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1971 McLaren M8E

1971 McLaren M8E


The car was purchased in 1989 from John Foulston's estate in England through his daughter, Nicola Foulston. This car has both FIA Historic Vehicle Registration and Historical Sports Car Club Vehicle Identity Form since 1989. According to the FIA H.S.C.C. Vehicle Identity Form, it was previously owned and raced by Richard Dodkins in England and Europe. This car was a winner in vintage racing in England and Europe.


Overall the car is in excellent running condition.


Lozano Brothers built 5800 cc (358 cu in) small block Chevy, Lucas timed fuel injection, 3 Stage Weaver Brothers dry sump, ENS custom crankshaft, Carillo Rods, Vertex magneto, aluminum Brodix heads. Very low time since complete rebuild.


Hewland LG600, 5 speed with reverse limited slip differential.


12 inch diameter rotors, AP Lockheed magnesium calipers.


Aluminum monocoque, steel bulkheads.

Dimensions / Specs

Wheel base - 95", front track- 58", rear track- 55.5" Overall length is 153" and 74" wide.

Dry weight is 1425 pounds.

Weight distribution is 35% front and 65% rear.


Front unequal length A arms with coil over Koni aluminum double adjustable shock absorbers, magnesium front upright. Rear, magnesium upright, twin trailing arms with single top link and inverted bottom A arms with coil springs over Koni aluminum double adjustable shock absorbers.

Rack and pinion steering, CV halfshafts.


Spare set of race wheels and tires, brake pads, Hewland gear ratios and box of miscellaneous parts.

The above information is accurate to the best of our knowledge.