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Lotus Exos Type 125

The British company showcased their new Lotus Exos Type 125 at the Monterey Motorsports Pre-Reunion during the weekend.

The Lotus Exos Type 125 is an F1 inspired track car which is powered by a Cosworth V8 engine and which features a carbon fiber body with front and rear wings that resemble the ones on 2009 spec F1 cars. This ultimate track car also comes with shark fin engine covers, carbon ceramic brakes, a carbon pushrod suspension, a semi-automatic gearbox with paddle shifters, and a steering wheel mounted function screen.

With a downgraded 3.5L Cosworth GPV8 engine under its skin the 650 Kg Lotus Exos Type 125 is able to develop 650 bhp @ 10,300 rpm which means it has a 1,000 BHP per ton power to weight ratio. This translates into F1 car performance but without the need of a support crew, as the Lotus Exos Type 125 features a starter motor, while the engine can run for as much as 4,500 Km before it needs to get rebuilt.

Production for the Lotus Exos Type 125 will be limited to 25 units that will carry a 1 million USD price tag a pop

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