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Looks tasty... Found a few more images of it on Google but can't upload from my ipad. It PB racing are claiming to be co-developing it with Lotus.

Edited by DAV1D

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£46,950 inc VAT (£39,125 ex VAT) 

 

Inc roll cage, FIA compliant extinguisher, motorsport map on ECU, HANS compliant race seat with 6 point harness, quick release steering wheel, single way adjustable dampers, bigger capacity radiator, forged alloy wheels. 

 

Passenger seat with 4 point harness - £1,495 + VAT

Air Con - £960 + VAT

 

Eligible for Lotus Cup Series Production Class. 

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mmm not too convinced about the aero parts they look like style over substance to me but if they work, they work.

 

Of more interest to me are the forged wheels. chances are they will be available on the Exiges. They don't look bad, just a bit like any other motorsport wheel but if they are much lighter than standard I'd be happy to try a set.

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If anyone wants one of these, this is the man to speak to...

 

Russell Gibbons – Race Sales Manager
LOTUS RACING, Potash Lane, Hethel, Norwich, Norfolk, NR14 8EZ, England
T +44 (0)1953 608507              [email protected]
M +44 (0) 7718 793992           www.lotuscars.com

 

Looks great, they'd be daft not to offer a road version though, that'll breath a bit of life into the Elise. 

 

Amazingly not gonna happen, I just asked.

 

High res...

 

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No way! That looks so awesome I'd have to have one if I could drive it on the road! I love all that extra gear and don't give a hoot about carpeting and crap like that I don't want anyway!

 

Road version, come on Lotus!

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Amazingly not gonna happen, I just asked.

 

 

No road version?

 

That's crazy... but perhaps it's  tad too similar to the Exige Cup at £20k less.  :detective:

Edited by Stirling_Villeneuve

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Maybe it's cheaper because it doesn't need some of the stuff that needs to be on road cars to homologate them?

 

But initially, like Sterling, I thought WOW that's cheap! I was thinking at that money I'd get one.

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I was told that its an Elise S with a cage, single seat and extinguisher, no extra power etc so too compromised but not different enough for a road car.

I'm sure we'll see that aero appearing on some road cars though so you could have the cup R benefits without the inconvenience.

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Please Lotus get your act together and produce a Lotus Elise S Cup and Evora S Cup (keeping the rear seats) that we can use on the road. We love your cars but God you make it hard for us to buy them

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Any chance of them marketing the bodykit as a factory supplied option? That way we could be driving around in Cup-r road replica's :)

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