2016 Lotus Exige Sport 350 Specs And News
Since the British sports car manufacturer has a reputation for being light as a feather, this is not an easy task. However, the mix of members’ funds lightweight lab engineers, designers, Ruth and Brian accounts of the Lotus production line said fresh eyes helped find ingenious ways to make their cars lighter and lighter yet . The new 2016 Lotus Exige Sport 350 is the result of laboratory sessions. It replaces the Exige S, and 2016 Lotus Exige Sport 350 name is not only a reference to the output of the engine power of 350PS (345bhp), but also a nod to the past, and Esprit Sport 350 1999. Ah, yes, the past. Since its creation in 1950 by Colin Chapman, Lotus has had more ups and downs of an expedition in the Himalayas. He was raised, as winning championships seven manufacturers in Formula One in the 60s and 70s, and a Spirit unit soon to see with James Bond at the wheel. And there were casualties, including owners of the company of succession, a shortage of F1 titles and a clear lack of blockbuster James Bond. Now under the direction of Jean-Marc Gales, a former leader of the likes of Peugeot / Citroen, Mercedes and General Motors, Lotus says it is focusing on what you do best; manufacture of sports cars that are lighter and more exciting to drive than anything else in its price range.
As expected, 2016 Lotus Exige Sport 350 is almost identical to the Coupe 360 abroad. Lotus is known for keeping the design of special edition models close to the standard car, and 2016 Lotus Exige Sport 350 is no exception to this rule. However, because it is based on the V6 Cup, comes with all the goodies seen in the track car based on the brand’s requirements, including a full aero kit consisting of a front splitter, side skirts sports a rear spoiler, rear diffuser and part. 369 Cup identical to the untrained eye, 2016 Lotus Exige Sport 350 has features that distinguish it. For example, the black cover that covers the front compartment has won part of the grille in the nose. On the sides, only the wheels are new, now sporting a multi-spoke design. 360 Wine glasses with double roles five standard radios. Other changes are noticeable around the back. The bonnet has a slightly different (but identical grids) central section, while small horizontal stripes on the sides removed a cleaner look. Here is a revised rear fascia with small wings and a new dual exhaust diffuser. Another small detail is that there is no plate “demand”, while the “2016 Lotus Exige Sport 350” emblem was placed on the bumper. Cup 360 is located on the front panel below the rear lights on the right side. As the cup 360, the front splitter, rear spoiler, the front access panel, roof panel, rear view mirrors and rear diffuser are finished in matte black. Optionally, they can be painted in body color, without charge, but I think that makes black demands seem much more aggressive, especially when combined with light or bright colors. Some customization is possible through forged alloy wheels as an option, which reduces the empty weight of the vehicle by another 5 kg (11 pounds), and either black or yellow brake calipers. A total of 2016 Lotus Exige Sport 350 is not as new as far as style goes, but still a cool sports car look.
Like the exterior, the interior is similar to the 360 cut too. 2016 Lotus Exige Sport 350, however, the advantages of the largest switches, a new start button engine, and new equipment packages that include a heritage theme with tartan upholstery for seats and panels inserts doors. Relaunched in Elise Sport 220 for the first time since it was introduced in the first generation of Spirit in 1976, Tartan is a pattern consisting horizontal and vertical lines intersecting in multiple colors, similar to the arrangement seen in kilts. For demanding, tartan upholstery is available in red or yellow. If you do not like this model, Lotus will be pleased to replace it with leather or Alcantara extra cost. Speaking of extras, the options list also includes air conditioning, an entertainment system in the car, all the carpets and sound insulation. Another unique feature of the 2016 Lotus Exige Sport 350 is the new shift mechanism to aid light, machinery and components made of cast aluminum. What is more interesting is that the mechanism is hidden in the transmission tunnel, but exposed through a design of the open door. This not only reduces weight but also improves the appearance inspired by the racing cockpit.
2016 Lotus Exige Sport 350 uses hot-extruded and bonded Elise, and its central section is identical, but the new front bodywork creates a more aggressive identity, while there is a revised rear sub frame and body to house cross V6 mid climb. Last summer, Lotus has taken a little Exige S hand, had students weigh the parties, and got engineers, assembly line and suppliers to propose ways to add lightness, the ideal is that efficiency and the quality of design is improved components. Exercise 120 product ideas, creating 2016 Lotus Exige Sport 350. The amendments include a hood slats glass to replace the previous product (6.6 pounds), a new battery and the mounting bracket (- 7.7 lbs) lighter body panels (- 26.5 lbs), removing some insulation (-6 pounds), brake replacement (-0.57 lbs), and remove the visor! Parasol and passenger footrests (2.6 lb). The 2016 Lotus Exige Sport 350 was approved without air conditioning, Shavers 16.5 pounds and probably will be added as an option in most cases. Changes in cut 112 pounds. The power is still 345 horsepower and 295 pound-feet, but 2,480 lbs pavement generates a healthy ratio of 7.12 lbs-by-hp power-to-weight. The Porsche 911 GT3 (475 hp / 3318 lb) hit a little harder with 6.99 lb-per-CV. Just for 2016 Lotus Exige Sport 350 to follow Lotus Hethel test ride in 1: 29.8 seconds, 2.5 seconds faster than the Exige S particularly impressive because the time of S ‘was established on Pirelli trophy option is the legal route when sport has turned less sticky P-Zero Corsa. The front tires are 205/45 R17s, rear 265/35 R18 last half-inch wider tire footprint for a wider dissemination.
The price of 2016 Lotus Exige Sport 350 starts from £ 55,900 in the UK, and from € 74,000 in Germany and other European markets. British custom sticker £ 7,095 cheaper than the Exige Cup 360. Turnover 2016 Lotus Exige 350 Sport starts from Europe in February 2016 and March 2016, excluding other markets in North America.