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Lola Climax Sports

(1959 model)

Brief specs of 1959 Lola Climax Sports

2-door 2-seater drophead coupé (convertible coupé), petrol (gasoline) 4-cylinder 8-valve straight (inline) engine, SOHC (single overhead camshaft), 1098 cm3 / 67.0 cu in / 67.0 cu in, 67.1 kW / 90.0 hp / 90.0 hp @ 7200 rpm / 7200 rpm / 7200 rpm, 98.0 N·m / 72.3 lb·ft / 72.3 lb·ft @ 5250 rpm / 5250 rpm / 5250 rpm, manual 4-speed transmission, rear wheel drive, 222 km/h / 138 mph / 138 mph top speed

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)LolaIssued from1959
ModelClimax SportsIssued until
SerieClimaxNumber made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerLolaCountryUK

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors2
Bodywork typedrophead coupé (convertible coupé)Number of seats2
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)
Passenger space (volume)Max. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length3353 mm / 132.0 in / 132.0 inTotal (curb) weight380 kg / 838 lb / 838 lb
WidthDry weight
HeightLoad capacity
Wheelbase2160 mm / 85.0 in / 85.0 inGross (max.) weight
Track front1219 mm / 48.0 in / 48.0 inTowing weight
Track rear1219 mm / 48.0 in / 48.0 inWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearanceFuel capacity25 l / 5.5 UK gal / 6.6 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.55  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)Frontal area (A)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)

Engine

Engine CodeTotal number of cylinders4
Engine Typestraight (inline) Total number of valves8
Engine ManufacturerCoventry-ClimaxValves per cylinder2
Engine constructionBore72.4 mm / 2.85 in / 2.85 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke66.7 mm / 2.63 in / 2.63 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio1.09
Fuel supply2 SU carbsEngine displacement1098 cm3 / 67.0 cu in / 67.0 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity274.50 cm3/cylinder / 16.751 cu in/cylinder / 16.751 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignSOHC (single overhead camshaft)Compression ratio10.5 : 1
SumpMax. output power67.1 kW / 90.0 hp / 90.0 hp at 7200 rpm / 7200 rpm / 7200 rpm
AspirationnaturalMax. torque98.0 N·m / 72.3 lb·ft / 72.3 lb·ft at 5250 rpm / 5250 rpm / 5250 rpm
Compressor typeN/AMaximum rpm
IntercoolernoMax. net output (power at the wheels)26.8 kW / 36.0 hp / 36.0 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output61.1 kW/l / 1.343 bhp/cu in / 1.343 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converternoSpecific torque89.2 N·m/l / 0.78 lb·ft/cu in / 0.78 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typemanualNumber of gears4
Wheel driverear wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio1
  Final gear (drive) ratio4.6

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed222 km/h / 138 mph / 138 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio236.8 kW/ton / 179.4 bhp/ton / 179.4 bhp/ton
Acceleration 0-100 km/hFuel consumption, City (urban)
Acceleration 0-100 mph (160 km/h)Fuel consumption, Road (extra-urban)
Acceleration 80-120 km/h (50-70 mph) in topFuel consumption, Mixed (combined)
Standing ¼mile time Fuel consumption, Euro
Standing kilometer time CO2 emissions
  Range

Chassis

Engine locationfrontEngine alignmentlongitudinal
SteeringSteering details
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle
Suspension frontIndependent, Coil springsSuspension rearIndependent, Coil springs
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres frontTyres rear
Brakes frontdrumBrakes reardrum
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsBraked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Lola Climax Sports

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