The official Lotus release with the all the details can be found at the Lotus Drivers Guide
Engine - The supercharged and intercooled engine in the Lotus Exige Cup 240 has a maximum power output of 247 PS (243 hp / 181 kW) at 8000 rpm and a torque figure of 236 Nm at 7000 rpm.
A sports-type clutch plate and heavy duty clutch cover transfers the engine power and torque to the lightweight C64 six-speed gearbox
A torque-sensing type limited slip differential is fitted as standard and works in harmony with the Lotus switchable traction control system.
An Accusump (engine oil accumulator unit) is included in the whole package as an oil reservoir backup for extreme track use ensuring that, under these conditions, the engine oil pressure remains constant. Twin oil coolers.
The brake system includes cross-drilled and ventilated discs and upgraded sports brake pads set into the brake calipers (AP Racing on the front and Brembo on the rear), high grade silicon brake fluid, stainless steel braided brake hoses all linked to the proven Lotus track tuned servo-assisted four-channel ABS system that enhances braking performance. The Exige has been upgraded to the Lotus four pot AP Racing brake kit/308mm disc.
Suspension is provided by Öhlins springs and two-way adjustable dampers (which have 22 compression and 60 rebound settings and ride height adjustment to reduce the ride height from 130 mm to 120 mm) and an adjustable front anti-roll bar (five settings). Full instructions and recommended settings are provided to allow customers to tailor the handling characteristics of the car to their own requirements.
As the Lotus Exige Cup cars are modified for track use, a double shear track control arm brace is provided to cope with the expected kerb abuse during racing and hard track day driving.
The Lotus Exige Cup cars have all the safety equipment that is expected for a track car with 4 point seat belt harnesses (2x Scroth Harness), two sports seats clad in suede-effect material and using ProBax technology, a T45 steel roll-over hoop and A-frame with harness mounts
A "Level One" stainless steel sports exhaust is fitted with the bifurcated exhaust pipes exiting from the centre of the anodised-finish 3-piece rear diffuser.
This model was fitted with Air conditioning, electric windows and central locking.
Extensive Service history and records of service/invoices.
Toyo R888r tyres fitted.
One of 50 only to have been built and sold Worldwide and it is believed only 17 exist in the U.K. Manufactured on 2nd December 2005 and then transferred to the Lotus Sports Workshop for conversion to Cup 240 specification as all were Cup and 240R limited editions. Fitted with Supercharger. Stage 1 Exhaust. Seat Harnesses. Accusump System. Lotus Sport Build Plate,Torsen LSD. Lotus Traction Control. Electronic throttle control and revised ECU and injectors. A truly exceptional example.
This model can registered in European countries as it has a COC from Lotus Cars limited.
Finally please do not confuse the 240 Cup with an 190 Exige or 220s as they are worlds apart.
- LayoutMid Engined
- Size1,800 cc
- Power243 bhp
- Top speed147 mph
- Acceleration0 to 62 in 4.9 secs
- Driven WheelsRear Wheel Drive
- Economy32.1 mpg
- Body typeCoupe
- Emissions208 (g/km)
- Vehicle height1,117 mm
- Vehicle width1,850 mm
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