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  Lotus 30 S1 Ford
 

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Country of origin:Great Britain
Produced in:1964
Numbers built:23 (S1)
Successor:Lotus 30 S2 Ford
Author:Wouter Melissen
Last updated:February 15, 2011
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Engine
Configuration Ford 289 90º V8
Location Mid, longitudinally mounted
Construction cast-iron block and head
Displacement 4,727 cc / 288.5 cu in
Bore / Stroke 101.6 mm (4 in) / 72.9 mm (2.9 in)
Valvetrain 2 valves / cylinder, OHV
Fuel feed 4 Weber Carburettors
Aspiration Naturally Aspirated
Power 350 bhp / 261 KW
BHP/Liter 74 bhp / liter

Drivetrain
Chassis fibreglass body on steel backbone chassis
Front suspension double wishbones, coil springs over damper
Rear suspension double wishbones, lower wishbones reversed, single radius arms, coil springs over dampers
Steering rack-and-pinion
Brakes Girling discs, all-round
Gearbox ZF 5DS-12 5 speed Manual
Drive Rear wheel drive

Dimensions
Weight 695 kilo / 1,532 lbs
Length / Width / Height 4,191 mm (165 in) / 1,727 mm (68 in) / 673 mm (26.5 in)
Wheelbase / Track (fr/r) 2,400 mm (94.5 in) / 1,346 mm (53 in) / 1,346 mm (53 in)

Performance figures
Power to weight 0.5 bhp / kg

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