Connaught L3/SR 

  • 1951
  • 140 HP 1.8L
  • 122 mph
 
Most of the bodies that Connaught made were not much to look at, and three cars known as the L3/SR used an elegant aluminum cycle fender body by Abbots of Farnham.
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Out of Surry, England Rodney Clark and Mike Oliver produced rather simple looking, but sophisticated road cars that would go on to race formula one and their L3/SR 'sports racer' was one of the most developed.
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Road Tests Real world tests of the Connaught L3/SR

Top speed

L3/SR
122 mph
Agera R
260 mph
Veyron
253 mph

Data points Key details of the Connaught L3/SR

Horsepower

L3/SR
140 HP
Agera R
1,115 HP
Veyron
987 HP

Engine size

L3/SR
1,767 cc
Veyron
7,993 cc
Veneno
6,498 cc

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Connaught L3/SR

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Out of Surry, England Rodney Clark and Mike Oliver produced rather simple looking, but sophisticated road cars that would go on to race formula one and their L3/SR 'sports racer' was one of the most developed.
Most of the bodies that Connaught made were not much to look at, and three cars known as the L3/SR used an elegant aluminum cycle fender body by Abbots of Farnham.

Specifications Full list of technical specs

general

Brand Connaught
Year 1951

power & handling

Maximum hp 140 HP @ 6,000 RPM
Max RPM 6,000 RPM
Steering system Rack and pinion

suspension, wheels & brakes

Front brakes Disc
Rear brakes Disc

physical dimensions

Wheelbase 99 in

road tests

Top speed 122 mph

transmission

Gearing Traditional

engine

Displacement 1,767 cc
Air compressor None
Fuels Gas
Compression ratio 9.5:1
Bore/stroke 2.95 in / 3.94 in
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