Lotus 30 group 6 (1964)
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Specifications

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Ford Small Block 289K, V8 (90o), 4 stroke, petrol engine, located front longitudinally
4727cc, 101.6 x 72.9 mm
11.0:1
360 bhp / 269 KW @ 6500 rpm
432 Nm / 319 ft lbs @ 4000 rpm
cast iron block and head
5 main bearings
OHV with pushrods, 2 valves / cylinder, 42.6mm intake valves, and 37.0mm exhaust valves.
aspiration: natural with 4 Weber 48 IDM Carburetors
spark plugs Autolite BF-42, firing order 1-5-4-2-6-3-7-8, 3 Bendix electric fuel pumps, 12-volt coil, centrifugal timing control
water cooled
Full flow filter and 3 to 4 gal. dry sump Cooling
ZF 5DS12 or 5DS20, 5 speed manual gearbox
1st: 2.50/1
2nd: 1.765/1
3rd: 1.43/1
4th: 1.172/1
5th: 1.00/1
Final drive, 3.56/1, 3.00/1,
3..22/1, 3.40/1, 3.78/1, 4.00/1, limited slip rear differential
8.5.inch dry twin-plate clutch
20 gauge sheet metal for first 3 chassis produced, then subsequent cars produced with 18 gauge
front suspension, 2 unequal length transverse wishbones with Armstrong coil spring/damper units and anti-roll bar
Rear suspension, double opposed wishbones, lower radius arms, Armstrong coil spring/damper units and anti-roll bar
Brakes, Girling 10" 9/16 discs front and rear
Alford and Alder rack and pinion steering
Length, 4191 mm / 165 in
Width, 1727 mm / 68 in
height, 673 mm / 26.5 in
Wheelbase, 2400 mm / 94.5 in
Front track, 1346 mm / 53 in
Rear track, 1346 mm / 53 in
Tires, 6.00 x 13 front, 7.00 x 13 rear
750kg, 40/60 front to rear distribution
fuel tank, 120 lt


Results in WSCC

Season races for Prototypes
Car entry, chassis number Car number/ result
Sebring Targa Florio Consuma Nurb Rossfeld Le Man Reims Freiburg Tourist Trophy Sierra Montagna Brigde Hampton Paris
Team 12h Hill climb 1000km Hill climb 24h 12h Hill climb Hill climb 500km 1000km
Team Lotus #1, 12th
Statistics
Works Starts/finishes 1/1 1/1
Drivers Team entries and car number
Team Lotus
Jim Clark 1

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Drawings

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