The 2020 Evora GT Is the Fastest, Most Powerful Lotus Ever Offered in the U.S.

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Before the all-electric, totally bonkers Lotus Evija arrives with its 1,972 horses to seize the title of the world's most powerful production car, the British automaker is dropping a sports car that's considerably more sensible.

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The 2020 Evora GT replaces the old flagship—the Evora Sport 410—as the fastest and most powerful Lotus ever offered in the United States (and Canada, for what it's worth). 

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Underneath the rear engine cover is a supercharged, 3.5-liter V6 that's been tuned to produce 416 horsepower—quite a lot for a car that tips the scales at just 3,104 pounds when weight-saving options like a front a carbon fiber access panel, roof panel, spoiler and diffuser are equipped. The six-speed manual coupe will hit 60 mph in 3.8 seconds on the way to a max speed of 188 mph. 

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Even the stock Evora GT boasts plenty of performance-minded components. It rides on Michelin Pilot Sport Cup 2 tires that are wrapped around forged aluminum 10-spoke wheels and an ultra-light sports suspension.

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A front lip mounted below the composite mesh grille reduces undercar airflow, thereby increasing downforce, while curved lower A-panels on the sides reduce drag.

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The interior features Lotus' classic titanium stick surrounded by Alcantara on the dashboard, door panels, transmission tunnel and center console.  

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An integrated 7-inch touch-screen infotainment system with AppleCarPlay and Android Auto, Bluetooth functionality, satellite navigation and reversing camera is also standard.

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Starting at $96,950, the Lotus Evora GT can be customized further and ordered online now.