Lotus 47 Europa group 4 (1967)
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Chassis numbers

Specifications

68 units built
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Homologation number: 238
Homologation start: 1/1/1968

Engine location, middle longitudinal
Lotus-Ford Cosworth Mk XIII C (13C), Straight 4 cyl, 4 stroke, petrol engine
1594cc, 83.5 x 72.75 mm
9.5:1
172 BHP @ 7250 rpm
136lb/ft @ 6000 rpm
Ford 116E cast iron block, aluminium alloy head
2 valves / cylinder, DOHC
aspiration, natural with Lucas Mechanical Fuel Injection
water cooled
Dry sump pressurised with 2 Hilbourn eaton type pumps & scavage system

Hewland FT200, 5 speed gearbox
Borg & Beck, Diaphragm spring dry single disk clutch, 190.5mm diameter
steel Y back bone chassis bonded to polyester body
Front suspension, unequal length wishbones, coil springs over shock absorbers, 5/8" (15.88mm) antiroll bar
Rear suspension, adjustable ball joints, single top link & lower wishbone with two radius arms, coil springs over shock absorber, Top links: 8.5", Top radius arms 28.5", Bottom radius arm 34.625", 11/16" (17,46mm) antiroll bar
Alford and Adler rack-and-pinion steering
ventilated discs all-round, Early F&R=9.125" (Later Front=10.5"), Dual MC 0.700" Front/0.625" rear
Length 4,000 mm (157.5 in)
Width 1,625 mm (64 in)
Height 1,016 mm (40 in)
Wheelbase 2,310 mm (90.9 in)
Track (fr/r) 1,346 mm (53 in) / 1,230 mm (48.4 in)
wheels, Front 7.5"x13", Rear 10"x13", Lotus 4-spoke magnesium with knock-offs, 4x3.75" bolt pattern
Tyres (fr/r) 7.0 x 13 / 10.0 x 13
600-650kg, f/r distribution 45%-55%
fuel tank, 91 lt
drag coefficient, 0.29


Results in WSCC

Season
Group 6
Cosworth 13C engine
Car entry, chassis number Car number/ result
Dayt Sebring Monza Spa Targa Florio Nurb Le Man Hock Mugelo Brands Hatch CdE Zeltweg Ollon Nurb
Team 24h 12h 1000km 1000km 720km 1000km 24h 304km 529km 6h 300km 500km Hill climb 500km
Michael Merrick/ Gerry Ashmore #8, in entry list
Fawdington and Ramsay, 47-GT-16 (Climax 2.0) #26, in entry list #24, brakes
Chris Barber, 47-GT-03 #31, dns #42, water leak #32, piston #12, tire
Winfield Racing, 47-GT-20 (Climax 2.0) #25, brakes #205, in entry list
Team Elite, 47-GT-07 #44, over heating #30, 19th #9, elec trics
Lotus Components, 47-GT-04 #29, 9th
Ecurie Biennoise, 47-GT-13 #202, in entry list #8, in entry list
Statistics
Works Starts/finishes 10/2 1/0 3/0 1/0 3/2 2/0
Driver Team entries and car number
Fawdington and Ramsay
Julian Sutton 26 24
Hugh Dibley 26 24
Chris Barber
John Hine 31 42 32 12
Keith Greene 42 32
Winfield Racing
Simon De Lautour 25 205
Mike Knight 25
Team Elite
David Preston 44 30
John Wagstaff 44
Trevor Taylor 30 9
Lotus Components
John Miles 29
Jackie Oliver 29
Ecurie Biennoise
Robert Huber 202 8

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Drawings

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Suspension

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