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The Lotus Evora 400 is the fastest Lotus road car of the New Millennium. Its lightweight chassis has been lowered and widened to make cockpit entry and exit to the 2+2 composite body easy. The Evora 400 exudes the Lotus spirit of lightness and driving purity so succinctly. Despite producing 400 hp (406 ps) from its 3.5-litre supercharged V6 engine, with its comfortable cabin displaying many new features, the overall kerbweight of the Evora 400 has been reduced by 42 kg over its forebear. As a result, its exquisite power to weight ratio, combined with an aerodynamic package that maintains zero lift but increases downforce at high speeds, simply enhances its supercar appeal.

The exquisite 3.5-litre V6 engine has been modified significantly to achieve the supercar performance of the Evora 400. Its induction system has been supplemented by a revised supercharger and a water-to-air chargecooler, that raises power to an outstanding 400 hp (406 ps). Select the first of its six, close-ratio, manual gears and the acceleration is viscerally exciting. In fact, the automatic version is even swifter off the mark, its performance sharpened by the Race setting in the Dynamic Performance Management system. A V-max of 186 mph (300 kph), experienced from within the Evora 400’s purposefully equipped and comfortable cabin, provides proof positive that Lotus makes supercar ownership not only extremely focused but also both entrancing and giant-killing.

Underpinning the Evora 400 supercar is a brand new, efficient, structurally rigid and low weight extruded and bonded chassis-tub. Based on more than 60 years of Lotus racing and sportscar developments, its torsional rigidity is outstanding. As one of the strongest chassis available, it allows the suspension to work more efficiently, to provide unparalleled grip, amazing comfort, supercar dynamics and an overall balance that is totally engaging. Yet, it is 42 kg lighter than the outgoing Evora model, features more equipment and literally doubles the downforce available.

The Evora 400 is Lotus‘s fastest model, worthy of supercar status. It is stylishly attractive, beautifully designed, yet purposefully aerodynamic. From its aggressive new front cooling intakes, past the fascinating lateral graphics, to its more prominent rear, 5-blade airflow diffuser and new three-element tail spoiler, it is every inch the purpose-built supercar. Yet, because it is a Lotus, the Evora 400 features ‘zero-lift’, although the aero package increases downforce by 23 kg at V-max, to make more efficient use of its immensely capable road manners.


186 MPH


0 – 60 MPH
4.1 SECS


400 HP


1395 KG

In Action


    • High power, 400 hp. 3.5 litre V6, 24 valve, water cooled, all aluminium engine, with Edelbrock supercharger
    • Delivers 302 lbs ft (410 Nm) of torque
    • Mid-engine provides outstanding balance
    • Aero package and lightweight rear sport diffuser deliver extra 23 kg of downforce
    • Driver-activated, post-cat free flow exhaust enhancement
    • Supercar acceleration from 0 mph to 60 mph in just 4.1 seconds

    • World-class ride control
    • Exceptionally rigid and strong
    • Phenomenal mechanical grip
    • Front and rear: Fully independent suspension, forged aluminium double wishbone suspension, anti-roll bar, Eibach springs and Bilstein dampers
    • Lightweight aluminium extruded and bonded chassis
    • Lightened by 22kg comparing to previous model
    • Servo assisted 2-piece cross-drilled and ventilated brake discs with AP Racing four piston calipers (front 370mm x 32mm, rear 350mm x 32mm)
    • Torsen-type limited slip differential (LSD) as standard (with manual gearbox only)
    • Revised, ultra-lightweight alloy wheels
    • Handmade in Hethel

    • Sports ratio 6-speed manual transmission
    • Optional 6-speed Automatic
    • Light shift weight
    • Slick changes
    • Balanced clutch weight
    • Forged alloy shift paddles (Auto)
    • Lotus throttle management blips on downshifts (Auto)
    • 0-60mph in 4.1 seconds (0-100km/h in 4.2 seconds)

    • Head-turning presence
    • Compact 2+2 packaging
    • Styled for zero-lift
    • Enhanced cockpit airflow
    • Maximum downforce for road use
    • Optimised aero package
    • Taut and poised

    • Brand new cockpit
    • Ultra-lightweight sports seats
    • Three trim levels – standard, leather and Alcantara®
    • 2+2 seat configuration with Isofix in rear
    • Hip-hugging driving position
    • Leather trimmed steering wheel with racing line indicator
    • Fully revised, ergonomic dashboard layout
    • Engine Start Button
    • Heated seats
    • Air-conditioning
    • Central locking
    • Premium black carpet
    • Dark headlining
    • 4 speaker double DIN ICE unit with full Sat Nav
    • Reversing camera and rear parking sensor




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