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  Lola T297 BMW

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Country of origin:Great Britain
Produced in:1978
Numbers built:4
Designed by:Bob Marston and Eric Broadley
Predecessor:Lola T296 Cosworth
Successor:Lola T298 BMW
Author:Wouter Melissen
Last updated:December 31, 2014
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Configuration BMW M12/7 Straight 4
Location Mid, longitudinally mounted
Construction cast-iron block, aluminium head
Displacement 1,998 cc / 121.9 cu in
Bore / Stroke 89.2 mm (3.5 in) / 80.0 mm (3.1 in)
Valvetrain 4 valves / cylinder, DOHC
Camshaft Gear driven
Fuel feed Bosch Kugelfischer Fuel Injection
Lubrication Dry sump
Aspiration Naturally Aspirated
Power 290 bhp / 216 KW @ 9,400 rpm
Torque 244 Nm / 180 ft lbs
BHP/Liter 145 bhp / liter

Body fibreglass
Chassis aluminium monocoque with a rear subframe
Front suspension double wishbones, coil springs over dampers, anti-roll bar
Rear suspension single top links, twin lower links, twin trailing arms, coil springs over dampers, anti-roll bar
Steering rack-and-pinion
Front Brakes ventilated discs
Rear brakes ventilated discs, in-board
Gearbox Hewland 5 speed Manual
Drive Rear wheel drive

Weight 610 kilo / 1,345 lbs
Wheelbase / Track (fr/r) 2,337 mm (92 in) / 1,395 mm (54.9 in) / 1,395 mm (54.9 in)

Performance figures
Power to weight 0.48 bhp / kg

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