Lister Costin group S (1959)
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Chassis numbers
Chassis #BHL123 with Jaguar 3.8 lt engine

Specifications

11 units built
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Analytical specifications and drawings

Inline 6 cylinder
2986cc capacity
DOHC, 2 valves per cylinder
Natural aspiration with 3 x Weber 45 DCOE carburetors
Power output, 260 HP / 194 KW

Chevrolet Small Block gen. I 327, V8 (90o) cyl, 4 stroke, petrol engine
5359cc, 101.6 x 82.5 mm
11.2:1
360 bhp / 269 KW
cast-iron block and head
OHV, 2 valves/cyl - 16 valves total
aspiration, natural with Rochester Fuel Injection
water cooled
dry sump

dual Facet fuel pumps
Jaguar D Type, 4 speed manual gearbox
2.14:1, 1.63:1, 1.27:1, and 1:1
final drive 3.73/1, Salisbury limited slip rear differential
Aluminum Body over steel tubular frame chassis
Front suspension double wishbones, coil springs over telescopic shock absorbers
Rear suspension DeDion axle, twin trailing arms, coil springs over telescopic shock absorbers
rack and pinion steering
Girling calipers with Dunlop disc brakes, inboard at rear. (master) Dual Girling master cylinders with bias bar, and remote mounted reservoirs. Wilwood residual pressure valves.
Length 4388 mm (172.8 in)
Width 1702 mm (67 in)
Height 789 mm (31.1 in)
Wheelbase Jaguar: 2305 mm (90.7 in), Chevrolet: 2337 mm (92 in)
Track (fr) 1321 mm (52 in)
Track (R) Jaguar: 1359 mm (53.5 in), Chevrolet: 1372 mm (54 in)
wheels, 5.5 x 16"
tires, 6.00 - 16"
800-900kg
1100kg (Coupe '63)


Results in WSCC

Season
Car entry, chassis number Car number/ result
Sebring Targa Florio Nurburgring Le Mans Tourist Trophy
Team 12h 1000km 24h
Brian Lister Engineering, BHL123 (Jaguar) #2, disqu alified
Brian Lister Engineering, BHL122 (Jaguar) #9, acci dent #8, oil leak
Brian Lister Engineering, BHL2/59 (Jaguar LM) #1, eng ine
Brian Lister Engineering, BHL3/59 (Jaguar LM) #2, eng ine
Statistics
Works Starts/finishes 5/0 1/0 1/0 2/0 1/0
Drivers Team entries and car number
Brian Lister Engineering
Ivor Bueb 2 1
Stirling Moss 2
Mike Taylor 9 +
Peter Blond 9 2 8
Bruce Halford 1
Walt Hansgen 2
Jonathan Sieff 8

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Costin Jaguar BHL123
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Coupe '62
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Coupe '62
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Drawings

Chassis

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The Lister twin-tube frame's main members are 3" diameter, fourteen gauge, seamless drawn, mild steel tubing.
Essentially two dimensional and with very little triangulation, this is not a "space frame" design
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