just a couple of months we saw for the first time to the Lotus Requires Sport 380, one of the models faster of the british brand. But now the folks from Hethel has wanted to go one step beyond and thus are the Lotus Requires Race 380, another version of the sports although in this case only suitable for the circuit. Sure to be cannon fodder for competition teams private and protagonist of the LotusCup.
Although it may seem impossible, this Requires Race 380 is even lighter that his brother, the Sport 380. To be able to dispense with some elements, has managed to stay below the ton of weight. Specifically, 998 kg in vacuum and this figure could be reduced 10 kg over your opt for the exhaust system made of titanium optional. Therefore, have not been required engine changes for get out faster.
Still using the same engine V6 supercharged 3.5-liter and origin Toyota. The power is maintained at 380 HP and 410 Nm as well as in the Required Sport 380. The gearbox itself that is different, as the Race 380 mounts a sequential six-speed, more suitable to use in circuit. Also benefits from a limited-slip differential and a aerodynamics very elaborate that makes the car generates 240 kg of downforce at 273 km/h.
will Come with other items such as tires Michelin Pilot Sport Cup 2, brakes signed by AP Racing, or a specific instrumentation for racing. These aspect allows you to do the 0 to 96 km/h in 3.2 seconds and a time of 1 minute and 23.5 seconds in the track, Hethel, being 1.5 seconds faster than the Required Cup R. the price of The Lotus Requires Race 380 is 99.500 lbs (approximately 122,000 euros at the exchange).
Source – Lotus