2018 Lotus Evora GT430 Review, Specs, Interior, Horsepower, Price – Lotus presents a new evolution of its Evora, always following the same magic recipe: more power, less weight, for an even greater sportsmanship. Lotus no longer has to evolve its Evora, with at present a frantic pace of a new variant every year. So, after the 400 in 2015 and Sport 410 in 2016, here is the 2018 Lotus Evora GT430.
As the name implies, the Berlinetta wins 20 BHP compared to sport 410, the V6 3.5 with compressor developing here 430 bhp (British horse power), or 436 hp. which allows this Evora to claim once again the most powerful Lotus title ever produced.
2018 Lotus Evora GT430 Specs; More horses, fewer kilos
At the same time, the mass of the car was further reduced and this new version announces a gain of 26 kg compared to the Evora Sport 410, with a weight in the running order of 1 299 kg. It should be said that a real gap separates this new grind from the first Evora released in 2009. The latter announced the 280 CH for 1 380 kg …
In the program of this new dry regime, one can mention the titanium exhaust line, the adoption of carbon for certain body panels such as the roof or engine cowl, light suspensions and brakes, or the use of lightweight materials for the cockpit. Note that, like Sport 410, this GT430 is no longer a 2 + 2 but a strict two seater.
2018 Lotus Evora GT430 Performance
The performances are of course progressing, with a 0 to 100 km/h now shot in 3.8 s, the same time as a Mercedes-AMG GT S. Despite everything, although this Evora GT430 is the most powerful Lotus, it must bow in accelerations compared to the Exige Cup 380 (0 to 100 km/h in 3.6 s), even more radical in its treatment.
This would not prevent it, according to Lotus, from being as fast as the 3-Eleven tray (in its road version) on a tour of the Hethel circuit, with a time of 1 ‘ 25 ” 8.
It must be said that in addition to this best weight-to-power ratio, the Evora has also worked on its aerodynamics and adopts new front and rear shields, as well as a huge fixed fin, all of which can generate a support of 250 kg at a maximum speed of 305 km/h.
2018 Lotus Evora GT430 Price
However, the interested parties will have to show up quickly, since the production of this Evora GT430 is limited to only 60 copies worldwide. The price market is Around €152.300.