There is big news in the world of small cars. If you enjoy the incredible handling and unmistakable style of English sports cars, the 2020 Lotus Evora GT is lighter, faster, & more powerful. Always staying true to their founder’s decree, Colin Chapman said: “First simplify, then add lightness”. He realized that weight is the true enemy of all great cars.
Starting with that in mind, the new Evora GT is 71 lbs lighter than the Evora 400. Offered in 2-seat and 2+2 configurations, new carbon fiber body parts offer 141 lbs of downforce. Twice that of its predecessor, it is needed thanks to increased power. Their 3.5L engine was revised by Toyota, and Edelbrock supplies their latest intercooled supercharger. This combination yields 416 horsepower and 317 lb-ft of torque to a car that only weighs 3,104 lbs. This incredible power to weight ratio will have you at 60 mph in 3.8 seconds with a top speed of 188 mph!
Buyers who opt for the six-speed automatic will have 322 lb-ft of torque, but less fun (in our opinion). That’s because the automatic cars have open differentials, and the manuals arrive with a Torsen locker between the rear wheels. Base model cars have Alcantara instead of leather, and buyers have a ton (literally) of options to choose from. From surround sound to premium infotainment, even the dead pedal footrest is a cost-added option. This car will undoubtedly be a blast to drive, so click the link below to find a Lotus dealer near you and stay with us for all your Evora updates.