LOTUS Esprit GT3
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1997 LOTUS Esprit GT3 - Technical specification

1997 LOTUS Esprit GT3

1997 LOTUS Esprit GT3 technical characteristics

Years of Production
1997  - 1999

Engine

Engine type
4 inline
Materials
Light-alloy / Light-alloy
Valves per cylindre
4
Distribution
DOHC (cam belt)
Fuel injection / Ignition system
Lotus electronic fuel injection
Aspiration
Turbo Garrett TB03 + air-to-water intercooler
Displacement (cm3)
1973cm3
Bore x Stroke (mm)
95.3 x 69.2
Compression ratio
8
Horsepower (hp rpm)
240 hp @ 6250tr/min
Specific output
121ch/l
Peak torque (mkg rpm)
30 @ 3750tr/min
Torque by Liter (mkg)
15.21mkg/l
Redline (rpm)
7300tr/min

Transmission - Body - Frame

GearBox
Manual width 5 speed
Transmission
Rear-wheel drive
Suspension Avant
Triangle superposés, ressort hélicoïdaux. barre stabilisatrice
Suspension Arrière
Bras transversaux. ressorts hélicoidaux. barre de poussée
Steering
Power assisted rack & pinion steering
Brakes
Ventilated discs 296 mm at thr front and ventilated discs300 mm at the rear
Antiblocage
Delco en serie

Transmission - Body - Frame

GearBoxManual
Speed5
TransmissionRear-wheel drive
SteeringPower assisted rack & pinion steering
BrakesFront brakesRear brakes
 - Brake typeVentilated discsVentilated discs
 - Brake size (mm)296300
AntiblocageDelco en serie

Weight and dimensions of 1997 LOTUS Esprit GT3

Weight (kg)1240
Distribution (kg/ch) front / rear533 / 707
Weight power ratio5.2
Length - Width - Height (mm)4369-1867-1150
Wheelbase2440
TrackFront trackRear track
 15151555
Rims7" x 17" / 8"5 x 17"
Tires 215/40 ZR 17 245/45 ZR 17

1997 LOTUS Esprit GT3 rival (according to duel)

 technical specification:  FERRARI FERRARI 355 F1 technical specification:  FERRARI FERRARI 348 TB technical specification:  AUDI AUDI RS4 (2005) technical specification:  AUDI AUDI R8

Performance of the 1997 LOTUS Esprit GT3

top speed 256 km/h 

Acceleration:

0 - 100 km/h 5"3  
0 - 200 km/h 21"3  
0 - 400 meters 14"3  
0 - 1000 meters 25"5  

Passing:

From 50 km/h in 4th: 1000 m 26"1  
100 - 140 km/h in 4th 5"6  
100 - 140 km/h in 5th 9"4  

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