2016 Lotus Exige Sport 350 Release Date
A new production enriches the Lotus range: it is the Exige Sport 350 will be offered in Europe from February 2016 with bodywork Coupe and Roadster with that from March: in Italy the Coupe will be offered starting at 78,230 Euros. Compared to the Exige S V6, hence, the
Sport 350 declares a weight of less than 51 kg to 1,125 kg, achieved by introducing the new bonnet with louvers cross without crystal, a special battery, engine mounts lightened, HVAC ducts revised, a new center console for change and new sound-proofing materials.
V6 with 350 hp and 400 Nm. The 3.5 V6 engine with supercharger is proposed in the version with 350 hp and 400 Nm and allows you to touch 274 km / h with a time of 3.9 seconds to accelerate from 0 to 100 km / h. The manual has been updated with a new mechanism visible aluminum that has improved the accuracy of the leverage while saving in weight, while in option is the six-speed automatic with paddle wheel that increases the mass total of only 5 kg: thanks to the Sport mode the automatic gets an even better time in acceleration (3.8 seconds to reach 100 km / h) with a top speed of 261 km / h. On the dashboard it was also modified system commands Dynamic Performance Management (DPM) in the manner of driving Drive, Sport and Race acting on the traction control, the drain valve and the throttle response.
2016 Lotus Exige Sport 350 Brakes and shock absorbers
The structure of the Exige Sport 350 is fitted with new dampers and stiffened geometry changed, while the bigger brakes can rely on four-piston front calipers: these elements, combined with the weight reduction, has allowed to lower to 2.5 seconds lap time than the Exige S on the circuit of Hethel, stopping the clock at 1 minute, 29 seconds and 8/10.
The list of options includes important elements for performance such as forged alloy wheels (- 5 kg) and brake discs separable (- 5 kg), but also air conditioning, sound system and additional soundproofing. Additional amenities include the unpublished internal tartan red or yellow finishes inspired by the Esprit S1 of 1976, while remaining available variants of leather and Alcantara. The standard Exige Sport 350 offers splitter, rear spoiler, roof, hood, mirrors and rear panel in matt black, but each component is also offered in body color at no extra charge.