MY07 Lotus Sport Exige GT3 with 350hp
Lotus surpassed itself last year by winning the GT3 Team Championship, it was afterall their debut year! In the process of securing their team win, they beat the likes of Aston Martin DBRS9 and Porsche 997, not a small feat and they'll bringing the car to the road. This year Lotus Sport Cadena are aiming for the double, the Team Championship aswell as the overall driver's championship. Mike Kimberley: We are very excited about the 2007 Lotus Sport Exige GT3 contender, which is a major evolution of our championship-winning car from last year. Paul Whight, Lotus Sport Cadena Team Owner: The GT3 category has proven to be a huge success across Europe - and rightly so, because it allows professional teams like ourselves to race sophisticated sports cars on a sensible budget. The MY07 Lotus Sport Exige GT3 boasts increased engine power to 350 bhp from the charge cooled 1.8 litre 4 cylinder Toyota unit (previously intercooled at 285 bhp), together with all-new engine mounts. An increased rear track accommodates 10J rear split rim wheels, with a revised AP Racing brake system all-round. New all-aluminium centre lock uprights provide enhanced stiffness with less weight. The race car also features new quick release aerodynamically developed z-preg carbon front and rear clamshells, oversills and roof and engine cover with flush fitting side windows. A 100 litre fuel cell (previously 74 litres) completes the significantly enhanced package for '07.