The British brand has presented the Lotus Exige sports car, which became the fastest version for all time of existence of the model. The car called the Cup 430 has replaced the track Cup 380, the circulation of which was limited to around 60 copies.
New Lotus Exige Cup 430, like its predecessor, driven by a 3.5-liter 6-cylinder Toyota engine with a mechanical supercharger, but its impact was boosted to 430 horsepower and 440 Nm of torque. In the role of transmission stands 6-band “mechanics”.
The most extreme Exige road spends on acceleration from 0 to 96 km/h in 3.2 seconds, that’s 0.2 seconds less than with the Cup 380. The car’s top speed increased by 7 km/h or up to 289 km/h. the weight of the sports car dropped to 1 056 pounds.
Modified aerodynamic body kit made of carbon fiber, at high speeds provides a clamping force up to 220 pounds. While the new coupe Lotus Exige Cup 430 “shod” in the wheels dimension 17 inch front and 18 inch rear combine tires with Michelin Pilot Sport Cup 2.