Lola T298 BMW 2.5

Lola T298 BMW 2.5

1989 - 1992 coche

Specification Sheet

  • 400 cv
  • 10500 rpm
  • 640 kg
Andrés Vilariño at the wheel of the Lola T298 BMW 2.5

Lola T298 BMW 2.5

A Group C3 sports prototype.

A racing vehicle with a carbon fibre bodywork on a chassis similar to a 1970s F1 race car. The monocoque was made from aluminium and the tube-shaped structure encompassed the rear section, protecting a four-cylinder, 2500cc BMW engine.

It was a very powerful and lightweight car, perfect for mountain paths. A real challenge for the driver, as reactions were extremely fast.

Lola T298 BMW 2.5
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    4 Spanish Trial

    FIA European Mountain Champion in 1989-1992

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    + 25 Wins

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    + 40 Podiums

Spanish Mountain Championship in 1985

Born in the '70s

Designed by Bob Marston and Eric Broadley in Great Britain in the late '70s, the Lola T298 was especially conceived for 2000cc competitions. Its lightweight chassis and superb response made it a match for four-cylinder, two-litre engines. A total of 16 vehicles were produced

Andrés Vilariño in 1985

The king of mountain racing

Although its first races took place in circuits, reaching the 24 Hours of Le Mans from 1979 to 1981, the Lola T298 displayed its full potential climbing the mountains of Europe, where Andrés Vilariño shined

European Mountain Championship in 1989

New heart

In 1989, Andrés Vilariño and his team acquired a new BMW 2500cc engine, which after preparation outperformed the 394 hp and took them to victory in the European Hill Climb Championship in 1989 and each of the following three years, breaking multiple records in the process

Outside the track

Milestones in history such as the birth of the Internet, the fall of the Berlin Wall, the 1992 Summer Olympics in Barcelona, and Expo '92 in Seville.

In 1989, the Berlin Wall came down and the reunification of Germany began.

In 1989-1990, Tim Berners-Lee created the world's first internet server, giving birth to the world wide web.

1989 was also the year of another unforgettable car, Tim Burton's Batmobile.

The Berlin Wall

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The birth of the world wide web

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Tim Burton's Batmobile