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  Lotus 34 Ford
 

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Country of origin:Great Britain
Produced in:1964
Numbers built:3
Designed by:Colin Chapman
Predecessor:Lotus 29 Ford
Author:Wouter Melissen
Last updated:July 31, 2017
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Engine
Configuration Ford 90º V8
Location Mid, longitudinally mounted
Weight 180 kilo / 396.8 lbs
Construction aluminium block and head
Displacement 4,195 cc / 256 cu in
Bore / Stroke 96.5 mm (3.8 in) / 72.8 mm (2.9 in)
Compression 12.5:1
Valvetrain 4 valves / cylinder, DOHC
Fuel feed Hilborn / Ford Fuel Injection
Lubrication Dry sump
Aspiration Naturally Aspirated
Power 425 bhp / 317 KW @ 7,800 rpm
BHP/Liter 101 bhp / liter

Drivetrain
Body glass-fibre reinforced plastic
Chassis aluminium monocoque
Front suspension lower wishbones, top rockers, in-board coil springs over dampers, anti-roll bar
Rear suspension reversed lower wishbones, single top links, twin radius arms, coil springs over shock absorbers, anti-roll bar
Steering rack-and-pinion
Brakes (fr/r) Girling discs, 267mm (10.5 in)
Gearbox ZF 2DS20 2 speed Manual
Drive Rear wheel drive

Dimensions
Weight 543 kilo / 1,197 lbs
Length / Width / Height 3,810 mm (150 in) / 1,651 mm (65 in) / 787 mm (31 in)
Wheelbase / Track (fr/r) 2,438 mm (96 in) / 1,422 mm (56 in) / 1,422 mm (56 in)
Wheels (fr/r) 6 x 15 / 8 x 15
Tyres (fr/r) Dunlop 6.5 - 15 / 8.25 - 15

Performance figures
Power to weight 0.78 bhp / kg

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Resources
Suggested reading
  • The Lotus Book S2, by William Taylor
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