The definitive history of one of the most evocative and successful F1 cars, and the first to use the Ford-Cosworth DFV engine. - From inception and development to the fate of surviving cars.- Includes a racing record and individual chassis histories. - The Lotus 49 is associated with some of the world's greatest racing drivers - Clark, Hill, Rindt and Fittipaldi, to name a few. - A must for anyone who followed Formula 1 in the 60s and early 70s. - Produced in association with the Ford Motor Company.