The new Radford Lotus Type 62-2 officially completed the final phase of pre-production testing. The dynamic track test was conducted by Jenson Button at the home of Lotus in Hethel Uk.
Jason plays a crucial part in the final part of the development as the test driver, his feedback and expertise ensures the new Type 62-2 offers excellent yet refined driving experience expected from an analogue sports car.
Radford Lotus Type 62-2 Specs and Pricing
|Engine||3.5L V6 Supercharged|
|Top Speed||186mph (300km/h)|
The new Type 62-2 is powered by a supercharged 3.5 liter V6 engine delivering an output of 600 bhp. The acceleration from 0-62 mph was achieved in 2.9 seconds and 0-124 mph in 8.4 seconds. Additionally, during track testing, the Type 62-2 delivered an electronically limited top speed of 186mph and the dry weight is under 1000kgs.
The two-seater coupe features upgraded pistons, con-rods, camshafts, adjustable coil spring suspension and drives through a 6-speed manual transmission. The vehicle has also been finished in carbon fiber body panels and ultra-lightweight aluminum chassis to further reduce the weight.
The new Type 62-2 will be exclusively limited to 62 units and deliveries will commence from Q2 2022. The owners will be invited to an exclusive one-day track event to get behind the wheel with Jenson Button who will then demonstrate how to get the most out of their race cars.