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Country of origin:Great Britain
Produced in:1963
Numbers built:3
Author:Wouter Melissen
Last updated:November 23, 2012
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Engine
Configuration Ford Fairlane 90º V8
Location Mid, longitudinally mounted
Construction aluminium block and head
Displacement 4,195 cc / 256 cu in
Bore / Stroke 95.5 mm (3.8 in) / 72.9 mm (2.9 in)
Valvetrain 2 valves / cylinder, OHV
Fuel feed 4 Weber 58 DCOE Carburettors
Lubrication Dry sump
Aspiration Naturally Aspirated
Power 402 bhp / 300 KW @ 7,000 rpm
BHP/Liter 96 bhp / liter

Drivetrain
Body fibreglass panels
Chassis aluminium monocoque with steel cross-members
Front suspension lower wishbones, top rockers, in-board coil springs over dampers, anti-roll bar
Rear suspension reversed lower wishbones, top links, twin trailing arms, anti-roll bar, coil springs over dampers
Steering rack-and-pinion
Brakes discs, all-round
Gearbox Colotti 37A 4 speed Manual
Drive Rear wheel drive

Dimensions
Weight 513 kilo / 1,131 lbs
Length / Width / Height 3,810 mm (150 in) / 1,651 mm (65 in) / 775 mm (30.5 in)
Wheelbase / Track (fr/r) 2,438 mm (96 in) / 1,422 mm (56 in) / 1,422 mm (56 in)

Performance figures
Power to weight 0.78 bhp / kg

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