitudinally mounted
Displacement 1,971 cc / 120.3 cu in
Bore / Stroke 66.0 mm (2.6 in) / 96.0 mm (3.8 in)
Compression 9.0:1
Valvetrain 2 valves / cylinder, OHV
Fuel feed 3 Solex Carburettors
Aspiration Naturally Aspirated
Power 125 bhp / 93 KW @ 6,000 rpm
Torque 167 Nm / 123 ft lbs @ 4,500 rpm
BHP/Liter 63 bhp / liter

Drivetrain
Chassis aluminium body on steel spaceframe
Front suspension split swing axles, coil springs over dampers
Rear suspension DeDion axle, coil springs over dampers
Brakes Girling discs, all-round, inboard rear
Gearbox Bristol 4 speed Manual
Drive Rear wheel drive

Dimensions
Weight 560 kilo / 1,235 lbs
Length / Width / Height 4,166 mm (164 in) / 1,397 mm (55 in) / 813 mm (32 in)
Wheelbase / Track (fr/r) 2,222 mm (87.5 in) / 1,232 mm (48.5 in) / 1,206 mm (47.5 in)

Performance figures
Power to weight 0.22 bhp / kg

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