New Lotus Exige Cup 380 sportcar more fast, New track honed Exige gets 375bhp and up to 200kg of downforce because of new bodywork tweaks
Lotus has unconcealed a brand new track biased Exige, restricted to sixty units worldwide and Lotus Exige price from £83,000 within the Great Britain with order books open currently.
Called the Exige Cup 380, it’s a additional hardcore version of the Exige Sport 380, tho' it runs constant supercharged, 375bhp V6 engine as its sib.
Power is delivered to the rear wheels through a six-speed manual gear case. 0-60mph is treated in three.4 seconds, whereas high speed comes in at 175mph.
It’s additionally solely a bit lighter than the game 380 at one,057kg dry. Instead, the most changes area unit mechanics - the Cup 380 boasts new bodywork tweaks developed with construction help to deliver up to 200kg of downforce at its 175mph high speed.
New front louvers work the flowing within the front wheel-arches, whereas cut-outs behind the rear wheels work with aero-blades flanking the rear diffuser. a large rear wing sits at the rear too, the push the rear shaft into the tarmac. The aero changes have even gone thus far as a redesigned windshield wiper.
In wheel with the new levels of downforce, mechanical grip ought to be improved too – the Cup 380 comes with 20mm wider rear tyres.
A total of vi.5kg is saved compared to the game 380 model. As ever, abundant of the bodywork is made from carbon-fibre, the key distinction being the new one-piece tailgate made of the composite and therefore the removal of gas struts to prop it up.
Inside, the cabin is finished with visible carbon weave panels and carbon-fibre race seats and doorsills. additional elective carbon parts will scale back an additional 1kg from the weight, and therefore the panel has been slightly redesigned with new dials.