Yesterday we spoke about the next generation of the Lotus Elise that could reach in 2020. But that are topics of the future, today we focus on the present because we just know the Lotus Elise Race 250. This model takes as the basis of the Elise Cup 250, although unlike this one, will not be able to roll on the open road. This toy only for circuit is called to overcome the previous Elise Cup, 220 A.
The engine will be the same as that of the Lotus Elise Cup 250, a 1.8 supercharged petrol four-cylinder. You will have the same power, 246 HP and 250 Nm of torque that is transferred to the wheels through a manual change of six speeds. Although this will be the only element shared by both vehicles. In this Elise Race 250 to find multitude of components that what will make it even more effective. .
Talk of adjustable shocks Nitron, sport brakes or rear window made of polycarbonate. Its driving position will be that of a racing car, with a few seats type bucket carbon fiber and with a harness of six points, in addition to a steering wheel removable. With a weight very reduced, by below 900 kg (31 kg less than that of the Cup 250). This with the Carbon Aero Pack optional.
body kit that adds some parts, like the front splitter or spoiler and rear diffuser in carbon fiber. Although your body series has already been adjusted to obtain a aerodynamics outstanding. Produces 66 kg of downforce at 161 km/h and no less than 155 kg payload to 248 km/h, which is its maximum speed. The Lotus Elise Race 250 is available from 53.500 lbs with a tax of 20% included (about 63.500€)
Source – Lotus