Lotus continues to launch new versions, so in ahead of us is this 3-Eleven 430, which also became Lotus’s fastest road sports car.
More specifically, the new Lotus 3-Eleven 430 has thus passed the Hethel track in 1 minute and 24 seconds, 0.8 seconds faster than the Exige Cup 430 model, and two seconds faster than the previous Lotus 3-Eleven.
The car is powered by the 3.5-liter V6 engine with 430 hp and 440 Nm (with a six-speed manual transmission).
Acceleration from 0 to 100 km/h lasts just 3.2 seconds and can go up to 290 km/h (0.2 seconds and 10 km/h better than the previous 3-Eleven version).
It also features a lightweight carbon-composite body, an all-aluminum chassis, a weight of only 920 kg (power/weight ratio is 467 hp per ton), optimized aerodynamic package, Torsen LSDD differential, Öhlins DFV shock absorbers, 18-inch wheels, Michelin tires 225/40 ZR18 front and 275/35 ZR19 rear, AP Racing brakes (discs 332 mm) …
Lotus 3-Eleven 430 will be available in a series of only 20 copies, at a price of £102,000.