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1970 Lotus Europa

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

Features

Engine Location : Mid
Drive Type : Rear Wheel
Body / Chassis : Fiberglass body on steel frame
Production Years for Series : 1968 - 1975
Price : $4,295
Weight : 1350 lbs | 612.35 kg
Chassis Range : 0645

Power

Inline 4 | Renault 16S
Displacement : 1565 cc | 95.5 cu in. | 1.6 L.
Power : 87 BHP (64.032 KW) @ 6000 RPM
Torque :75 Ft-Lbs (102 NM) @ 5500 RPM
Bore : 3.0 in | 77 mm.
Stroke : 3.3 in | 84 mm.
Compression : 10.0:1
Main Bearings : 5
Construction : Light Alloy block and head
Transmission:
4 Manual

Production Figures

Europa Series 2 Production (1968-1975) : 4,294
1970 Lotus Europa

Dimensions

Coupe
Seating Capacity : 2
Doors : 2
Exterior
Length : 156.5 in | 3975 mm.
Width : 64.5 in | 1638 mm.
Height : 43.0 in | 1092 mm.
Wheelbase : 91.0 in | 2311 mm.
Front Track : 53.0 in | 1346 mm.
Rear Track : 53.0 in | 1346 mm.

Coupe
Price : $4,295
Weight : 1350 lbs | 612.35 kg
Seating Capacity : 2
Doors : 2
Exterior
Length : 156.5 in | 3975 mm.
Width : 64.5 in | 1638 mm.
Height : 43.0 in | 1092 mm.
Wheelbase : 91.0 in | 2311 mm.
Front Track : 53.0 in | 1346 mm.
Rear Track : 53.0 in | 1346 mm.

Handling

Suspension
Front : Unequal-length A-arms with coil springs and anti-roll bar

Rear : Lower A-arms with upper lateral links, upper/lowe trailing arms, coil springs and anti-roll bar

Steering
Rack and Pinion

Brakes
Front Brakes : Disc
Rear Brakes : Drums

Tires / Wheels
Tires : 155x13

1970 Averages
Avg. Car Cost : $3,900
Avg. Household Income : $9,350
Avg. Home : $23,000
Avg. Gallon of Gas : $0.36
Total Car Production : 8,283,949

The 1970 Lotus Europa measures 64.50 inches in width, The 1970 Lotus Europa measures 156.50 inches in length, and has a wheelbase of 91.00 inches.

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Performance and Specification Comparison

Price Comparison

1970 Europa
$4,295-$28,120

Other 1970 Lotus Models
$4,800 - $5,990

Europa Series 2

Year
Production
Wheelbase
Engine
Prices
91.00 in.
4 cyl., 89.71 CID., 80.00hp
91.00 in.
4 cyl., 95.50 CID., 87.00hp
$4,295 - $4,295
91.00 in.
4 cyl., 95.50 CID., 83.00hp
$4,295 - $4,295
94.00 in.
4 cyl., 95.08 CID., 105.00hp
$4,500 - $4,500
94.00 in.
4 cyl., 95.10 CID., 126.00hp
$4,500 - $7,300

Industry Production

#1#2#3Lotus
1975Chevrolet (1,755,773)Toyota (1,714,836)Ford (1,569,608)
1974Chevrolet (2,333,839)Ford (2,179,791)Renault (1,355,799)1,466
1973Chevrolet (2,579,509)Ford (2,349,815)Fiat (1,390,251)2,830
1972Chevrolet (2,420,564)Ford (2,246,563)Fiat (1,390,251)
1971Ford (2,054,351)Chevrolet (1,830,319)Volkswagen (1,128,784)
1970Ford (2,096,184)Chevrolet (1,451,305)Volkswagen (1,193,853)
1969Chevrolet (2,092,947)Ford (1,826,777)Volkswagen (1,241,580)
1968Chevrolet (2,139,290)Ford (1,753,334)Volkswagen (1,191,854)
1967Chevrolet (2,206,639)Ford (1,730,224)Toyota (1,068,321)
1966Ford (2,212,415)Chevrolet (2,206,639)Volkswagen (1,168,146)
1965Chevrolet (2,375,118)Volkswagen (1,174,687)Toyota (1,068,321)

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