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Tuesday, November 29, 2016

Resurrection of Lotus through their newest sports car

Long time no see their action in the automotive world, Lotus which was famous in the 1990s re-emerged in the range of the 2000s through the Exige variants. The name Lotus Exige that has been present from the 2000s is essentially a coupe variant from the Lotus Elise convertibles.
Lotus Exige Sport 380, the fastest Exige variant ever made. (Picture from: http://adf.ly/1g5Iu1)
Although the base itself has aged 16 years, Lotus is still not finished with their lightweight sports car, and now re-introduce the 'Lotus Exige Sport 380.' 

In appearance, the Lotus Exige Sport 380 is increasingly fierce with the presence of a front splitter, spoiler, and rear diffuser made of carbon fiber.
Interior view of Lotus Exige Sport 380. (Picture from: http://adf.ly/1g5JyM)
Lotus Exige Sport 380 have not only given a new outer appearances, but the presence of the latest machines that can make the sports car could break the acceleration numbers from rest to 100 km/h in less than 3.7 seconds.

Yes, the engine is supplied by the Lotus on the Exige Sport 380 is a 2GR-FE 3.5-liter V6 engine that previously manufactured by Toyota. According to Autoevolution, this machine has ever existed on the Toyota Camry sedan and then get an upgrading and improvisation in order to fit with the Exige.
Rear side view of Lotus Exige Sport 380. (Picture from: http://adf.ly/1g5JyM)
In the Exige Sport 380, these Toyota engine was given a forced induction are derived from the supercharger so that make the car is capable of spraying power up to 375 hp and 410 Nm of torque with a top speed of 286 km/h.

Lotus Exige Sport 380 is becoming increasingly fierce with the car's weight only just 1,066 kg, thanks to the use of carbon fiber materials in a variety of places, such as rims and engine mounting, the gearbox mechanism of the manual six speed transmission system is also exposed. *** [EKA | FROM VARIOUS SOURCES | AUTOEVOLUTION | AUTOCAR]
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