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When Formula 1 was most beautiful. ...

Lotus 49 Colin Chapman’s design genius combined with Cosworth Engineering’s Ford V8 engine and one of the greatest F1 race cars was born. The Lotus 49 chassis when fitted with the delayed Ford Cosworth DFV 3 Litre V8 took the F1 world by storm, winning its first GP in South Africa in 1968 with the late Jim Clark at the wheel. Want this in my garage.

1967 British GP, Silverstone - Jim Clark - Lotus-Ford 49/V8 #5 - Team Lotus - Winner (Ph: hellformotors)