These are about Lotus Cars. In this article, we present Lotus Esprit, Lotus Elise, Exige S, Exige S Club Racer.
The model Lotus Esprit is able to reach the first hundred in less than three seconds, while the best time so far belonged to the competitor with the number of three total seconds for the acceleration. Many specialists say that the Lotus car is able to generate such a speed so fast because of its weight and the new materials out which the body of the car is made.
Interestingly enough, the fastest sports car for consumers was made in the British land by the British car maker. This land has never been known for the racing cars, and there are no special racing tracks there either. However, as we know, the expertise of the manufacturer never depends on the things around, but only from the knowledge of the workers, therefore, there should be no wanderings, how Lotus was able to make the fastest car. In the years to come, we believe that the company will only improve these results.
Special version Elise was recently presented the automaker’s 20th anniversary model. Lotus Elise was presented at the 1995 Frankfurt Motor Show. He is driven by a 1.8-liter turbocharged gasoline engine. Performance model will be 217 hp (162 kW) at 6000 vol. / Min. Maximum torque is 250 Nm at 4600 vol. / Min. Up to 100 km / h special version sprints in 4.6 seconds.
The maximum speed of the model is 237 km / h. The combined cycle consumption will be 5.9 liters / 100 km. CO2 emissions are 173 g / km. A special version is available with blue, yellow, green and silver body color with accents in matte black.
Exige S Automatic is equipped with a automatic transmission with six steps that can shift gears only 240 milliseconds. Sport mode, which is equipped with a sports car, allows semitone raise infectivity, opening the exhaust bypass valve engine and increases the threshold slip traction control system dynamic performance.
As for performance, the car has a supercharged V6, producing 345 horse powers (258 kW) and 295 foot-pounds of torque (400 Nm). This 3.5-liter unit is docked with the aforementioned automatic transmission allows the car to accelerate coupé in the range of 0-100 km / h time of 3.9 seconds from before the stun maximum speed of 261 km / h – or 233 km / h in the case Exige S Roadster . Fuel consumption for the coupe is estimated to be 9.64 l / 100 km with CO2 emissions of 222 g / km. Body stands on Lite aluminum composite chassis, giving the vehicle curb weight 1182 kg.
Four buttons neatly arranged on the center console, replace the shift lever, freeing up precious space in the cramped cockpit Exige. The transmission may be engaged with or be controlled manually by means of large aluminum column switch mounted behind the steering wheel.
Lotus Exige S Club Racer
Lotus Exige S Club Racer costs 56.9 thousand pounds (78.5 thousand euros). This is 2.4 thousand pounds more than the standard car, with the entire range of accessories, according to the manufacturer; it is worth 4.5 thousand pounds.. The model has become 15 pounds lighter standard car and got new aerodynamic elements.
Track sports car is equipped with a new front splitter and rear wing, which at a speed of 160 kilometers per hour and generates 42 kilograms of downforce. Weight coupe was reduced by the installation of another battery, changing the design center console, doors and lighter carcasses seats. This car weighs 1161 pounds. Novelty is equipped with 345-horsepower 3.5-liter V6 engine with a mechanical supercharger. From zero to “hundreds” sports car accelerates in four seconds.