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  Lotus 92 Cosworth
 

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Country of origin:Great Britain
Produced in:1983
Numbers built:2
Author:Wouter Melissen
Last updated:Before December 1st, 2004
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Engine
Configuration Ford Cosworth DFY 90º V8
Location Mid, longitudinally mounted
Construction aluminium block and head
Displacement 2,991 cc / 182.5 cu in
Bore / Stroke 90.0 mm (3.5 in) / 58.8 mm (2.3 in)
Compression 11.5:1
Valvetrain 4 valves / cylinder, DOHC
Camshaft Gear driven
Fuel feed Lucas Fuel Injection
Lubrication Dry sump
Aspiration Naturally Aspirated
Power 530 bhp / 395 KW @ 11,600 rpm
Torque 395 Nm / 291 ft lbs @ 9,600 rpm
BHP/Liter 177 bhp / liter

Drivetrain
Body one-piece carbon fibre body and underbody
Chassis carbon fibre and Kevlar monocoque with fully stressed engine
Suspension (fr/r) double wishbones, coil springs over dampers, anti-roll bar
Steering rack-and-pinion
Brakes ventilated discs, all-round
Gearbox Lotus/Hewland 5 speed Manual
Drive Rear wheel drive

Dimensions
Weight 580 kilo / 1,279 lbs

Performance figures
Power to weight 0.91 bhp / kg

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