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Performance Review: Lotus Evora GT430 Sport 3.5 V6 Supercharged - [2017]

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Lotus Evora GT430 Sport 3.5 V6 Supercharged - [2017]

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Figures & Specs Summary:

  • Year: 2017 | Type: Coupe
  • Engine: 3456 cc (210.8 ci) 24 Valve
  • Engine Formation: V6
  • Aspiration: Supercharged
  • Fuel Type: Petrol
  • Transmission: 6 speed / Manual
  • Top Speed: 196 mph (315.4 kph)
  • 0-60 mph (96.6 kph): 3.7 secs
  • 0-100 kph (0-62 mph): 3.8 secs
  • 0-100 mph (160.9 kph): 0.0 secs
  • Power: 430 bhp (320 kW) @ 7000 rpm
  • Kerbweight: 1289 kgs (2841 lbs)
  • Torque: 325 lb-ft (440.6 Nm) @ 4500 rpm
  • Drive: RWD | Engine Location: Mid
  • 1/4 Mile (Est.): 11.81 secs @ 115.8 mph
  • BHP Per Ton: 333.5 bhp
  • Torque Per Ton: 252.1 lb-ft
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Lotus Evora Performance Review.

Introduction:

This edition of the Lotus Evora GT430 Sport 3.5 V6 Supercharged is the 6 speed / Manual version and was first brought out in 2017. This was at around the same time as the introduction of the 2018 Bugatti Chiron Sport 8.0L W16 Quad Turbo and the 2018 Bugatti Divo 8.0L W16 64 Valve Turbo.This particular Lotus Evora has a 3456cc Supercharged Petrol powerplant with 6 cylinders in a V formation.

Radical RXC 3.5 V6 Twin Turbo - [2014] image

Alternative Petrol V6's includes the 2014 Radical RXC 3.5 V6 Twin Turbo

The Evora shares its Petrol V6 engine configuration with the likes of the 2014 Radical RXC 3.5 V6 Twin Turbo and the 2015 Radical RXC Turbo 500 3.5 V6. If you're looking for other fast cars which share the Evora's Rear Wheel Drive, Coupe combination then how about the 1982 Fiat X1/9 1.5 8V or the 1965 Aston-Martin DB6 1965.

Power and Weight:

Weighing in at 1289 kgs (2841 lbs) this makes the Lotus Evora GT430 Sport 3.5 V6 Supercharged in the same weight category as the 2018 Ferrari 488 Pista 3.9 V8 Turbo or the give or take 50kg.

Lotus Evora GT410 3.5 V6 Supercharged - [2020] image

The Lotus Evora shares the same bhp with the 2020 Lotus Evora GT410 3.5 V6 Supercharged (410 bhp)

In terms of power the 3456cc 24V V6 engine produces 430 bhp (320 kW) @ 7000 rpm similar to the 2020 Lotus Evora GT410 3.5 V6 Supercharged (410 bhp) or the 2020 Lotus Evora GT410 Sport 3.5 V6 Supercharged (410 bhp).

The Supercharged V6 throws out 325 lb-ft (440.6 Nm) @ 4500 rpm placing it with cars of similar torque performance figures such as the 2021 KIA K5 GT 2.5 Turbo (311 lb-ft) or the 2020 Maserati Ghibli GranSport Petrol Hybrid (332 lb-ft).

Power to Weight:

If one combines the weight with power or torque performance for the Lotus Evora you can get a better idea of it's real world performance.

Ford GT 5.4 V8 - [2003] image

The 2003 Ford GT 5.4 V8 (357.6 bhp per ton) has similar Bhp Per Ton stats as the Lotus Evora.

The Lotus Evora has a Power to weight ratio of 333.5 bhp per ton and 252.1 lb-ft per ton. Bhp Per Ton figures of the 2017 Evora competing with the 2003 Ford GT 5.4 V8 (357.6 bhp per ton) or the 2016 Porsche 911 Turbo S 991 II (357.5 bhp per ton).


Power to Weight(cont.):

If you agree with the late great Carroll Shelby then arguably an even better indicator of potential performance, Torque. Use weight as well and you end up with - Torque per ton, with the Lotus Evora generating around 252.1 lb-ft per ton. If you're curious as to what other cars have as much torque to weight then look no further than the 2009 Ford Mustang GT 500 (276.9 lb-ft per ton) or the 2012 Jaguar F Type 5.0L V8 S Cabriolet (276.8 lb-ft per ton).

Acceleration:

With a 0-60mph time of 3.7 secs or a 0-100km/h (0-62mph) of 3.8 secs, this made the Lotus Evora GT430 Sport 3.5 V6 Supercharged as fast as the 2021 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 6.2 V8 Supercharged Convertible (3.7 secs) the 2020 Mercedes GT AMG 4.0 V8 Bi Turbo (3.7 secs) the 2020 Aston-Martin Vantage Roadster 4.0 V8 Turbo (3.7 secs) the or the 2020 Mercedes GT AMG S Roadster 4.0 V8 Bi Turbo (3.7 secs). This Lotus Evora GT430 Sport 3.5 V6 Supercharged is also faster than the 2021 BMW i4 M50 (3.8 secs) the 2021 Mercedes SL Class 55 4Matic+ 4.0 V8 Twin Turbo (3.8 secs) the 2020 Bentley Bentayga Speed 6.0 W12 Bi Turbo (3.8 secs) the and the 2020 BMW 3 Series M3 Competition 3.0 Bi Turbo G80 (3.8 secs).

Dodge Charger SRT8 6.4 V8 - [2011] image

Quarter Mile time is a close race between the Evora and the 2011 Dodge Charger SRT8 6.4 V8

When talking about the performance of the Lotus Evora on the drag strip it can reach a quarter mile in an estimated 11.81 secs @ 115.8 mph. Similar performance down the quarter mile can be found with the the 2011 Dodge Charger SRT8 6.4 V8 (11.76 secs), the 2008 Mitsubishi Lancer Evo X RS (11.77 secs), and the 2021 Honda Civic Type R 2.0 16V Limited Edition (11.77 secs).

Top Speed:

Modern performance cars are often artificially restricted to 155mph. The 2017 version of the Lotus Evora GT430 Sport 3.5 V6 Supercharged has a maximum speed of 196mph.

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Top Speed of the 2017 Evora equals the 2019 Bentley Flying Spur 6.0 W12 Twin Turbo (207 mph)

If maxing out your car on the AutoBahn is your thing and you're wondering what's faster than the 2017 Lotus Evora GT430 Sport 3.5 V6 Supercharged then how about the 2019 Bentley Flying Spur 6.0 W12 Twin Turbo (207 mph), the 2018 Bentley Continental GT 6.0 W12 Convertible (207 mph), or the 2017 Bentley Continental GT 6.0 W12 Turbo (207 mph).

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