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Lotus at Autosport 2014: Elise Cup, Exige Cup and Evora GT4

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Lotus announced its lineup for this year’s Autosport show in Birmingham, Europe’s biggest motorsport fair. The British firm spent last year working on nothing but racing cars, so the show will provide a good opportunity for them to show off what they have accomplished.  

Lotus’s lineup is headed by the new Elise S Cup R, the latest racing incarnation of the road-going Elise, featuring a 1.8 litre engine. Amongst the highlights of the car we can mention its bespoke engine control module (ECM) and CFD proven aero pack, consisting of revised front splitter, barge boards, winglets, rear diffuser, floor extensions and rear wing.

Next up are the Exige V6 Cup and the race-only Exige V6 Cup R. the motorsport-related features making these cars suitable for endurance racing duty include bespoke exterior liveries and interior trim, steel main roll hoop incorporating ‘A’ frame, harness bar, FIA approved fire suppression system, Internal & external battery isolator switches, competition driver’s and passenger’s seat with 4 point harnesses, Pirelli Corsa tyres, 4 mode DPM, 2 piece brake discs, exhaust bypass switch, Multi adjustable suspension, removable quick release steering wheel, baffled wet sump system, front and rear towing eyes, Lotus Racing specific chassis number, plus an FIA FT3 70 litre capacity fuel cell.

Last but not least we have the Lotus Evora GT4, a track car for the concierges with a penchant for racing. It’ll be presented in a classy Black & Gold Lotus livery, boasting a Cosworth-tuned naturally-aspirated V6 engine developing 360 Ps and 445Nm of torque.

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