Lotus 3-Eleven, overtaking everywhere on the Nürburgring

The Lotus 3-Eleven is the production model faster and able in circuit ever manufactured by the Hethel, and that they are big words. In fact, there are not too many supercars on the market -approved for road – who can keep up with him, and these videos from Nürburgring are a good proof of this.

His aspect denotes that there is not the slightest concession to comfort: the Lotus 3-Eleven is available in two versions, Road or Race. In this latter case, its light weight 890 kilograms -with carbon fiber body – and your 460 HP allow you to accelerate from 0 to 100 km/h in about 3 seconds, reaching 290 km/h.

Another important aspect is its aerodynamics, and thanks to the adjustable rear spoiler of the version Race is capable of generating approximately 215 kilograms of downforce to 240 km/h. Well, with all these credentials, it is expected a maximum performance in the circuit, and the truth is that it doesn’t disappoint.


The Lotus 3-Eleven marked a time on the Nürburgring of , 7 minutes and 6 seconds. This 7:06 puts you very close to the 6:57 recorded by the Porsche 918 Spyder, the current record at the Nordschleife between production cars, falling just four seconds of the Lamborghini Aventador SV and beating most supercars of today, with these few exceptions.

With Marc Basseng -test pilot of the brand – to your steering wheel, the Lotus 3-Eleven calls for step to all the vehicles on the asphalt Nürburgring. In these two videos you can see this barqueta to the limit on the asphalt of the circuit, German, and overtaking are completed in the blink of an eye: even several Porsche 911 may set a minimum as opposed to being overwhelmed.

the Moral of the story: if you’re rolling on a track and you see a Lotus 3-Eleven in your rearview mirror, you will not be forced to make way. The sports already holds the all-time record at Hockenheim, with a time of 1:06.2. From the Lotus suggests that could reduce this time at the Nürburgring in more favourable conditions and without traffic, approaching or even reducing the barrier of the seven minutes…