Yokohama chosen as O.E for the fastest Lotus on the road.
The British car manufacturer Lotus has confirmed that it has selected Yokohama Advan A048 LTS as the Original Equipment for what Lotus calls its fastest road going car ever, Lotus Elise Cup 250. The Elise will be limited to a run of 250 cars only and will roll out of the factory wearing the Yokohama Advan A048 LTS, a Lotus-approved and developed version of Yokohama’s road-legal track day tyre, in size 195/50 R16 at the front and 225/45 R17 at the rear.
The new Lotus, which is limited to a run of 250 vehicles only made its debut at the Geneva motor show & will be made available in major markets from April 2016. Lotus claims that the Elise Cup 250 is 21 kilograms lighter & more powerful, than its predecessor with its engine capable of delivering 243bhp.