“The Thomas Motors Lotus Forty —”

1967_06_17_Autoweek_Lotus40_001_autodiva_fr

“This fantastic car, modified by Driver J. Barry in conhunction with sponsors, gained 5 firsts, 3 seconds, and 3 thirds in 15 races and broke Silverstone’s lap record on June 18, 1966. Extensive modifications too numerous to list, resulting in very reliable, fast car. Fitted 4.7 F.E. Ford giving 380hp SAE and 340ft/lbs. torque, with 9” inlet stackes and crossover exhausts. Test figures available. Re-styled body for high speed stability. Vented discs, etc. Numerous spares, value $2000. Quick sale $6400. John Barry, c/o Lotus Cars Ltd. Norwich, Norfolk (92W), England. This is the Most Reliable 40 in Existence. Y

Leave a Reply