2000-2005 Lola B2K/40

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Text copyright Michael J. Fuller
While having been surpassed by the Lola B01/60, the Lola B2K/40 first embodied many of the features the B01/60 inherited.  Namely the front fender shape, front nose diffuser, and the rear coke bottle duct.  In that sense, then, the B2K/40 is a landmark Lola design.
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2000-2004 Lola B2K/40 Specifications
Layout: Mid-engine, rear-wheel drive
Monocoque: Aluminum monocoque
Gearbox: Magnesium main case, Hewland 6-speed internals, sequential shift
Steering: Rack and pinion
Suspension: Double steel fabricated wish bones with pushrods and rockers
Brakes: 330 mm diameter, 32 mm thick, iron.  Aluminum 4-pistion calipers
Wheels: (f/r) 18in.x10in./18in.x11in., OZ
Tires: (f/r) 255/635 R18 / 270/690 R18. 
Length: 4300 mm
Width: 1990 mm
Wheelbase: 2540 mm
Front Overhang: 880 mm
Rear Overhang: 880 mm
Weight: 753 kgs. (2000 Le Mans)
755 kgs. (2001 Le Mans)
803 kgs. (2004 Le Mans)
Tank capacity: Up to 100 liters, dependent on rules
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ęCopyright 2004, Michael J. Fuller