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Lotus 33

Country GB
Year 1965
Engine Coventry Climax FWMK
Engine Type 90V8
Cams 4
Valves/cyl 4.0000
Bore 72.400
Stroke 45.500
Capacity (cc) 1499
Power (at revs) 213 HP/10800
Ignition Lucas
Fuel system Lucas f.i.
Chassis type Aluminium monocoque
Body type single seater
Designer C. Chapman/L. Terry
Front suspension "coil, wishbone"
Rear suspension "coil, wishbone and links"
Shock absorbers
Engine position mid
Wheelbase (mm) 2337
Front track (mm) 1397
Rear track (mm) 1422
Weight (kg) 451
Drive rear
Number of gears 5
Gearbox ZF 5DS12(ZF5DS10?)
Fuel tank size (litres)
Front brake type disc
Rear brake type disc
Front rims 6 x
Rear rims 7 x
Tyres Dunlop
Front tyres
Rear tyres
Maximum speed (kph)

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