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Lotus 24-Climax

Country GB
Year 1962
Engine Coventry Climax FWMV
Engine Type 90V8
Cams 4
Valves/cyl 2.0000
Compression "10,4"
Bore 63.000
Stroke 60.000
Capacity (cc) 1494
Power (at revs) 187 HP/8500
Ignition Lucas
Fuel system twin weber carbs
Chassis type Spaceframe
Body type single seater
Designer C. Chapman
Front suspension
Rear suspension
Shock absorbers
Engine position mid
Wheelbase (mm) 2286
Front track (mm)
Rear track (mm)
Weight (kg) 453
Drive rear
Number of gears 5
Gearbox ZF
Fuel tank size (litres)
Front brake type disc
Rear brake type disc
Front rims
Rear rims
Tyres Dunlop
Front tyres
Rear tyres
Maximum speed (kph)

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