Alghanim Lotus launches new Evora Sport 410 GP
Fastest road-going Lotus ever made Lighter and most focused Evora
Following the great success of the Lotus carline in Kuwait, Alghanim Lotus unveiled the sensational sports car in Kuwait and the latest addition to the Lotus Exclusive series, the Evora Sport 410 GP Edition. The new, hand-built, top-of-the-range model builds on the Lotus’ reputation with a refined and intuitive car that shows once again that the Evora 410 is its best ever, with production limited to 150 cars a year worldwide.
Less mass, reduced drag and greater downforce means the Evora Sport 410 is not only faster on the straight, but also when cornering. The formidable Lotus Evora Sport 410 is a study in pure, lightweight engineering and true to the Lotus DNA.
Design and build
Hand-built in the Lotus headquarters in Hethel, UK by 400 dedicated team members, the Evora 410 employs the latest generation of Lotus’ famous aluminum architecture, which provides high torsional rigidity at a reduced weight. With a sleeker, fastback profile, the new Lotus received a comprehensive array of carbon-fibre components including the front splitter, revised front access panel, roof section, tailgate, rear quarter panels, and rear diffuser - all hand-made specifically for the car.
The Evora Sport 410 is also equipped with bespoke, ultra-lightweight wheels, saving 7.2 kg, and Michelin Pilot Sport 4S tyres.
Tipping the scales at just 1,370kg, or 1,320 kg with no fuel and lightweight options selected, the Evora Sport 410 has set the benchmark by being the lightest and most focused iteration of the Evora.
Lotus’ famous Lightweight Laboratory has revisited every aspect of the car, to find new weight savings and, as a result, the Lotus Evora Sport 410 is a substantial 60 kg lighter than the already impressive Evora 400. In addition to the extensive application of carbon fibre, which has saved 14.3 kg, further headline weight reductions include the introduction of a lithium-ion battery -10.8 kg, ultra-lightweight forged wheels -7.2 kg, and a host of incremental improvements such as a new lightweight windscreen surround 3.4kg; all of which contribute towards the overall weight reduction.
Less mass has allowed the recalibration of the suspension and a revised chassis setup, including improved wheel geometry and revalved dampers. The result is sharper and more direct handling, providing the driver with a more intuitive feel.
The design of the new carbon components, and the careful working and channeling of air over and under the bodywork, has resulted in a slightly lower drag coefficient and improved high-speed stability, delivering confidence to the driver as the Evora Sport 410 remains tractable at all speeds.
The Evora Sport 410 is the fastest roadgoing Lotus ever sold, clocking 0-60mph in 3.9 secs and a top speed of 190 mph.
It is powered by supercharged, 3.5-litre 6cylinder engine, producing 400 hp at 7000 rpm and 301 lbft (410 Nm) of torque at 3500 rpm. The car comes as standard with a sixspeed manual gearbox, which features a lowinertia flywheel for rapid shifts, while a Torsen-type limited slip differential (LSD) provides greater traction, and faster exit speeds when cornering.
The car features user selectable ESP driving modes - Drive / Sport / Race / Off - allowing progressive degrees of driver control before the system intervenes. The selectable ESP driving modes also utilizes an engine exhaust bypass valve at mid-to-high engine speeds, increasing throttle response in both ‘Sport’ and ‘Race’ settings. This is enhanced by the optional, high-flow titanium exhaust silencer, saving a further 10 kg in weight.
The Evora Sport 410’s cabin has received the same attention to detail referencing the marque’s heritage, and subtle design cues include optional color coded interior components.
The Sport’s seats are trimmed with Alcantara(r) as standard, along with the steering wheel, lower dashboard, transmission tunnel and center console. An integrated touch-screen entertainment system can also be specified, including iPod(r) connectivity and Bluetooth(r) functionality.
Experience the purity of speed and unique experience of the new Lotus Evora 410 or one of the models introduced by Alghanim Lotus in Kuwait, including the Exige S Coupe, 3 Eleven and Evora 400, all available at the Alghanim Lotus showroom located in Shuwaikh Industrial 1, block 1, street 7 on Saturday to Thursday starting from 9 AM until 12:30 PM and 4:30 PM until 8:30 PM.
Car enthusiasts can also be the first to know what is new by following Alghanim Motors on Instagram at @AlghanimLotusKW.