The 1969 Lotus Type 62 is a lesser-known supercar, but definitely one that earned its own small place in automotive history. Now, the Lotus Type 62-2 Coachbuilt By Radford is paying homage to this legendary car, featuring retro looks but all-modern performance.
Featuring a supercharged 3.5 liter V6 engine, that can crank out up to 600 horsepower, the new Lotus Type 62-2 Coachbuilt By Radford is well at home on the track. The modern chassis and other components in the Lotus for sale should help this sports car keep up with many of the latest and greatest supercars.
A few different variations of the Lotus Type 62-2 Coachbuilt By Radford are being offered. The base model borrows the Evora’s standard engine, and cranks out a respectable 430 horsepower. There’s a “Goldleaf” variant that cranks the horsepower up to 500 hundred. Opt for the top of the line JPS trim, and you get 600 horsepower.
JBS, by the way, refers to Jenson Button, a renowned British racing driver. Button won the 2009 Formula 1 World Championship. As for the Lotus Type 62-2 Coachbuilt By Radford JBS, Button personally calibrated the car to ensure Formula 1 worthy handling.
As for styling, the base Classic version is perhaps the most subtle and attractive, dropping the rear wing in favor of classic styling. Of course, rear wings are common on modern hypercars because they help the car stick to the road. Still, there’s something clean and attractive with the Lotus Type 62-2 Coachbuilt By Radford sans the rear wing.