Car

The Lotus CLM P1/01 car is a completely new car built to meet the new WEC regulations for the LMP1 L privateer racing category. The Lotus LMP1 car was designed by Chief Designer Paul White and is powered by an AER (Advanced Engine Research) V6 turbo. 

The Car

Le Mans Sportscar Prototype 1 (LMP 1) 

Chassis

Carbon composites monocoque with CFK crash elements front and rear 

Engine

Aluminium 6 cylinder, 90 degree V angle Turbocharged using one turbocharger per bank.

Cylinder Heads: 2, Aluminium with 4 valves per cylinder

Camshafts: 4

Fuel Injection System: GDI with 2 Synchronous High pressure

Fuel pumps Fuel System: Life Racing using Bosch Fuel Injectors and Life Racing fuel pumps

Ignition System: Bosch Motorsport Coils and Bosch Spark plugs

Throttle System: Independent drive by wire per bank

Engine Management: Life Racing F90 

Brakes

Carbon fibre brake disc and pads 

Gearbox

6 gear sequential gearbox with pedal shift 

Rims

BBS fogged rims 13 by 18 inches front and rear 

Tires

Michelin 31/71 - 18  X Radial 

Weight

850 kg 

Suspension

independent wheel suspension with adjustable dampers 

Bodywork

lightweight carbon composite with adjustable rear wing profie 

Fuel

Gasoline Shell LM24 (2014)

Tank capacity 68 l