Lotus will release an extreme sports car 3-Eleven with a 420-horsepower engine

April 15, 2015 at 16:44

Lotus Company will release lightweight extreme sports car, which will be the ideological successor model 2-Eleven. Novelty equipped six-cylinder engine capacity of 420 horsepower. This is with reference to the head of the British producer Jean-Marc Jale said the publication Auto Motor und Sport.

Lotus 2-Eleven picture

Lotus 2-Eleven pics

Apparently, the sports car will get a 3.5-liter V6 Toyota production with a mechanical supercharger. Who is the most powerful Lotus – Evora 400 – This unit produces 406 horsepower. The basis of the sports car, which will be called 3-Eleven, lays an upgraded chassis family Exige. Jale said that the engineers tasked to make a novelty not heavier than 890 pounds.

Lotus 2-Eleven pics

Lotus 2-Eleven image

According to the head of the British brand, the maximum speed of 3-Eleven will be about 285-290 kilometers per hour. It is expected that the new product will be able to go round “Nordschleife” Nurburgring in 7 minutes and 9 seconds. Extreme Lotus will be positioned as a sports car track, but it will be resolved riding on public roads.
Public debut Lotus 3-Eleven will take place in the fall at the Frankfurt Motor Show. Model will be released in a limited edition of 311 copies.

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