Lotus Carlton Mechanical Specifications



Layout Longitudinal, front ,rear drive
Capacity 3615cc, six cylinders in line
Bore/stroke 95/85mm
Compression ratio 8.2:1
Head/block Aluminium alloy / cast iron
Valve gear DOHC, 4 valves per cylinder
Ignition & fuel Electronic ignition and fuel injection, Delco management system, two Garrett T25 turbochargers
Max power 377bhp/5200rpm
Max torque 419 lb ft/4200rpm
Specific output 104bhp/litre
Power-to-weight ratio 228bhp per tonne


Six-speed manual

Gear Ratio mph/1000rpm
1st 2.68 8.2
2nd 1.80 12.2
3rd 1.29 17.0
4th 1.00 22
5th 0.75 29.4
6th 0.50 44.1
Final drive 3.45  


Front: MacPherson struts, coil springs, anti-roll bar.

Rear: Multi-link, semi-trailing arms, coil springs, self levelling


Recirculating ball, power assisted, 2.5 turns lock to lock.


Front: 330mm ventilated discs

Rear: 300mm discs

Anti-lock: standard

Wheels & Tyres

8.5x17ins (f), 9.5x17ins (r), forged alloy, 235/45 ZR17 (f), 265/40 ZR17 (r)

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