The wet dream of all sports riders

Hethel, December 11, 2015

Lotus founder Colin Chapman took in the beginning of the sports car manufacturer is always the philosophy that his race car may fall apart after crossing the finish line ?? the typical Lotus lightweight was born. Now bring the British sports car maker, the ultimate version of the Exige to the market: The Lotus Exige Sport 350 has been made easier and faster than its predecessor Exige S.

Easy and delicious

Sprung from the " Lotus Lightweight Laboratory " ?? the workshop of weight specialists from Lotus ?? brings the Exige Sport 350 standard only 1125 kilograms on the scales. With optional lighter forged wheels and brake discs, the weight can be pushed even 1,115 kilograms. Thus, the Exige Sport 350 weighs whole 51 kg less than its predecessor ?? an effective diet. Achieves the skimmed data by a special rear cover with ventilation slots, a lightweight battery, lighter engine mounts, an open center console and by reducing air conditioning, heating and noise insulation to a minimum.

350 hp and open circuit

The compressor supercharged V6 with 3.5 liters displacement pushes 350 hp and 400 newton meters to the rear axle. If the Exige is equipped with the standard manual transmission, it accelerates ?? ?? provided an appropriate Kutscher in 3.9 seconds from zero to 100 km / h. The optional automatic transmission with aluminum shift paddles do the sprint almost 0.1 seconds faster thanks to switching times of 240 milliseconds, but is expected to make far less fun. In addition, provides the manual transmission in the cockpit the eye candy of an open shift gate ?? fantastically.

Good aerodynamics, good brake

In addition to the 42 kg output, producing the rear wing and the flat underbody, keep the Exige firmer dampers and revised suspension geometry on the road. A four-piston brake provides the necessary delay. Optional these with painted brake calipers and two-piece, cross-drilled, vented discs can be equipped.

Amenities miracle

Other hooks on the list of accessories can be put in the interior packages with Plaid, who were to have such in Esprit S1 1976 for the first time. In addition, only available at extra charge: air conditioning, infotainment system, carpets and insulation ?? so we imagine a real sports car. From February 2016, the Exige Sport 350 rolls for 74,000 euros by the Court of Lotus dealer you trust. A roadster version follows in March 2016th ( mf )