Lotus Requires Race 380: The version of track no-enrolled in the Required faster


The version of track of the Required Sport 380.

Lotus has unveiled through their social networks, a new version of the Required, intended exclusively for track, the new Lotus Requires Race 380. This is the version not-enrolled in the new Required Sport 380, the fastest version to date of the model.

The mark was advertised as faster than the previous one Requires Cup R, with a weight of only 998 kg dry, with a ratio of weight-to-power of a few 380-horsepower per ton. This new version track-only is able to lower the time Required Cup R in a second and a half on the test track of the company, in Hethel, which is of small size.

In the equipment of this new version exclusive for track we find roll cage integrated, bucket seat made of carbon fiber and compatible with the protection system HANS and a safety harness of six points of anchorage. It also has fire-extinguishing system with specifications FIA, control external to disconnect the battery and hooks on outside of trailer.


Its new aerodynamics generates up to 240 pounds of downforce.

As a vehicle intended for track has elements of this function, such as a color TFT display that serves mainly to display the telemetry data, which operate in conjunction with the GPS. The display is configurable, so that the user can modify it to your liking to show the desired parameters.

measures to further lighten the Demands to Sport 380 include side windows of polycarbonate in place of glass, and profusion in carbon seen for many items. Optionally, the customers can get rid of ten kilos, thanks to an exhaust system made of titanium.

In terms of his frame, we meet suspension with adjustable dampers Öhlins with a set of bars front and rear adjustable. System of adjustable traction control and tires Michelin Pilot Sport Cup 2 on the light alloy wheels of 17 and 18 inches. The team of brakes is signed by the specialist AP Racing, with four-piston calipers.


Designed only for track.

Reaches a maximum speed of 274 km/h and at that time is capable of
generate up to 240 kilos of downforce thanks to its aerodynamic kit, and is
able to reach 100 km/h from standstill in just 3,3 seconds. The
first units will not be delivered until may 2017.