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Lotus 49



Tuner
Country GB
Year 1969
Engine Ford Cosworth DFV
Engine Type 90V8
Cams 4
Valves/cyl 4.0000
Compression "11,5"
Bore 85.700
Stroke 64.800
Capacity (cc) 2990
Power (at revs)
Torque
Induction
Ignition Lucas opus
Fuel system Lucas f.i.
Chassis type Aluminium monocoque
Body type single seater
Designer C. Chapman/M. Philippe
Front suspension "coil, wishbone, rocker"
Rear suspension "coil, wishbone and links"
Shock absorbers
Engine position mid
Wheelbase (mm) 2413
Front track (mm)
Rear track (mm)
Weight (kg)
Drive rear
Number of gears 5
Gearbox ZF-5-DS12
Fuel tank size (litres) 180
Brakes
Front brake type disc
Rear brake type disc
Front rims
Rear rims
Tyres
Front tyres
Rear tyres
Maximum speed (kph)

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