Following the introduction of the Lotus Evora 400 and Evora Sport 410 to global markets, Lotus has unveiled its most powerful road-going model ever – the Evora GT430.
A beautiful and pure combination of elegance and power, Lotus has lavished attention on hand-crafted carbon-fibre components to endow this fully homologated Evora with a level of precision engineering and design unseen before.
This focused evolution of the critically acclaimed Evora has resulted in a landmark model for the famous British manufacturer. Powered by a new development of the 3.5-litre V6 supercharged and charge-cooled engine producing 430bhp, and benefitting from a significant hike in downforce, the rare-breed Evora GT430 is a class apart from its competitors.
Underpinned by the company’s acknowledged eminence in lightweight engineering, and at a new benchmark weight of 1258kg (dry), the Evora GT430 is the manufacturer’s most powerful and accomplished road car to date. With such performance, and all the marque’s chassis expertise, the new Evora GT430 delivers tremendous real-world speed and handling unheard of in its class.
Given the car’s breathtaking design and phenomenal performance, the Evora GT430 is an instant classic. Just 60 units of this supreme Evora will be hand-built in Norfolk, England, for sale in select markets around the world and, following the popularity of Lotus’ recent limited-run editions, it’s already in line to be a true collector’s car.
Marking the return of a famous Lotus badge, and acknowledging the Lotus Esprit V8 GT and the Esprit GT3 from the 1990s, this two-seater encapsulates the company’s approach to fast point-to-point sports cars. Zero to 100km/h is dispatched in just 3.8 seconds and the car’s top speed is 305km/h.
With new and specifically designed body panels, featuring exposed carbon weave sections, front and rear, the Lotus GT430 generates up to 250kg of downforce through advanced aerodynamics.
Larger front apertures, a new carbon fibre splitter, air blades and louvres positioned on top of each front wheel arch clearly illustrate the supercar credentials of the Evora GT430 when viewed head on. At the rear, aero ducts behind each wheel reduce pressure in the wheel arch and offer visibility of the wider Michelin Pilot Sport Cup 2 tyres, and a large rear diffuser provides a sharp visual finish. Both are crowned by the large, profiled carbon wing.
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