2010 Lotus Evora Road Test Specs | Edmunds.com

2010 Lotus Evora - Road Test Specs

2010 Lotus Evora Coupe

(3.5L V6 6-speed Manual)


Model year2010
Style2dr Coupe (3.5L 6cyl 6M)
Base MSRP$74,675
Options on test vehicleTechnology Package ($2,995 -- includes Alpine Mobile Media Station, DVD/MP3/DivX playback, upgraded speakers and amplifiers, 7-inch touchscreen display, satellite navigation, Bluetooth, USB connection, iPod connectivity, aux input, cruise control, rear parking sensors); Premium Package ($1,900 -- includes accent lighting, leather-trimmed tailgate insert panel, Evora logo on dash, premium floor mats, additional interior leather trim); Sport Ratio Gearbox ($1,500); Sport Package ($1,275 -- includes selectable sports mode for enhanced throttle response and higher rpm limit, sports diffuser, titanium exhaust tips, cross-drilled brake disc rotors, black painted brake calipers); Lifestyle Paint ($1,200); StarShield Paint Protection Film ($995); Rearview Camera ($495); Power-Folding Mirrors ($450).
As-tested MSRP$85,485


Drive typeRear-wheel drive
Engine typeV6
Displacement (cc/cu-in)3,456cc (211 cu-in)
Block/head materialAluminum/aluminum
ValvetrainDouble overhead camshaft
Compression ratio (x:1)10.0
Redline (rpm)6,600, 7,000 (Sport mode)
Horsepower (hp @ rpm)276 @ 6,400
Torque (lb-ft @ rpm)258 @ 4,700
Transmission typeSix-speed manual
Transmission and axle ratios (x:1)I: 3.538; II: 1.913; III: 1.407; IV: 1.091; V: 0.9697; VI: 0.8611; R: 3.831; Final (1st - 4th) 3.777; Final (5th - 6th) 3.238


Suspension, frontDouble wishbone
Suspension, rearDouble wishbone
Steering typePower steering
Tire brandPirelli
Tire modelP Zero
Tire typeHigh performance
Tire size, frontP255/35ZR19 Z
Tire size, rearP255/35ZR19 Z
Wheel size18-by-8 inches front -- 19-by-9.5 inches rear
Wheel materialPainted alloy
Brakes, frontVentilated disc
Brakes, rearVentilated disc

Testing Conditions

Elevation (ft.)1,121

Fuel Consumption

EPA fuel economy (mpg)N/A
Fuel tank capacity (U.S. gal.)15.9

Dimensions & Capacities

Curb weight, mfr. claim (lbs.)3,047
Weight distribution, as tested, f/r (%)39/61
Length (in.)170.9
Width (in.)72.8
Height (in.)48.1
Wheelbase (in.)101.4
Track, front (in.)61.7
Track, rear (in.)62.0
Turning circle (ft.)33.3
Seating capacity4
Cargo volume (cu-ft)5.7
Max. cargo volume, seats folded (cu-ft)5.7


Bumper-to-bumper3 years/36,000 miles
Powertrain3 years/36,000 miles
Corrosion8 years/Unlimited miles
Free scheduled maintenanceNot available


Front airbagsStandard
Side airbagsNot available
Head airbagsNot available
Knee airbagsNot available
Antilock brakes4-wheel ABS
Electronic brake enhancementsBraking assist, electronic brakeforce distribution
Traction controlStandard
Stability controlStandard
Tire-pressure monitoring systemTire-pressure monitoring
Emergency assistance systemNot available
NHTSA crash test, driverNot tested
NHTSA crash test, passengerNot tested
NHTSA crash test, side frontNot tested
NHTSA crash test, side rearNot tested
NHTSA rollover resistanceNot tested

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