Several teasers have served us in advance of Lotus 3-Eleven , the latest model that the British company has presented at the Goodwood Festival of Speed. This is the most extreme model of the brand, defined by this uncompromising as a manifestation of the spirit of Lotus. Despite its radical aspect of machine circuits, Lotus will offer 3-Eleven so much competition specification and variants approved for driving on public roads .
The Lotus 3-Eleven can claim to be the fastest car ever produced by the mark . Its V6 3.5-liter supercharged 457 horses and 450 Nm of torque is a real bomb when associated with a weight of only 900 kilos for the racing version, which allows 0-100 of about 3 seconds and a speed of 280 km / h, 290 km / h for the street model. [1.99902 million]
This little beast sends all power to the rear wheels through a manual gearbox six-speed close-ratio Torsen differential with for the competition model. The units of the Lotus 3-Eleven that we see on the street using a sequential gearbox six relations.
Both versions rely on a monocoque aluminum cage competition, while panels body is a composite one lighter than fiberglass 50%. The alloy wheels shod R18delante 225/40 and 275/35 R19 rear. Inside brakes AP Racing four-piston with an ABS system developed specifically for this Lotus 3-Eleven are housed.
a total of 311 units will be manufactured from next February. The price will be around 115,000 euros for street model and 162,000 for competition . It is therefore the most expensive model ever offered by Lotus.
Source – Lotus
From 77 296 EURO [1.99902 million]
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