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1 March 2011

Evora Enduro - GT Concept

The Evolving Evora

The Evora Enduro - GT concept car is an evolved version of the podium placing Evora GT4 Endurance. The Enduro has been developed by Lotus Motorsport under the expert eye of Lead Designer Nicola Scimeca. The Enduro will be the base point from which the GT2/GTE homologated cars for FIA (Federation
Internationale de l'Automobile) and ACO (l'Automobile Club de l'Ouest) endurance racing will be built.

Lotus Motorsport intend to contend the following endurance events this year:
23 – 26 June 2011 Nürburgring ADAC 24 Hour Race (GER)
28 – 31 July 2011 Spa 24 Hour Race (BEL)
8 & 9 October 2011 Silverstone 24 Hour Race (GB)

The 24 hour races in Dubai and Daytona are on the list for 2012.

The Evora Enduro can be bought by private individuals and adapted for racing.


Powertrain Specification
Engine
Cosworth tuned mid-mounted, transverse 4-litre DOHC V6 VVT-i 2GR-FE
normally aspirated with dry sump , CNC billet Alloy Engine mounts,
Motorsport optimized bushes

Engine Management
Cosworth SQ6 ECU

Gearbox
XTRAC 426. Sequential 6-speed, driving rear wheels, transverse layout dog
engagement, reverse and neutral engagement, external oil cooler reverse
cut directly onto the primary shaft. Bespoke Alloy cast bell housing

Gear Shift
Mechanical gear shift (rose jointed, direct shaft change) (optional paddle
shift, pneumatic system)

Clutch
Twin plate sintered clutch

Exhaust System
Competition exhaust manifold, competition silencer. Thermal coated
Exhaust Noise
110 dB (A) at 3800 rpm (FIA)

Induction System
Performance air filter, carbon plenum and trumpets

Performance
Max Power 440 bhp @ 7000 rpm
Max Torque 460 Nm @ 5500 rpm
Max Engine Revs Revs 7200 rpm

Fuel Rating 98 RON

Engine Position Transverse mid-mounted

Unladen Vehicle Mass 1160 kg


Chassis
Modular lightweight bonded aluminium structure

Suspension Front/Rear
Forged aluminium double wishbone suspension, 4 way Ohlins TTX36 dampers, coaxial coil springs, Uni ball wishbone joint, increased camber adjustable anti roll bars. Centre lock hubs, wheel nut safety retainer

Braking System
Twin master cylinder pedal box, cable bias control
Brakes Front; Alcon 6 piston callipers, two piece aluminium belled discs, with 25mm race pads
Brakes Rear; Alcon 4 piston callipers, two piece aluminium belled discs, with 25mm race pads

Wheels
Forged Alloy; Front – 18 x 8.5J Rear – 18 x 10J

Tyres
Front - 24/64-18; Rear - 27/65-18

Fuel System
FIA FT3 approved with internal high pressure pump, regulator and filter

Fuel Tank / Capacity
120 litres nominal

Fuel Tank / Filler
ATL ‘dry break’ quick fill

Engine Cooling
Twin core High Ambient Radiator aluminium end tank radiator, Laminova heat exchanger

AIR JACKS
4 point system 2 front 2 rear