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Lotus 340R

(2000 model)

Brief specs of 2000 Lotus 340R

2-seater roadster, petrol (gasoline) 4-cylinder 16-valve straight (inline) engine, DOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam), 1796 cm3 / 109.6 cu in / 109.6 cu in, 132.7 kW / 178.0 hp / 178.0 hp @ 7800 rpm / 7800 rpm / 7800 rpm, 171.0 N·m / 126.1 lb·ft / 126.1 lb·ft @ 5000 rpm / 5000 rpm / 5000 rpm, manual 5-speed transmission, rear wheel drive, 212 km/h / 132 mph / 132 mph top speed

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)LotusIssued from2000
Model340RIssued until
Serie340Number made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerLotusCountryUK

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors
Bodywork typeroadsterNumber of seats2
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)
Passenger space (volume)Max. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length3620 mm / 142.5 in / 142.5 inTotal (curb) weight675 kg / 1488 lb / 1488 lb
Width1655 mm / 65.2 in / 65.2 inDry weight
Height1123 mm / 44.2 in / 44.2 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2300 mm / 90.6 in / 90.6 inGross (max.) weight
Track front1432 mm / 56.4 in / 56.4 inTowing weight
Track rear1459 mm / 57.4 in / 57.4 inWeight distribution (front)37.0 % / 37.0 % / 37.0 %
Ground clearanceFuel capacity
Length/wheelbase ratio1.57  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)Frontal area (A)1.58 m2 / 17.0 sq ft / 17.0 sq ft (est.)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)

Engine

Engine CodeK-SeriesTotal number of cylinders4
Engine Typestraight (inline) Total number of valves16
Engine ManufacturerRoverValves per cylinder4
Engine constructionBore80.0 mm / 3.15 in / 3.15 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke89.3 mm / 3.52 in / 3.52 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio0.9
Fuel supplyEngine displacement1796 cm3 / 109.6 cu in / 109.6 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity449.00 cm3/cylinder / 27.400 cu in/cylinder / 27.400 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignDOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam)Compression ratio
SumpwetMax. output power132.7 kW / 178.0 hp / 178.0 hp at 7800 rpm / 7800 rpm / 7800 rpm
AspirationnaturalMax. torque171.0 N·m / 126.1 lb·ft / 126.1 lb·ft at 5000 rpm / 5000 rpm / 5000 rpm
Compressor typeN/AMaximum rpm
IntercoolernoMax. net output (power at the wheels)57.0 kW / 76.5 hp / 76.5 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output73.9 kW/l / 1.624 bhp/cu in / 1.624 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converteryesSpecific torque95.2 N·m/l / 0.83 lb·ft/cu in / 0.83 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typemanualNumber of gears5
Wheel driverear wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio0.85
  Final gear (drive) ratio4.2

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)3.60 s / 3.60 s / 3.60 sTop (maximal) speed212 km/h / 132 mph / 132 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)4.50 s / 4.50 s / 4.50 sPower-to-weight ratio263.7 kW/ton / 199.8 bhp/ton / 199.8 bhp/ton
Acceleration 0-100 km/hFuel consumption, City (urban)
Acceleration 0-100 mph (160 km/h)12.50 s / 12.50 s / 12.50 sFuel consumption, Road (extra-urban)
Acceleration 80-120 km/h (50-70 mph) in topFuel consumption, Mixed (combined)
Standing ¼mile time13.70 s / 13.70 s / 13.70 s (top 105 km/h / 65 mph / 65 mph)Fuel consumption, Euro
Standing kilometer time25.00 s / 25.00 s / 25.00 s CO2 emissions
  Range

Chassis

Engine locationmiddleEngine alignmenttransverse
SteeringSteering details
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle
Suspension frontSuspension rear
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres frontTyres rear
Brakes frontventilated discBrakes rearventilated disc
Brake diameter front282 mm / 11.1 in / 11.1 inBrake diameter rear245 mm / 9.6 in / 9.6 in
Brakes detailsBraked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Lotus 340R

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