Lola Mk1 

  • built in England
  • 1958-1961
  • 83 HP 1.1L
 
The first prototype was covered in a functional, yet elegant body executed aluminum to the design of Maurice Gomm.
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With this 215 lbs (100 kg) engine, a 60 lbs (27 kg) chassis and a fiber glass body, the Mk1 was lightweight.
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Data points Key details of the Lola Mk1

Number built

Lola Mk1
40 cars
Veyron
300 cars
Veneno
4 cars

Horsepower

Lola Mk1
83 HP
Agera R
1,115 HP
Veyron
987 HP

In The News From around the web

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Dec

Lola Mk1

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Right on the tipping point of success or failure, Eric Broadley took the bold step to sell what he had and invest everything into the Mk1.
In retrospect, it's hard to believe all this came from selling his first prototype for £600, plus whatever he got for his motorbike, and challenging the best that Lotus and Elva could muster.

Specifications Full list of technical specs

general

Brand Lola
Type of car Race car
Year 1958-1961
Number built 40 cars

transmission

Drivetrain RWD
Gearing Traditional

suspension, wheels & brakes

Front brakes Disc
Rear brakes Disc

design

Chief designer Maurice Gomm

power & handling

Maximum hp 83 HP @ 6,800 RPM
Steering system Rack and pinion

engine

Displacement 1,079 cc
Air compressor None
Fuels Gas
Bore/stroke 2.9 in / 2.6 in
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