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Four minute acceleration vid, from inside the car and out

VL3X

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There's no way the speeds in this chart are accurate, right? If so I'm unimpressed.... 62-125mph in 12.17 seconds? My stage 1 flashed GTI does it in 11.06. 😕

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Laughable rubbish.

Look at the last two lines.

0-200kmh in 32 seconds.
100-200kmh in 12.17 seconds.

So, 0-100kmh must take 19.83 seconds.
Ummm. Righto.

Idiots.
 

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Laughable rubbish.

Look at the last two lines.

0-200kmh in 32 seconds.
100-200kmh in 12.17 seconds.

So, 0-100kmh must take 19.83 seconds.
Ummm. Righto.

Idiots.
It’s not rubbish. They simply started a 0-200 measurement on the box, but didn’t push until 100. the box then did the calculation for 0-100 and 100-200.
doesn’t look good to call others idiots if it then turns out that you are wrong 😅
 

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So why put “0-200kmh 32 sec verified” in the chart, if that’s not what the 0-200kmh time for the car is?

Pretty idiotic, by any measure.
 

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Another video, no GPS based measurements, but still a good hint where the figures will be around:

0-100kph at 4,9s and 0-200kph 16,4s.

 

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Another video, no GPS based measurements, but still a good hint where the figures will be around:

0-100kph at 4,9s and 0-200kph 16,4s.

But isn’t that just trying to time stats off other people‘s videos? It’s not the same as a best-efforts run.
 

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But isn’t that just trying to time stats off other people‘s videos? It’s not the same as a best-efforts run.
Yes, you are right. Still it is some new footage stating some acceleration figures.
 

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How are Lotus managing to get 4.2 seconds ?

I guess they must be running it down gas Hill Norwich’s steepest Rd
 

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I’d like to see Gavan Kershaw record a 0-100 time in the manual V6 Emira. Based on what we see from third party videos so far, the quoted 0-100 time seems impossible.
 

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I’d like to see Gavan Kershaw record a 0-100 time in the manual V6 Emira. Based on what we see from third party videos so far, the quoted 0-100 time seems impossible.
Probably why there's no news on the I4 as well, the I4 will be quicker and Lotus don't want to release that information officially yet.
 

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How are Lotus managing to get 4.2 seconds ?

I guess they must be running it down gas Hill Norwich’s steepest Rd

That 4.2 seconds likely includes the industry standard 1-foot rollout.
 

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Probably why there's no news on the I4 as well, the I4 will be quicker and Lotus don't want to release that information officially yet.

Lotus officially quotes 0-100 km/h as 4.2s for the I4 and 4.2/4.3s for the V6.

In the real world, the V6 should be quicker in most driving conditions than the I4. The I4 isn't going anywhere until the turbo has spooled.

I estimate a 5-60 rolling start of 4.6/4.7s for V6 and 5.3s for I4. These numbers are achievable.

References (C&D):
  • 2011 Evora S: 345 hp / 0-60: 4.3s / 5-60: 4.7s
  • 2020 Evora GT: 416 hp / 0-60 4.0s / 5-60: 4.5s
  • 2017 Merc CLA45: 375 hp/ 0-60 3.8s / 5-60: 5.3s
  • 2018 Cayman GTS: 365hp / 0-60: 4.1s / 5-60: 5.3s
 
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Lotus officially quotes 0-100 km/h as 4.2s for the I4 and 4.2/4.3s for the V6.

In the real world, the V6 should be quicker in most driving conditions than the I4. The I4 isn't going anywhere until the turbo has spooled.
I wonder how much of that is the DCT on the I4? It's going to shift much quicker and more efficiently than a person in a manual V6.
 

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I wonder how much of that is the DCT on the I4? It's going to shift much quicker and more efficiently than a person in a manual V6.
That's a great question. Most of the time, the difference is substantial.
 
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