Marcos Mantara LM600 group GT2 (1995)
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Specifications

30 units built
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Homologation number: GT 010
Homologation start: 1/6/1999

LM500
Rover, V8 (90o) cyl, 4 stroke, petrol engine, located front longitudinally
4997cc, 94 x 90 mm
9.0:1
350 hp @ 5250 rpm
447 Nm / 330 ft-lb @ 3900 rpm
5 main bearings
OHV, 2 valves/cyl - 16 valves total
aspiration, natural with Lucas L-Jetronic fuel injection
water cooled

LM600
Chevrolet Small Block gen. II LT1, V8 (90o) cyl, 4 stroke, petrol engine
6130cc, 102.4 x 93.0 mm
9.7:1
460 hp @ 6250 rpm
570 Nm / 420 ft-lb @ 4700 rpm
aluminium alloy block and head
nodular iron crankshaft with 5 main bearings
powdered steel connecting rod length between centers 144.8mm
OHV, 2 valves/cyl - 16 valves total
aspiration, natural with multipoint electronic fuel injection
electronic ingition
water cooled

Chevrolet Small Block Gen. II LT1, V8 (90o) cyl, 4 stroke, petrol engine. Click here and here
engine located front longitudinally
5997cc, 101.3 x 93.0 mm
11.5:1
600 bhp
aluminium block and head
nodular iron crankshaft with 5 main bearings
powdered steel connecting rod length between centers 144.8mm
OHV, 2 valves/cyl - 16 valves total
aspiration, natural with multipoint electronic fuel injection
water cooled
dry sump

Chevrolet Small Block Gen. II LT1, V8 (90o) cyl, 4 stroke, petrol engine. Click here and here
engine located front longitudinally
5940cc, 100.8 x 93.0 mm
11.5:1
600 bhp
aluminium block and head
nodular iron crankshaft with 5 main bearings
powdered steel connecting rod length between centers 144.8mm
OHV, 2 valves/cyl - 16 valves total
aspiration, natural with multipoint electronic fuel injection
water cooled
dry sump

KMS Race engines

5 speed manual gearbox, 1997+: Hewland 6 speed sequential gearbox
1st: 2.526/1 (48/19)
2nd: 1.842/1 (35/19)
3rd: 1.667/1 (35/21)
4th: 1.454/1 (32/22)
5th: 1.280/1 (32/25)
R: 3.429/1
final drive, 3.14/1, limited slip rear differential
Marcos design chassis, lightweight space frame as per road car with flat floor leading to rear venturi,
Body: Lightweight, part carbon-fibre, including rear wing, splitter and diveplanes, all delivered in primer
Suspension: Independent, double wishbones front and rear with fully adjustable Intrax dampers, adjustable anti-roll bars front and rear, all struts with Uniball joints
rack and pinion steering
Brake balance adjustment
Front brakes: 380mm x 32mm with 6 pots brake callipers
Rear brakes: 332mm x 32 mm with 4 pots brake callipers
Length: 4191 mm / 165 in
Width: 1854 mm / 73 in
Height: 1015 mm / 39.5 in
Wheelbase: 2378 mm / 93.6 in
Front track: 1496 mm / 59 in
Rear track: 1524 mm / 60 in
rims 5 holospoke Dymag 18" magnesium alloy
1100kg, 1997+: 1000kg
fuel tank, 100 lt
drag coefficient, 0.45


Results in BPR International GT Endurance Series (until 1996) and in FIA GT Championship (1997)

Season

GT3 classification is noted in brackets
Car entry Car number, result
Jerez Paul Ricard Monza Jarama Nurb Donin gton Paris Ander stop Suzuka Silver stone Nogaro Zhuhai
Team 4h 4h 4h 4h 4h 4h 1000km 4h 1000km 4h 4h 3h
Marcos Racing International, 9501 (6.1 lt) #53, bat tery #53, fuel
Marcos Racing International, 9502 (6.1 lt) #82, 22nd (13th) #82, 15th (8th)
Statistics
Works Starts/finishes 4/2 1/0 2/1 1/1

Team and drivers entries

Results in Endurance races

Classification in group GTS is noted in brackets
Car entry, chassis number Car number, result
Daytona Sebring Le Mans
Date 5/2 18/3 18/6
Duration 24h 12h 24h
Team\ Championship IMSA IMSA
Team Marcos, 9501 (6.3 lt) #70, elec trics
Team Marcos, 9502 (6.3 lt) #71, OTL
Statistics
Works Starts/finishes 2/0 2/0

Teams and drivers entries


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Drawings

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Chevrolet LT1 gen. II engine

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