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

Engine3.5L V6 Supercharged
0-62mph (0-100km/h)2.9s
Top Speed186mph (300km/h)
Production 62 units

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.

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