Lola T70 MkII Spyder 

  • $15k built in England
  • 1966
  • 400 HP 5.4L
T70s won the first two rounds of the CanAm championship in 1966 which was eventually won by John Surtees.
In total 33 MkII Spyders were built by Lola and author John Starkey calls this series the most successful of all the T70 variants.1 Denny Hulme won 11 races in Europe driving SL71/31 for Sidney Taylor winning the first of five races outright including the Tourist Trophy at Oulton Park.

Data points Key details of the Lola T70 MkII Spyder


T70 MkII Spyder

Number built

T70 MkII Spyder
33 cars
300 cars
4 cars

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Lola T70 MkII Spyder
Most of the successful cars were run with the small-block Chevrolet engines, but one victory was achieved with the Ford 333 and Penske tried the 427 Chevrolet with no success whatsoever.
Lola boldly called the MkII version of their T70 the most successful sports car of 1966.

Specifications Full list of technical specs


Brand Lola
Price $15,000
Type of car Race car
Year 1966
Highest auction price 1966 Lola T70 MKII Can Am Spyder, $125k, August 2004
Number built 33 cars


Drivetrain RWD
Gearing Traditional
# of gears 4 gears

suspension, wheels & brakes

Front brakes Disc
Rear brakes Disc
Front wheels 381/? 203
Rear wheels 381/? 254


Chief designer Jim Clark

power & handling

Power-to-weight ratio 3.75 lb/hp
Maximum hp 400 HP
Steering system Rack and pinion


Displacement 5,359 cc
Cylinders V8
Fuels Gas

physical dimensions

Curb weight 1,500 lb
Front track width 54 in
Wheelbase 95 in
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