Coventry Climax FWMC
Posted 11 April 2010 - 12:04
I'm trying to find out a bit more about the 750cc engine that ran in an Elite at Le mans in 1961(?)
I understand it was a twin-cam, essentially made up of an FWC block and a V8 head.
Does anyone have any pictures of this engine?
Does anyone know if it still exists?
Posted 11 April 2010 - 13:19
Edited by hansfohr, 11 April 2010 - 13:26.
Posted 11 April 2010 - 14:32
"In 1961, Coventry Climax built a twin overhead camshaft, 742cc engine for Lotus to use at Le Mans in the 750cc class. Two FWMC racing engines were eventually made based on FWMA engine, but these featured a specially-made twin camshaft cylinder head, the design of which was later applied to the FWMV 1.5 litre V8 Grand Prix engine.".
Posted 11 April 2010 - 23:53
Posted 12 April 2010 - 08:57
Edited by hansfohr, 12 April 2010 - 09:07.