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iRacing.com – First Lotus 49 Render

iRacing.com has released a first render of their upcoming Lotus 49 historical Formula One car.

iRacing.com has released a first render of their upcoming Lotus 49 historical Formula One car.

The render shows the cars chassis and plenty of under the hood details such as the Ford Cosworth V8 engine and gearbox.

Designed around the Cosworth DFV V8 engine that became the de-facto standard in Formula One through the 1970s, the Lotus 49 became one of the company’s most successful Formula One cars.

The car won its debut race at Zandvoort in the hands of Jim Clark, the Scotsman, Graham Hill & Jochen Rindt went on to score 12 Grand Prix wins and no less than two driver & constructors’ world championships in the 49.

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