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  Lotus 11 S1 Le Mans Climax
 

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Country of origin:Great Britain
Produced in:1956
Numbers built:150 (All S1 Elevens)
Author:Wouter Melissen
Last updated:Before December 1st, 2004
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Engine
Configuration Coventry Climax FWB Straight 4
Location Front, longitudinally mounted
Displacement 1,459 cc / 89 cu in
Bore / Stroke 76.2 mm (3 in) / 80.0 mm (3.1 in)
Valvetrain 2 valves / cylinder, SOHC
Fuel feed 2 Weber Carburettors
Aspiration Naturally Aspirated
Power 100 bhp / 75 KW @ 6,200 rpm
BHP/Liter 69 bhp / liter

Drivetrain
Body aluminium
Chassis steel spaceframe
Front suspension swing axles, coil springs over dampers
Rear suspension DeDion axle, coil springs over dampers
Front Brakes discs
Rear brakes discs, in-board
Gearbox MG 4 speed Manual
Drive Rear wheel drive

Dimensions
Weight 450 kilo / 992 lbs
Length / Width / Height 3,404 mm (134 in) / 1,524 mm (60 in) / 940 mm (37 in)
Wheelbase / Track (fr/r) 2,159 mm (85 in) / 1,181 mm (46.5 in) / 1,194 mm (47 in)
Wheels (fr/r) 4.5 x 15 / 5.5 x 15

Performance figures
Power to weight 0.22 bhp / kg
Top Speed 225 km/h (140 mph)

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