Lotus Evora GT430: the road car more powerful ever created by the brand

Lotus Evora GT430 2017 - posterior

Lotus Evora GT430. Presents the street car more powerful ever produced by Lotus.

During these last times Lotus Cars we have been accustomed to the presentation of different special editions or limited of some of the Evora or Required. One of the great obsessions of the firm with headquarters in Norwich has been the reduction of weight. Something you have wanted to carry to extremes never before achieved. Until such a level has led to this situation in which all we took for granted that the mysterious model anticipated a few days ago that it was going to be a new special edition of the Evora. And the truth, we were not going very misguided.

The british manufacturer has unveiled its weapon of street more deadly. The new Lotus Evora GT430. It is a genuine beast on wheels. It is sufficient to note that it is the model of road most powerful ever created by Lotus to get an idea of to what kind of vehicle we are in. In its design, the firm’s engineers have worked meticulously on the aerodynamics and, as not, in the paragraph mechanical.

Aesthetically, we realize quickly that we are not facing “other” Lotus Evora. The brand has done a very important job on the outside with the installation of a body kit in which we find a new bumper, splitter, front, roof, spoiler and tailgate. All in carbon fiber. It also calls our attention to the exhaust system of titanium-installed.

Lotus Evora GT430 2017 - frontal

The production Lotus Evora GT430 will be limited to only 60 units. It may already be reserved.

Each one of the new elements installed help to increase downforce. The new Evora GT430 produces up to 250 kg of downforce when it is travelling at its maximum speed. The vehicle sets a weight of 1,258 kg dry. In comparison to the Lotus Evora Sport 410, is 26 pounds lighter. Not bad for a brand that, as we say, gets to be obsessed with the scale.

In regard to subparagraph (a mechanic of this beast. Everything happens for a engine V6 3.5-liter supercharged that yields a power of 436 PS (430 hp) and 440 Nm of maximum torque. This engine is associated with a gearbox six-speed manual. Thanks to this engine the Lotus Evora GT430 is capable of accelerating from 0 to 96 km/h in 3.7 seconds and reach a top speed of 305 km/h. There is nothing wrong.

To improve your behaviour in the cornering, Lotus has fitted a few new shock absorbers two-way Ohlins TTX with 20 configurations possible. On the test track at Hethel was able to score a time of 1 minute and 25.8 seconds. Is located at the level of the Lotus 3-Raise more radical.

Lotus Evora GT430 2017

the aerodynamics of The Lotus Evora GT430 has been carried to the extreme.

In the interior exudes a sporting environment, and high performance. Details such as upholstery, steering wheel or trim chosen by the designers of the british manufacturer will never go unnoticed. In addition, you can apply with a few seats Sparco optional. The combination of Alcantara and leather is very present in the cabin of the Lotus Evora GT430. We will also have the opportunity to equip a system of info-entertainment that offers connectivity for iPod and Bluetooth.

production will be limited to 60 units and in Europe can already be reserved. Lotus has confirmed that for the next spring of 2018 will launch an american version of the Evora GT430. Currently unknown price.