520 BHP RSW EVO (Lotus) Elise - Unique
MUST BE SOLD - BEST OFFER OVER €89000 SECURES
THIS IS ABOUT ONE THIRD OF THE COST OF JUST THE PARTS USED TO BUILD THE CAR!
This LHD car is based on the proven Lotus Elise, the RSW Evo features an extensive development and is an 'ultimate' GT car for use as a track/race car but also usable for the road with in excess of 520bhp available from a small, light Supercharged 2.4 liter V8.
The car is on a UK registration. Pilbeam Racing have been involved very heavily in the re-engineering of the chassis and bodywork. Effectively removing the entire rear end of the original car and designing a bespoke tubular space frame to mount the new RS Performance supercharged V8 this lengthens the wheelbase of the car by 230mm. New longer and wider bodywork was designed and fabricated, together with a new wider front "clamshell" to match. Race-proven Elise suspension replacement upgrades were also incorporated Features of the RSW Evo: ?The RS Performance supercharged V8 is mounted longitudinally mated to a magnesium Hewland 6-speed sequential racing transaxle gearbox with limited slip differential taking the 380lb ft torque giving ideal handling balance for racing or road use. A Pectel full data logging SQ6 ECU is fitted.
Control of roll centre, camber change and bump steer are all carefully calculated and measured during production. The car offers a substantial weight saving over the standard car giving an even greater power to weight ratio and has both launch and traction control to ensure power transference.
Front Suspension: Lightweight double wishbones are designed to give perfect handling in either race or road format with an option to set higher ground clearance if required. Koni dampers are specified from previous test data to optimise handling and roadholding. An adjustable hollow front anti-roll bar is fitted to give desired balance at minimum weight. Rear Suspension: The wide track rear suspension is designed to cope with the high power output, increasing traction. Long double wishbones are both light and stiff, and carry Koni dampers with valving optimized for the best possible handling. Again there is the option of using a higher ground clearance if so required. An adjustable hollow rear anti-roll bar is fitted to give desired balance at minimum weight.
Chassis: The chassis is a light, stiff combination of aluminium and steel structures designed by experts drawing on a long history of designing a wide range of race cars to result in good driver-friendly handling.
Dimensions: Wheelbase = 2350mm (extended from standard by 230mm) Overall Width = 1886mm?Front Track = 1444mm?Rear Track = 1570mm
Other Features: The engine and gearbox are placed extremely low in the chassis to further improve handling. This ensures the tyres give their best possible performance during cornering, braking and accelerating. Race grade brake discs of 315mm front and 295mm rear, together with 4-pot AP Racing calipers, give incredible braking, essential with the power available from the supercharged V8. New CNC anodized aluminum uprights are used with a high capacity wheel bearing. Driveshaft’s and constant velocity joints use the best current racing technology. Image Wheels with centre Wheel nut for fast pitstops. Car has inboard Brake adjustment, Full roll cage to FIA Spec. ATL FIA approved bag fuel tank.
The price is a fraction of the cost of the parts used to build this car.
Call Mike Walters of racecarsdirect on +44 (0) 7970 736644
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