LOTUS Esprit S3 Turbo
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1981 LOTUS Esprit S3 Turbo - Technical specification

1981 LOTUS Esprit S3 Turbo

1981 LOTUS Esprit S3 Turbo technical characteristics

Years of Production
1981  - 1986

Engine

Engine type
4 inline
Materials
Light-alloy / Light-alloy
Valves per cylindre
4
Distribution
DOHC
Fuel injection / Ignition system
2 Dell'Orto double barrel carburators
Aspiration
Turbo Garrett T3 +chargecooler (0.67bar)
Displacement (cm3)
2172cm3
Bore x Stroke (mm)
95.3 x 76.2
Compression ratio
7.5
Horsepower (hp rpm)
210 hp @ 6000tr/min
Specific output
96.69ch/l
Peak torque (mkg rpm)
27.7 @ 4500tr/min
Torque by Liter (mkg)
12.75mkg/l
Redline (rpm)
7000tr/min

Transmission - Body - Frame

Cx
0.33
GearBox
Manual width 5 speed
Transmission
Rear-wheel drive
Steering
Non power assisted rack & pinion steering
Brakes
Ventilated discs 267 mm at thr front and discs246 mm at the rear

Transmission - Body - Frame

Cx0.33
GearBoxManual
Speed5
TransmissionRear-wheel drive
SteeringNon power assisted rack & pinion steering
BrakesFront brakesRear brakes
 - Brake typeVentilated discsDiscs
 - Brake size (mm)267246

Weight and dimensions of 1981 LOTUS Esprit S3 Turbo

Weight (kg)1148
Weight power ratio5.47
Length - Width - Height (mm)4190-1860-1110
Wheelbase2438
TrackFront trackRear track
 15301530
Rims15"
Tires 195/60 VR 15 235/60 VR 15

1981 LOTUS Esprit S3 Turbo rival (according to duel)

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Performance of the 1981 LOTUS Esprit S3 Turbo

top speed 245  

Acceleration:

0 - 100 km/h 5"7  
0 - 160 km/h 14"6  

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