Sports car prices start from 115,000 euros.
Lotus company has shown a track modification model Exige Sport 380, which the representatives of the British automaker is called “the supercar killer”.
Weight of the road version of the sports car is 1 066 kg, while the novelty track at 68 pounds lighter (dry weight 998 kg). The company did not specify how exactly they managed to reduce the weight of the Exige Race 380, however it is known that some elements of the body made of carbon fiber and the side Windows of polycarbonate.
However, ten kilograms allows you to “throw” an optional titanium exhaust system and “ultra light” forged alloy wheels (17 – and 18-inch front and rear respectively) with tires Michelin Pilot Sport Cup 2.
In motion track Exige leads the same 3.5-liter V6 engine of the Toyota design. 380-strong unit is combined with a six-speed sequential transmission Xtrac. Acceleration from zero to 96 km/h takes 3.2 seconds — 0.3 seconds less than the Exige Sport 380.
Lotus noted that the test track Hethel novelty is held for 23.5 seconds. This is 1.5 seconds faster than the track Exige Cup R.
Another feature of the sports car became a special aerodynamic body kit and large rear wing. Speed 273 km/h the model develops 240 pounds of downforce. In addition, the Exige Race 380 received chetyrehporshnevye brakes AP Racing. Lotus is already taking orders for the novelty track. Prices start from 115,000 euros.
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