Track Car

Who Says Lotus Can't Build Serious Cars Anymore?

The 3-Eleven just set a blistering time around the Nurburgring.

The Lotus 3-Eleven was supposed to be the fastest and most powerful production Lotus ever created. Luckily, the purpose-built track car just proved that the British automaker still has what it takes by setting an unofficial time of 7 minutes and 6 seconds around the Nurburgring. Interestingly, Lotus admitted to not being able to set a clear lap time in the vehicle and combined the best sector times from two different laps. So is the 3-Eleven really capable of a seven-minute lap or is Lotus fooling everyone?Either way, it’s good to see Lotus making light track cars.

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