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LOTUS SEVEN S1/S2

2-seater sports.

Refined VI, with wish-bone ifs and hydraulic brakes. S1 has alloy nose-cone, cycle wings, normally Ford side-valve, some with 1098cc Coventry-Climax FWA ('Super Seven'), later S1s available with BMC A-series. S2 has simplified space-frame, revised rear axle location, grp nose. 105E engine option from '61, flared 'clamshell' wings soon after.

Technical Specifications

Engine:
1172cc/948cc/997cc/1098cc (S4 SV/S4 OHV/S4 OC) 
Configuration:
Front engine, rear-wheel drive 
Production dates:
1957 to 1962  
Number produced:
est 242/approx 1350 all S2