It offers a real luxury ride, and drives like a real racecar. It goes from 0 to 60 mph in about 3.8 seconds, and can hit a top speed of 155 mph. It is surprisingly forgiving for a mid-engine car, and the handling is predictable all the way. Steering is sharp and automatic, and in total the car weighs an incredible 1,477 pounds.
When it comes to the transmission, the Lotus switchable Traction Control System works through the engine and results in reducing the overall power in order to maintain traction, which allows for a smoother ride and less stalling.
The Lotus 2 Eleven is not particularly favorable as a family car as it is obviously more driver-oriented. It is much roomier than the other sports models however, but the Lotus 2 Eleven offers a variety of features that do not even compare to its predecessors.
The 2 Eleven is actually available in two different versions, a track day only version and one that meets the Single Vehicle Approval guidelines. The latter version is able to be used on the road and is therefore the option that the average driver would opt for.
The Lotus 2 Eleven is a true track-day machine, one that offers power and performance as never seen before. Even with all of this the Lotus 2 Eleven is not as edgy or aggressive as you would expect, and offers an incredibly smooth ride. The steering and chassis precision are superlative and precise, and the high-speed grip allows the driver to make sharp sudden corners without trouble.
Although the price of the Lotus 2 Eleven is a bit costly for the average Joe at $78,542.00, it is definitely an impressive automobile nonetheless, especially considering that it weighs in at just 670 kg. It is designed for true track day enthusiasts and is one vehicle that is sure to cause a commotion