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Lotus Esprit Turbo 2.2 (X180) Lotus Esprit Turbo X180 When first launched this model Esprit received a state-of-the-art turbo upgrade that gave the mid-engined sports car blessed with supercar styling….with it. This Lotus model was now touching supercar territory. With all the handling, style and finesse of the standard Esprit but with genuine supercar-challenging performance The extra 50bhp over the normal 2.2-litre Esprit comes from a Garrett T3 turbocharger, though the entire engine was re-engineered to with the additional power and torque. In 1985 the suspension was revised to use more Toyota and fewer Triumph parts, thus making it easier to keep on the road. Giugiaro is said to have liked the new shape, claiming it was perhaps too close to his original design. The exterior changes were accompanied by a redesign of the interior that gave more space to the occupants. The revised Esprit was not given a new “Series” number but is often called by its project code of X180. Panels for the body were produced using a new process called Vacuum Assisted Resin Injection. This method, also helped increased the Esprit’s torsional rigidity by 22%. The X180 cars inherited most of their mechanical components from the earlier cars, although the name for the forced […] £23,595
  • Manual
  • Petrol
  • 71,000 Miles
  • Sports
  • 1988

Lotus Esprit Turbo X180 When first launched this model Esprit received a state-of-the-art turbo upgrade that gave the mid-engined sports car blessed with supercar styling….with it. This Lotus model was now touching supercar territory. With all the handling, style and finesse of the standard Esprit but with genuine supercar-challenging performance The extra 50bhp over the normal 2.2-litre Esprit comes from a Garrett T3 turbocharger, though the entire engine was re-engineered to with the additional power and torque. In 1985 the suspension was revised to use more Toyota and fewer Triumph parts, thus making it easier to keep on the road. Giugiaro is said to have liked the new shape, claiming it was perhaps too close to his original design. The exterior changes were accompanied by a redesign of the interior that gave more space to the occupants. The revised Esprit was not given a new “Series” number but is often called by its project code of X180. Panels for the body were produced using a new process called Vacuum Assisted Resin Injection. This method, also helped increased the Esprit’s torsional rigidity by 22%. The X180 cars inherited most of their mechanical components from the earlier cars, although the name for the forced […]

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