LOTUS Esprit V8
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1996 LOTUS Esprit V8 - Technical specification

1996 LOTUS Esprit V8

1996 LOTUS Esprit V8 technical characteristics

Years of Production
1996  - 2003

Engine

Engine type
V8
Materials
Light-alloy / Light-alloy
Valves per cylindre
4
Distribution
DOHC (cam belt)
Fuel injection / Ignition system
Lotus / EFI electronic fuel injection
Aspiration
Twin Turbo
Displacement (cm3)
3506cm3
Bore x Stroke (mm)
83 x 81
Compression ratio
8.1
Horsepower (hp rpm)
350 hp @ 6500tr/min
Specific output
99.8ch/l
Peak torque (mkg rpm)
40.8 @ 4250tr/min
Torque by Liter (mkg)
11.6mkg/l
Redline (rpm)
7100tr/min

Transmission - Body - Frame

Cx
0.33
GearBox
Manual width 5 speed
Transmission
Rear-wheel drive
Suspension Avant
Triangles superposés, barre stabilisatrice
Suspension Arrière
Bras transversaux. barre stabilisatrice
Steering
Power assisted rack & pinion steering
Brakes
Ventilated discs 296 mm at thr front and discs300 mm at the rear
Antiblocage
En série

Transmission - Body - Frame

Cx0.33
GearBoxManual
Speed5
TransmissionRear-wheel drive
SteeringPower assisted rack & pinion steering
BrakesFront brakesRear brakes
 - Brake typeVentilated discsDiscs
 - Brake size (mm)296300
AntiblocageEn série

Weight and dimensions of 1996 LOTUS Esprit V8

Weight (kg)1403
Distribution (kg/ch) front / rear590 / 813
Weight power ratio4.01
Length - Width - Height (mm)4369-1883-1150
Wheelbase2420
TrackFront trackRear track
 15201520
Rims8"5 x 17" / 10" x 18"
Tires 235/40 ZR 17 Dunlop SP Sport 9000 285/35 ZR 18 Dunlop SP Sport 9000

1996 LOTUS Esprit V8 rival (according to duel)

 technical specification:  BMW BMW Z3 M Roadster technical specification:  BMW BMW M3 3.2 (E36) technical specification:  FERRARI FERRARI 348 TB technical specification:  BUGATTI BUGATTI EB 16-4 Veyron

Performance of the 1996 LOTUS Esprit V8

top speed 276 km/h 

Acceleration:

0 - 100 km/h 5"7  
0 - 200 km/h 20"8  
0 - 400 meters 13  
0 - 1000 meters 24"4  

Passing:

From 50 km/h in 4th: 400 m 12"9  
From 50 km/h in 4th: 1000 m 24"8  
100 - 140 km/h in 4th 7"3  

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