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Lotus Type 86

Lotus Type 86

period: 1980

engine: Ford Cosworth 2993 cc / 500 bhp

# made: 1

Carbonfibre/kevlar composite side panels, 3 steel cross members; 2nd chassis aluminum monocoque

Formula I. The Lotus 86 never raced. The Lotus 86 was yet another of Chapman's strokes of genius, for it used two chassis, one for aerodynamic ground effects downforce and the other to carry the driver.