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Country of origin:Great Britain
Produced in:1972
Numbers built:34 (All T290s)
Internal name:T290
Designed by:Bob Marston with Patrick Head and John Barnard for Lola
Author:Wouter Melissen
Last updated:November 01, 2013
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Configuration Chevrolet Cosworth Vega EA Straight 4
Location Mid, longitudinally mounted
Construction aluminium alloy block and head
Displacement 1,994 cc / 121.7 cu in
Valvetrain 4 valves / cylinder, DOHC
Camshaft Belt driven
Fuel feed Fuel Injection
Lubrication Dry sump
Aspiration Naturally Aspirated
Power 268 bhp / 200 kW @ 9,000 rpm
BHP/Liter 134 bhp / liter

Body glass-fibre reinforced plastic
Chassis aluminium monocoque
Front suspension double wishbones, 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 ventilated discs, all-round
Gearbox Hewland FG 400 5 speed Manual
Drive Rear wheel drive

Weight 610 kilo / 1,345 lbs
Wheelbase / Track (fr/r) 2,330 mm (91.7 in) / N/A / N/A
Fuel tank 100 Litre (26.4 Gallon US / 22 Gallon Imperial)
Wheels (fr/r) 10 x 13 / 14 x 13

Performance figures
Power to weight 0.44 bhp / kg

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