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Lotus Evora 400, the fastest-ever production Lotus, revealed – SN Report

February 21, 2015
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Lotus has revealed its fastest and most powerful production car ever, the Lotus Evora 400. The new-generation Evora gets sportier with a new front bumper, larger air intakes, LED daytime running lights, 19- / 20-inch ultra-lightweight alloy wheels, ventilated rear bumper, lightweight composite rear diffuser and a three-element rear wing. Lotus Evora 400 front The Evora 400 is powered by a Toyota-sourced 3.5-litre V6 engine that produces 400 hp and 410 Nm of torque. The engine is matched to a 6-speed manual/automatic transmission. The CO2 emissions figures of the manual and the automatic transmission models are rated at 225 g/km and 220 g/km respectively. Lotus Evora 400 rear Limited slip differential (LSD) is standard on manual transmission variant. The flat underbody, lightweight composite rear diffuser and a three-element rear wing help the downforce to remain at 32 kg at 150 mph (240 km/h). The weight has now reduced by 22 kg to 1,415 kg, thanks to the new aluminum chassis and new lightweight composite body. All these performance and weight reduction measures allow the Evora 400 to clock 0-100 km/h speed in 4.2 seconds and hit a top speed of 300 km/h. Lotus Evora 400 dashboard driver side Interior features include enhanced instrument cluster, new dashboard, revised centre console, ultra-lightweight sports seats, Alpine 5 speaker double DIN ICE unit with satellite navigation function, and integrated Sub-Woofer and reversing camera. The magnesium-alloy, leather-wrapped steering wheel features a racing red stripe indicator on the top add to the sportier feeling of driving the Evora 400. Lotus Evora 400 left side The Evora 400 will debut at the 2015 Geneva Motor Show.

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