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2012 Lotus Evora GX

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2012 Lotus Evora GX
2012 Lotus Evora GX

Later in the 2012 season the Evora will race under the Rolex Series’ GT rules as GX rules begin in 2013. With the Evora GX, the driving experience is even more pure, and the beefy body kit is even more aggressive.

2012 Lotus Evora GX
2012 Lotus Evora GX
2012 Lotus Evora GX
2012 Lotus Evora GX
2012 Lotus Evora GX
2012 Lotus Evora GX

Like the GTC, carbon-fibre doors, roof and engine cover have replaced the SMC and RTM composite panels of the previous evolution GT4 Enduro, and Plexiglass replaces the polycarbonate windows in order to trim yet more weight off what is already a very light car. At 1,150kg, it tips the scales at just 10kg over the weight of the GTC model, despite being fitted with the much thicker US-spec roll cage.

2012 Lotus Evora GX
2012 Lotus Evora GX
2012 Lotus Evora GX
2012 Lotus Evora GX
2012 Lotus Evora GX
2012 Lotus Evora GX
2012 Lotus Evora GX
2012 Lotus Evora GX
2012 Lotus Evora GX
2012 Lotus Evora GX

There’s also a new fuel filler system, Continental tyres, and yellow headlamps in order to tick all the race series specific boxes. The 4-litre V6 continues to pump out 440bhp and 440Nm of torque, linked to an XTRAC six-speed sequential paddle-shift. The GX is priced at $335,000.00 and will be built to order.

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