Two-Tone Lotus Evora GT430 Turns Is An Unlikely Head-Turner

When Lotus came out with the Evora GT430, they made it clear that it was all about on-track performance, having lapped their Hethel test circuit in just 1.25:8 seconds, the same as the hardcore 3-Eleven.

As for what makes it so darn fast, well, it’s a combination of multiple factors. To start with, the GT430’s 3.5-liter V6 unit punches out 436 PS (430 HP) and 440 Nm (325 lb-ft) of torque, allowing for a 3.6-second sprint from 0-60 mph (0-96 km/h).

Then there’s the fact that it weighs just 1,258 kg (2,773 lbs) dry. As you can image, components such as the front and rear bumpers, front splitter, front access panel, roof and rear wing are all carbon fiber in order to achieve this number.

Other important mods include the Ohlins TTX two-way adjustable dampers with 20 click-adjustment compression and rebound settings, the lightweight Eibach sprints, Torsen limited-slip differential, titanium exhaust and Michelin Pilot Sport Cup 2 tires.

Last summer, Lotus announced that only 60 examples of the flagship Evora GT430 will ever be built, which means people walking the streets of Milan recently were pretty lucky to spot this dual-tone red and black example that was caught on camera by spotter Fraka.

It’s not often that a Lotus can turn heads as easily as some of the world’s most extreme exotics. Yet, this GT430 manages to do that with ease. The massive wing, prominent diffuser, chunky exhaust pipe and the rest of its exterior mods are really hard to ignore.

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  • Six_Tymes

    i would love to drive this, it must be a blast

  • Big Black Duck

    look like such a dated design… what is lotus upto these days?

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