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LMX Sirex 2300
Wheelbase 2300 mm, 90.6 in
Front Track 1520 mm, 59.8 in
Rear Track 1530 mm, 60.2 in
Length 3960 mm, 155.9 in
Width 1760 mm, 69.3 in
Height 1130 mm, 44.5 in
Wheelbase ratio 1.72
Cerb weight 950 kg, 2094 lb
Fuel capacity 60 litres, 13.2 UK Gal, 15.9 US Gal
Bore × stroke 90.00 mm × 60.14 mm
3.54 in × 2.37 in
Cylinders V-6 in 60.0° vee
Displacement 2.3 liter, 2296 cc (140.111 cu in)
Type OHV
Vales 2 valves per cylinder, 12 valves in total
Compression ratio 9.00:1
Fuel system 1 So 32 DDIST carburetor
Maximum power (SAE) 125.7 PS (124.0 bhp) (92.5 kW) @ 5600 rpm
Specific output 54 bhp/litre, 0.89 bhp/cu in
Maximum torque (SAE) 187.0 Nm (138 ft•lb) (19.1 kgm) @ 3500 rpm
Bmep 1023.5 kPa (148.4 psi)
Specific torque 81.45 Nm/litre
Coolant Water
Bore/stroke ratio 1.5
Unitary capacity 382.67 cc/cylinder
Aspiration Normal
Power-to-weight 130.53 bhp/ton
Engine location Front
Engine alignment Longitudinal
Drive RWD
Steering recirculation ball
Front Tires 185-14
Tires Rear 185-14
Brakes F/R Disk/Disk- Servo-assisted
Transmission 4M
Top gear ratio 1.00
Final drive ratio 3.77


The LMX Sirex 2300 had a Fiberglass body, designed by Eurostyle of Turin, used a forked biased backbone chassis, Ford Zodiac MkIV suspension and disk brakes, and a Ford Taunus 2.3 liter V6 engine in various states of tune, up to a turbocharged 210 bhp version.

The fiberglass-bodied Sirex was first shown at the 1968 Turin show in fastback form, then in convertible form at the Geneva show. Particularly notable is the rear glass panel of the fastback body which serves as the hatchback. Apparently this is about as big of a single glass pane you'll ever find from this era attached to a hinged joint on a fiberglass body. This car had a very low production number of only 43. The two versions, a coupe was built in production from 1969-1974, the only convertible was the Geneva concept. The convertible was configured such that the full fiberglass top could be stored behind the seats.


LMX Sirex 2300 Turbo



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