Lotus 79 1977


Lotus 79 1977


Lotus 79 1977

  • Origin United Kingdom
  • Engine 2,993 cc, V8
  • Top speed 205 mph (330 km/h)

The first Formula 1 car to take full advantage of ground-effect aerodynamics, which caused it to suck itself to the road for maximum grip on corners, the 79 was a great success.