1959 Lotus 17 Technical Specifications and Dimensions

These are standard specifications - not necessarily specifications for the vehicle(s) in the photo(s).

Features

Engine Location : Front
Drive Type : Rear Wheel
Body / Chassis : Multi tubular steel spaceframe

Power

Inline 4 | Coventry-Climax FWA
Displacement : 1098 cc | 67.0 cu in. | 1.1 L.
Power : 85 BHP (62.56 KW) @ 6200 RPM
Valvetrain : 8 SOHC (2 valves per cylinder)
2 Weber carburetors
Transmission:
4 Manual

Dimensions

Seating Capacity : 2
Doors : 2
Exterior
Wheelbase : 82.0 in | 2083 mm.
Front Track : 42.0 in | 1067 mm.
Rear Track : 45.0 in | 1143 mm.

Handling

Suspension
Front : Strut-type with coil spring/damper units, wishbones and radius arms

Rear : Strut-type with coil spring/damper units, forward-facing radius arms and fixed-length drive-shafts

1959 Averages

Avg. Car Cost : $2,200
Avg. Household Income : $5,010
Avg. Home : $12,400
Avg. Gallon of Gas : $0.25

The 1959 Lotus 17 measures 82.01 inches in its wheelbase.


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