Lotus Exige Cup 430 vs Porsche 911 GT3 RS

Picture of Lotus Exige Cup 430 (Mk III)
Picture of Porsche 911 GT3 RS (991 facelift)
Category Lotus Exige Cup 430Porsche 911 GT3 RS
Engine layout 3.5 l V64.0 l B6
Max power (ps / bhp) 436 / 430520 / 513
Max torque (Nm / lb-ft) 440 / 325469 / 346
Curb weight (kg / lb) 1093 / 24101474 / 3250
Power / tonne (ps / bhp) 399 / 393353 / 348

Lap Times

Track Lotus Exige Cup 430Porsche 911 GT3 RS
Anglesey Coastal 1:14.711:11.20
Circuit de Nevers Magny-Cours Club 1:21.681:17.68

Performance

Category Lotus Exige Cup 430Porsche 911 GT3 RS
0 - 100 kph 3.3 s3.1 s
0 - 60 mph 3.2 s2.9 s
0 - 100 mph 8.1 s6.6 s
Est. 1/8 mile 7.6 s @ 97.6 mph7.8 s @ 105.6 mph
1/4 mile 11.8 s @ 122.9 mph10.9 s
Top speed 290 kph (180 mph)312 kph (194 mph)

Summary

Category Lotus Exige Cup 430Porsche 911 GT3 RS
Track Performance 173200
Straight line speed 471592
Total 643792

Verdict

911 GT3 RS is the fastest by a small margin.

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WB5MGR  2y ago

I’ve seen the video of the lap in the lotus at Anglesey...it was clear that several seconds were left on the table by the drivers errors.

 

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Inline 6 rules  5y ago

Lotus has better power and torque per weight ratio (if it produce the advertised power figures). Porsche has better transmission.
Which one would you choose?