1998 Emme Lotus 422T

Only 12 of these odd cars were made in Brazil before the factory was forced to shut down.

In Detail

engineEsprit 910S Inline-4
positionFront
aspirationTurbocharged
valvetrainDOHC 4 Valves / Cyl
displacement2174 cc / 132.7 in³
bore95.3 mm / 3.75 in
stroke76.2 mm / 3.0 in
compression8.0:1
power196.9 kw / 264.0 bhp @ 6500 rpm
specific output121.44 bhp per litre
bhp/weightbhp per tonne
torque354.0 nm / 261.1 ft lbs @ 3900 rpm
redline7400
body / frameveXtrim® advanced plastics bodywork
driven wheelsFront Engine
front tires225/50 ZR15
rear tires225/50 ZR15
front brakes15.0
f brake sizex 295 mm / x 11.6 in
rear brakesSolid Discs w/Power Assist
r brake sizex 295 mm / x 11.6 in
front wheelsF 38.1 x 17.8 cm / 15 x 7.0 in
rear wheelsR 38.1 x 17.8 cm / 15.0 x 7.0 in
f suspensionIndependand Upper & Lower A-Arms w/Tubular Roll Bar, Coil Spring
r suspensionIndependant Upper & Lower A-ARms w/Self Directional Conrol Arm,
curb weight1591 kg / 3508 lbs
wheelbase2760 mm / 108.7 in
length4620 mm / 181.9 in
width1800 mm / 70.9 in
height1400 mm / 55.1 in
transmission5-Speed Manual
gear ratios:1
top speed~273.0 kph / 169.6 mph
0 – 60 mph~5.0 seconds
0 – 100 mph~11.9 seconds