Lotus Evora Cup racer revealed

Lotus unveiled their Cup racer, based on the Evora at the Autosport Racing Car show in Birmingham on Thursday. Aimed at the various one make and endurance series, the GT4 spec Cup car sports a 4 litre V6 race engine good for 400PS plus six speed sequential paddle shift dog gearbox. 200kg lighter than the […]

Lotus Evora Cup racer revealed


Lotus unveiled their Cup racer, based on the Evora at the Autosport Racing Car show in Birmingham on Thursday. Aimed at the various one make and endurance series, the GT4 spec Cup car sports a 4 litre V6 race engine good for 400PS plus six speed sequential paddle shift dog gearbox. 200kg lighter than the production car it’s gonna be quick! Here it is taking pride of place on the Lotus stand, deftly accompanied by a yellow Lotus Eleven2 with reversed colour scheme: ie green stripe, yellow body vs Evora’s green body, yellow stripe. Cup races will be UK only for 2010, extending Europe wide in 2011.
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2009 IAA Frankfurt Auto / Motor Show – Lotus Evora, 124 Racer and Exige Cup 260

Lotus displayed their new Evora type 124 Endurance Racer, destined to be a factory entry in a few key endurance races over the next year. Continuing the racing theme: there was a special trackday type version of the Exige called the Cup 260. This is a 2010 update from previous models. With very strong rumours […]

Lotus displayed their new Evora type 124 Endurance Racer, destined to be a factory entry in a few key endurance races over the next year. Continuing the racing theme: there was a special trackday type version of the Exige called the Cup 260. This is a 2010 update from previous models.

Lotus Evora type 124 Endurance Racer

Lotus Evora type 124 Endurance Racer


Lotus Evora

Lotus Evora


Lotus Evora first customer delivery at Hethel factory

Lotus Evora first customer delivery at Hethel factory

With very strong rumours that Lotus will re-enter Formula 1 motor racing next season, with Malaysian backing, it’s good to see them pushing the race versions of their cars out to the general public. The memory of Lotus founder and enthusiastic race designer Colin Chapman’s racing heritage is still alive in the minds of car enthusiasts.

The standard Evora is now in full production and deliveries have started. Here’s a photo of the first customer car to be handed over at the Hethel factory in Norfolk, UK at the beginning of September 2009.

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