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Composite Worx Lotus Extrema with Corvette engine revealed

Composite Worx Lotus Extrema
Composite Worx Lotus Extrema

Weighs 970 kg

Composite Worx is an Italian car company working on this interesting Lotus Exige-based Extrema.

Located in Bergamo, Composite Worx is an unknown name in the car industry but this might change after seeing their Lotus Extrema project. It's based on the Exige and comes with a Chevrolet Corvette-sourced LS9 V8 engine producing 649 hp (484 kW).

With a curb weight of just 970 kg (2138 lbs), the Extrema is able to run the 0-62 mph (0-100 km/h) sprint in only 2.9 seconds and needs 7 seconds from 0 to 100 mph (161 km/h) on its way to a top speed of 200 mph (322 km/h). That low curb weight was possible thanks to the vehicle's carbon fiber body and SP-1 twin skin full carbon seats.

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conradtestamark conradtestamark
they should of put a hydraulic rearwing on it.
Jul 29th, 2014 1:37am
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conradtestamark conradtestamark
try a v10,v12 engines composite worx?paddlesshifters.
Jul 29th, 2014 1:44am
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StewartSorensen StewartSorensen
Properly gonna be an excellent track day car ;)
Nov 27th, 2012 10:08pm
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TomasramonCorrea TomasramonCorrea
Fast as lightning, no doubt. As for the styling, too much going on,in my opinion. But I think styling was not even taken into consideration in this case. Performance was.
Nov 25th, 2012 6:48pm
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theob theob
Seems like a weird fusion of S1 chassis (check the sill height), S2 bodywork, and an American thoroughbred engine! 8)
Nov 23rd, 2012 9:17pm
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M.L. M.L.
Mmm, a compact alternative to the Venom GT.
Nov 23rd, 2012 9:08pm
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dmanero dmanero
come on, copy much. Thuis is a knock off the Vemon.
Nov 23rd, 2012 8:46pm
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Xanavi23 Xanavi23
Think of this as a more compact take on the Venom formula...you can tell its at least a short wheel base(and looks even more Elise-ish)
Nov 24th, 2012 12:48am
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uberzero uberzero
It you had searched more, you'd find out Lotus Extrema done by UK Garage came before Venom GT: http://www.worldcarfans.com/109012616520/uk-garage-presents-lotus-extrema
Nov 25th, 2012 10:17am
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conradtestamark conradtestamark
do they have any video of this car test running.
Jul 29th, 2014 1:32am
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rogers rogers
Looks like an Exige ready for DTM.
Nov 23rd, 2012 7:32pm
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Ceramic Rabbit Ceramic Rabbit
true that, god I love DTM
Nov 24th, 2012 3:08am
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