Lister Costin 

  • built in England
  • 1959
  • 300 HP
 
For the 1959 season aeronautical engineer Frank Costin was hired to redesign the Knobbly into a more aerodynamically efficient shape.
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Within it Brian Lister was passionate about race cars and their fabrication after building his own Cooper-MG in the late 1940s.
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Data points Key details of the Lister Costin

Number built

Costin
9 cars
Veyron
300 cars
Veneno
4 cars

Horsepower

Costin
300 HP
Agera R
1,115 HP
Veyron
987 HP

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Lister Costin

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At the 1959 12 Hours of Sebring, Moss was piloting the Lister in third place when he made a scheduled pit stop.
After a fire at Jaguar's own Browns Lane Plant destroyed the competition department in February 1957, Lister picked up pieces.

Specifications Full list of technical specs

general

Brand Lister
Type of car Race car
Year 1959
Highest auction price 1959 Lister-Chevrolet, $528k, January 2013
Number built 9 cars

transmission

Gearing Traditional
# of gears 4 gears

suspension, wheels & brakes

Front brakes Disc
Rear brakes Disc

design

Chief designer Frank Costin

power & handling

Maximum hp 300 HP @ 6,200 RPM
Steering system Rack and pinion

engine

Fuels Gas
Valvetrain DOHC
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