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Lotus News

hennessey builds world's fastest venom gt edition

Texas based Hennessey Performance (HPE) has just released that it is building a limited run of World's Fastest Edition Venom GTs. The reason for this celebration is HPE’s recent top speed run-record of 270.4 mph. What is more, the World's Fastest Edition also alludes to the Venom's 0-300 km/h Guinness World Record. Furthermore, the company has announced that this special edition Venom will be dressed in unique livery package in the colors of the U.S. flag: white with red and blue stripes. But why the Venom GT

2014 lotus elise s cup r

Lotus has introduced the 2014 Elise S Cup R, which will take its place alongside the Exige V6 Cup and Exige Cup R as well as the mighty Evora GT4. The small sports car is going to race in Birmingham between 9th and 12th January. Lotus owners looking to race their road cars at weekends, or indeed take racing a step further by entering their Lotus to compete around the world through the global Lotus Cup network; or indeed take part in the almighty GT and endurance series with the outstandin

lotus unveils elise s cup r

Lotus Elise S Cup R is the latest addition to brand’s motorsport portfolio which is built specifically for the track only. Here for the first time, a supercharged Elise S’ mid-mounted, transverse, 1.8 litre 2ZR-FE engine has been utilized in a Cup variant. In addition, the vehicle also includes bespoke livery and aerodynamic body kit. The performance of the vehicle is enhanced over the road-going Elise S via a motorsport-specific engine control module (ECM) and a CFD proved aero pack.

bluebird to launch dc50 sports car and gtl formula e at sustainable motoexpo

The official premiere of the Bluebird DC50 Electric Sports Car and Bluebird GTL Formula E will be held at Sustainable MotoExpo on 28th of September this year, at National Motor Museum, Beaulieu. The Bluebird name is ssociated with innovative technology and tradition and this is what we are to expect from the brand at the event. First, the DC50 electric sports car is limited edition of just 50 units and it is built especially to celebrate the 5

chevrolet corvette z06 vs: 911 turbo, camaro zl1, lotus esprit and shelby mustang gt500

Dragtimesinfo has published video showing some races in “Super Stock” class. The battle is between Chevrolet Corvette Z06 with 505HP, Porsche 911 Turbo with 500HP, Camaro ZL1 with 580HP, Lotus Espirt V8 PP Stage 1 with 390HPand a powerful Shelby Mustang GT 500 with 667HP. The first race is between the Z06 and the 911 Turbo. The winner as you may suggest is the 911 Turbo which did ¼ mile in 11.625 seconds and 1 mile in 29.289 seconds w

2013 lotus exige s roadster adds more summer excitement

2013 Lotus Exige S Roadster will raise the spirits of this summer by its exceptional visual characteristics and new character. It stems from its coupé counterpart - the Exige S and keeps all of the race-bred sports car attributes. With this convertible, Lotus is completing the Exige line-up and enhances the track

hennessey venom gt - 427.6 km/h [video]

Hennessey Venom GT has managed to hit sensational speed of 427.6 km/h (265.7 mph) on the runway at the Lemoore Naval Air Station in California on February 9th. This means, that it is officially fastest than Bugatti Veyron Super Sport, which is limited to “just” 415 km/h (258 mph). However, the Veyron Super Sport still stands in Guinness Records as the “fastest production car” in the world with 431.072 km/h (268 mph). This won’t stop John Hennessey, who has always wanted to steal

world’s fastest production car from 0 – 300 km/h - hennessey venom gt

Hennessey Performance (HPE) has broken two sensational Guinness records. The first one is “Fastest Production Car from 0 - 300 km/h” and the second “Fastest Production Car from 0 – 200 mph”. The “tool” was a street-legal Venom GT supercar. The acceleration time was an average of two runs made in opposite directions within one hour and validated by a VBox 3i GPS-based data logging system. VBox officials were on hand to certify

lotus racing unveils two new models at autosport international

Lotus Racing has just disclosed that it is going to reveal a brand new two Exige models at the 2013 Autosport International Show. In addition to the world debut, both race cars will compete in the race. The two new derivatives are the the Exige V6 Cup - the latest Cup version for track or road, and the Exige V6 CupR – the pure race-bred car. They will make up part of a three car line-up, where the race winning Evora GT4 will also be on displ

lotus evora sports racer - uk price £57,900

Lotus has announced a more expensive versions of Evora and Evora S. Lotus Evora Sports Racer comes with everything that you need for some serious fun. The special edition vehicles has some gloss black accents on the front splitter, side sills, roof and rear diffuser. The brake calipers can be painted in either red or black and the exterior color range includes: Ardent Red, Nightfall Blue, Carbon Grey and Aspen White. The interior gets black leather and contrasting red stitching for the seats. There is als

hennessey venom gt: 0-370 km/h [video]

Hennessey has released a new clip, where their Venom GT does 370 km/h. The acceleration is sensational. The small car is way faster than Bugatti Veyron Grand Sport. Venom GT is based on Lotus Exige, but with enormous twin-turbo 6.2 liter V8 with whopping 1217PS (895 kW) and 1564Nm (1155 lb-ft). The engine is mated to a 6-speed Ricardo manual gearbox. The car weighs just 1220kg (2585 lbs), so the performance is more like a level 5 twister. 0 to 60 mph in 2.5 seconds and a top speed of 443

lotus exige v6 cup racer officially launched

Lotus Exige V6 Cup Racer has been officially launched during this weekend’s Lotus Festival at Brands Hatch. The new track-focused model is offered in two variants a Track Day version and a full-on Competition-spec car. The top speed of this Lotus model hits 274km/h, and the acceleration here from 0 to 100 km/h is just 3.8 seconds. This astonishing performance is due to the 346 horsepower (255 kW) 3.5 litre supercharged V6 engine. The Exige V6 Cup weighs 1080 kg, and comes with Lotus Dynamic Performance Mana