The A-Z of Racing Cars

Lotus 25

Country GB
Year 1963
Engine Coventry Climax FWMV
Engine Type 90V8
Cams 4
Valves/cyl 2.0000
Bore 63.000
Stroke 60.000
Capacity (cc) 1494
Power (at revs) 198 HP/9500
Ignition Lucas
Fuel system Lucas f.i.
Chassis type Aluminium monocoque
Body type single seater
Designer C. Chapman/L. Terry
Front suspension "coil, double wishbone"
Rear suspension "coil, wishbone and links"
Shock absorbers
Engine position mid
Wheelbase (mm) 2286-2311
Front track (mm) 1321
Rear track (mm) 1353
Weight (kg) 455
Drive rear
Number of gears 5
Gearbox ZF or Hewland
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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