- Listed by: tonyb
- Make: Lotus
- Model: Exige 240 Cup
- Year: 2005
- Mileage: 43000
- Colour: Artic Silver
- Location: Hampshire
- Country: United Kingdom
- Listed: 2 October, 2017 11:47 am
- Expires: 14 days, 12 hours
Full details and pictures on pistonheads.
50 limited edition Cup 240s built by Lotus Motorsport division. Artic Silver factory specification with Lotus AP upgrade 308 mm brakes.
The official Lotus release with the all the details can be found at the Lotus Drivers Guide.
Engine - The supercharged and intercooled engine in the Lotus Exige Cup 240 has a maximum power output of 247 PS (243 hp / 181 kW) at 8000 rpm and a torque figure of 236 Nm at 7000 rpm.
A sports-type clutch plate and heavy duty clutch cover transfers the engine power and torque to the lightweight C64 six-speed gearbox
A torque-sensing type limited slip differential is fitted as standard and works in harmony with the Lotus switchable traction control system.
An Accusump (engine oil accumulator unit) is included in the whole package as an oil reservoir backup for extreme track use ensuring that, under these conditions, the engine oil pressure remains constant. Twin oil coolers.
The brake system includes cross-drilled and ventilated discs and upgraded sports brake pads set into the brake calipers (AP Racing on the front and Brembo on the rear), high grade silicon brake fluid, stainless steel braided brake hoses all linked to the proven Lotus track tuned servo-assisted four-channel ABS system that enhances braking performance. The Exige has been upgraded to the Lotus four pot AP Racing brake kit/308mm disc.
Suspension is provided by Öhlins springs and two-way adjustable dampers (which have 22 compression and 60 rebound settings and ride height adjustment to reduce the ride height from 130 mm to 120 mm) and an adjustable front anti-roll bar (five settings). Full instructions and recommended settings are provided to allow customers to tailor the handling characteristics of the car to their own requirements.
As the Lotus Exige Cup cars are modified for track use, a double shear track control arm brace is provided to cope with the expected kerb abuse during racing and hard track day driving.
The Lotus Exige Cup cars have all the safety equipment that is expected for a track car with 4 point seat belt harnesses (2x Scroth Harness), two sports seats clad in suede-effect material and using ProBax technology, a T45 steel roll-over hoop and A-frame with harness mounts
A Level One stainless steel sports exhaust is fitted with the bifurcated exhaust pipes exiting from the centre of the anodised-finish 3-piece rear diffuser.
This model has the Air conditioning, electric windows and central locking fitted as factory fit.
Extensive Service history and records of service with invoices; JCT, Bell and Colville and lotus independents. very well cared for and maintaine.