Lotus Mk Seven Series II BMC spec 1960-68
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Lotus Mk 7 SII 1960-67 BMC specifications
Engine (BMC ‘A’ Series)
4 Cylinder inline water cooled, 8 OHV
Displacement: 948cc
Bore & Stroke: 63.5mm x 76.2mm
Compression ratio 8.3 : 1
Carburettor: Twin SU H1
Max Power: 37bhp at 5,000 rpm

Performance(period road test Sports Car World, 1963) Maximum speed: 85mph
0-60mph: 14.3secs
Approx fuel consump.: 27/35mpg

Multi-tubular (1” & 3/4” square & round) space-frame with steel riveted
alluminium panels
GRP nose cone, front and rear wings

Girling Hydraulic
Front: 8" x 1 1/4" two leading shoe drums
Rear: 7" x 1 1/4" leading and trailing shoe drums

Wheels & Tyres
Bolt on 3.5J x 13in steel disc,
Dunlop 520 x 13 crossply

Triumph Herald lightweight rack and pinion
Wilmot Breeden 16" plastic rim steering wheel
Wheels & Tyres
Triumph Herald 3 1/2" x 13" bolt-on steel rims
Dunlop 520 x 13 crossply tyres
Matching 4 speed manual, and gearknob
Ratios: 3.64:1, 2.38:1, 1.41:1, 1:1
Clutch: Borg & Beck single dry plate
Prop Shaft: Hardy Spicer open
Axle: Standard 10 with 4.11:1 final drive

Front: Independent transverse wishbones incorporating anti-roll bar. Combined coil spring damper units, Armstrong dampers
Rear: Live axle, 2 upper trailing arms,
1 lower 'A-frame' bracket, Combined coil spring damper units, Armstrong dampers.

Dimensions & Weight
Wheelbase: 7ft 4in
Track F: 3ft 11in R: 4ft 0.5in
Overall length: 10ft 11.5in
Overall width: 4ft 7in
Height (screen top): 3ft 7.5in
Ground clearance: 6in
Kerb weight: 960lbs
Tank capacity: 5.5gals

June 1960 - August 1968
Approx 1,310 produced