New Lotus 3-Eleven 430 Retro

Lotus has announced a new limited edition version of their 3-Eleven, the Lotus 3-Eleven 430 and there will be just 20 units of the car made. The Lotus 3-Eleven 430 is the most powerful to date, it comes with 430 horsepower and this give it a 0 to 60 miles per hour time of just 3.1 seconds and a top speed of 180 miles per hour. The new 3-Eleven 430 comes with a new lightweight fill carbon bodywork it weighs in at 920 kg and prices for the car will start at £102,000 in the UK. “With an increased performance envelope, the Lotus 3-Eleven 430 has also evolved its aero accordingly. Already noted for its high levels of downforce, the carefully optimized design integrates a higher mounted straight-cut rear wing (50 mm higher than previous model) with re-profiled end plates, a long front splitter and lip spoiler, and a flat floor with rear diffuser to increase downforce by 44 kg to 265 kg at maximum speed.” Also don’t forget to ceck our list of the fastest cars in the world.

Auction: 2014 Lotus C-01 Motorcycle

Back in 2013 this Lotus C-01 began as a computer rendering but soon caught the attention of the bike world for its ground-breaking body shape in conjunction with the respected Lotus name. It’s the first time Lotus has its name affiliated with a motorcycle, and since the concept was sketched out by former Bugatti designer Daniel Simon who was responsible for the Tron Legacy Lightcycles, it’s not surprising why this bike has garnered so much attention as of late. Only 100 of these futuristic-looking bikes were produced, and this is the only one available in North America. Its engine is an 1195cc liquid-cooled twin pushing out 200 horses housed within a steel, titanium, and carbon fiber frame. The chassis is highly notable as well, featuring 320mm Brembo racing brakes, twin Ohlins rear suspension, upside-down Sachs forks, and a 12-section carbon fiber shell. The wheels are also built from the super light material thanks to South African specialists BST. So if you have a half million dollars and interested in purchasing this one-of-a-kind bike, it’s slated to hit auction August 18-20 in Monterey, CA. And don’t forget to check the fastest bikes of the world.

New 345hp Lotus Exige Sport 350

Lotus keeps rolling out Exige variants and there’s nothing bad about that. Their latest is this Sport 350, meaning to over-throne the Exige S. This new model is 51 kg lighter than its predecessor, thanks to a new louvered tailgate panel, a lighter battery, lightweight engine mounts, a new center console with the shift mechanism exposed, “optimized” sound insulation and even light pipework. Under the bonnet, a powerful 3.5-liter V6 engine handles its business, developing 345 hp (350 PS – hence the name) and 295 lb ft of torque, thus enabling the Lotus Exige Sport 350 to reach 62 mph from standstill (0-100 km/h) in just 3.7 seconds and reach a top speed of 170 mph (274 km/h). Other changes worth mentioning include a revised manual gearbox – although a six-speed automatic, with paddles, is also available and a new louvered tailgate for improved engine cooling, The aero-kit includes a set of firmer dampers, as well as a revised geometry, enabling the Lotus Exige Sport 350 to benefit from improved aerodynamics. Lotus will also deliver this vehicle with new alloys, vented two-piece brake discs, black or yellow four-piston brake calipers, air-conditioning and a pretty impressive in-car entertainment system. No clue on pricing, but you should expect this ride to go on sale starting February 2016.

First Motorcycle by Lotus “C-01” by Daniel Simon

Developed under the collaborative leadership of racing team Kodewa, Lotus has announced their first motorcycle: the “C-01” designed by Daniel Simon. The superbike’s powerunit comes in the form of a V-twin engine and features a distinctive body crafted entirely from carbon fiber, titanium and aerospace quality steel. “The design process of the C-01 was a labour of love, there were many challenges, ensuring that the bike not only touches your visual senses with its timeless blend of classic appeal and modern execution, but that is safe and ergonomically sound was critical to me,” explains Simon. “We have worked hard to create a motorcycle with very distinctive features such as a clean main body, an extremely low side profile, a bold stance, a unique air intake, logical partline solutions and clean graphics.” The C-01 will be available as an exclusive production run of just 100 units, outfitted in a range of liveries which pay homage to Lotus’ racing legacy. Also we would like you to check our list of 10 world’s fastest bikes.