The car consists of a complete Imp floorpan, severed from he body just above the sills. The suspension and running gear are all Imp Sport. Even the dash is standard Imp. The bodywork is Lola.
It has been used for sprints and hillclimbs in the west country.
Seen at Brooks Auction at the Goodwood Festival of Speed in June 1998. Catalogue: "having an 875cc engine with twin Strombergs and is very quick".
It sold for £4,000 - with current MoT, logbook and tax disc.
British chassis maker, legendary racing firm
Lola Cars, Ltd., established in 1958, is one of the most successful manufacturers of racing cars in the world. There products range from the fantastic Can-Am cars, Indy Lights chassis, Formula 1 Cars, and Championship cars. During the 1960's and 70s, Lola produced a wide range of Formula, Can-Am and Sports cars.
Lola first produced an Indy car in 1965 (the T80) and won the Indianapolis 500 the following year with Graham Hill in the T90. Lola improved the car for the 1967 season (the T92) but enjoyed little success. In 1969 Lola took Rookie of the Year honors with Mark Donohue in 1969.
MDR 389H: Plymouth C.B.C. (Davenport), 1970
Lola - the Illustrated History: 1957-1977 / John Starkey & Ken Wells. - Veloce Publishing, September 1997. - 192 pages
ISBN: 1874105863 (Hardcover)
History and detail of the 63 Lola types built between 1957 and 1977 and the company that built them.
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