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  Lola T70 Mk2 Spyder Chevrolet
 

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Country of origin:Great Britain
Produced from:1965 - 1966
Numbers built:32 (Including several replacement tubs)
Predecessor:Lola T70 Spyder Chevrolet
Author:Wouter Melissen
Last updated:October 08, 2010
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Engine
Configuration Chevrolet 90º V8
Location Mid, longitudinally mounted
Weight 250 kilo / 551.2 lbs
Construction cast-iron block and head
Displacement 5,735 cc / 350 cu in
Valvetrain 2 valves / cylinder, OHV
Fuel feed 4 Weber Carburettors
Aspiration Naturally Aspirated
Power 500 bhp / 373 KW
BHP/Liter 87 bhp / liter

Drivetrain
Body fibreglass reinforced body
Chassis steel (15%) and aluminium (85%) monocoque chassis
Front suspension double wishbones, coil springs over Armstrong shock absorbers, anti-roll bar
Rear suspension lower wishbones, top links, twin trailing arms, coil springs over Armstrong shock absorbers, anti-roll bar
Steering rack-and-pinion
Brakes ventilated Girling discs, all-round
Gearbox Hewland LG500 4 speed Manual
Drive Rear wheel drive

Dimensions
Weight 725 kilo / 1,598 lbs
Wheelbase / Track (fr/r) 2,413 mm (95 in) / 1,473 mm (58 in) / 1,473 mm (58 in)

Performance figures
Power to weight 0.69 bhp / kg

Race history
Major wins
1966 Can-Am St. Jovite (John Surtees in SL71/17)
1966 Can-Am Mosport (Mark Donohue in SL71/32)
1966 Can-Am Riverside (John Surtees in SL71/43)
1966 Can-Am Las Vegas (John Surtees in SL71/43)
1967 Can-Am Las Vegas (John Surtees in SL71/43)

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Resources
Suggested reading
  • Lola T70, by John Starkey
  • Can-Am, by Pete Lyons
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