2016 Lotus 3-Eleven
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The Lotus 3-Eleven is a sports car produced by British car manufacturer Lotus Cars. The car is available as a racing version as well as a normal road legal version. Unveiled at the Goodwood Festival of Speed in 2015, it was launched in 2016 at a price of GB£82,500 for the road version and GB£116,500 for the race version) and limited to a production run of 311 units worldwide.
The 3-Eleven is available in two configurations; a road legal version and a race version. The car has a mid-mounted engine configuration and comes with a 3.5 L Toyota 2GR-FE V6 engine coupled with an Edelbrock Roots-type supercharger. The engine is similar to the one found in the Lotus Evora, but with variable power outputs, producing 410 bhp at 7,000 rpm and 302 lb/ft at 3,000 rpm of torque in the road version, and with engineering changes and software revisions to produce 460 bhp at 7,000 rpm and 387 lb/ft at 3,500 rpm in the race version.
Both versions of the car have different transmissions; a 6-speed manual transmission is available for the road version and a paddle operated 6-speed sequential manual transmission is available for the race version. Acceleration times also vary with the road version having a 0–62 mph acceleration time of 3.3 seconds and the race version having the same acceleration time of 2.9 seconds which is achieved due to a reduction in dry weight by 77 lb. Both versions have a top speed of 180 mph.
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