The Evora's rev limit is 7,200 sustained right? - LotusTalk - The Lotus Cars Community
 
LotusTalk.com is the premier Lotus Forum on the internet. Registered Users do not see the above ads.
Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 01-26-2013, 04:07 PM   #1 (permalink)
Registered User
 
Allan Gibbs's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2003
Location: Back in Gilbert, AZ(formerly Montrose, CA)
Posts: 7,339
Garage
The Evora's rev limit is 7,200 sustained right?

I remember the Elise had an over rev feature for about two seconds - but does that apply to the Evora?

Reason I ask is that I noticed I'm hitting the rev limiter at 6,500 rpm. I checked Lotus' site and max power is at 6,400 rpm:

Evora Specifications | Lotus Cars

Hope this isn't another issue with my Evora (pointing fingers at the Radium CAI). Oh, I had the dealer reset the ECU when they installed the sports exhaust yesterday.
__________________
2005 Lotus Elise- SOLD 6/9/07
2011 Lotus Evora - SOLD 4/18/13
2011 Lotus Evora S - SOLD - 10/7/14
2014 Lotus Evora S IPS
Allan Gibbs is offline   Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Old 01-26-2013, 04:23 PM   #2 (permalink)
Registered User
 
lynnpreston's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2012
Location: Ponte Vedra Beach, FL
Posts: 396
Garage
You're hitting the rev limiter at 6,500 in sport mode?
__________________
Standing athwart the automotive zeitgeist.
"A typical acre of Florida land produces an average revenue of three cents per year in falling cocaine bales."
lynnpreston is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-26-2013, 04:56 PM   #3 (permalink)
Registered User
 
anthonyseven's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2009
Location: Indianapolis
Posts: 390
Images: 4
From the 2010 Owner's Handbook (USA):

Sport Mode (if fitted)
ln order to cater for the preferences of some sport oriented drivers, a Sport Mode selector button is provided to deliver quicker throttle response, increased power induced wheel slippage thresholds, no throttle reduction on detection of understeer, and a maximum continuous engine speed raised from 6,600 to 7,000 rpm. Note that switching off the Lotus Traction Control in conjunction with selection of Sport Mode, will retain the Sport features, but without any power induced wheelslip intervention. ln all cases, anti-lock braking will be retained.
anthonyseven is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-26-2013, 04:57 PM   #4 (permalink)
Registered User
 
ramtin1000's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2009
Location: Irvine,CA
Posts: 1,026
Usually 6500RPM is the Rev Limit in regular ECU mode and 7000RPM is in sport mode. I remember back when I had the Radium installed for the first time, rev limiter would not allow revving over 6500. I reset the ECU and it fixed the issue. Try it it might work for you as well. I need to mention that every time that we've done a dyno we can clearly see that there is not really any power gain passing 6800 RPM.
ramtin1000 is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 01-26-2013, 04:58 PM   #5 (permalink)
Registered User
 
Notorious L.R.G.'s Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2006
Location: Georgia, U.S.A.
Posts: 1,141
Was the car completely warmed up? My rev limiter is variable, based upon engine conditions. If I try to "show off" leaving the company parking lot, I get rev limited at 4000 rpm, I believe.
Notorious L.R.G. is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-26-2013, 05:06 PM   #6 (permalink)
Registered User
 
Allan Gibbs's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2003
Location: Back in Gilbert, AZ(formerly Montrose, CA)
Posts: 7,339
Garage
Sorry. I forgot to mention, sport mode was on. Actually, it's the second thing I do after turning the ignition. The car was warmed up and just drove about 12 miles.


I've disconnected the battery and will see how it goes tomorrow.
__________________
2005 Lotus Elise- SOLD 6/9/07
2011 Lotus Evora - SOLD 4/18/13
2011 Lotus Evora S - SOLD - 10/7/14
2014 Lotus Evora S IPS

Last edited by Allan Gibbs; 01-26-2013 at 05:52 PM.
Allan Gibbs is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-26-2013, 05:49 PM   #7 (permalink)
Registered User
 
Julian73's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2011
Location: Longview, Texas
Posts: 2,683
Garage
Quote:
Originally Posted by Notorious L.R.G. View Post
Was the car completely warmed up? My rev limiter is variable, based upon engine conditions. If I try to "show off" leaving the company parking lot, I get rev limited at 4000 rpm, I believe.
This is the idoit proofing limit until water temp is up to normal.
__________________
'12 Evora S GP Special Edition #1/14 with BOE-KomoTec Stage 1++ (BOE CAI, Custom BOE Tune and Larini Sport on top of KomoTec Stage 1), MS Oil Sump
Lotus Driving Academy Level 3 School 1:1 w/ Ed Morris @ Hethel
New to piston power, my track toys have Rotaries
Julian73 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-26-2013, 09:58 PM   #8 (permalink)
Registered User
 
ramtin1000's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2009
Location: Irvine,CA
Posts: 1,026
Allan, I have the Kold-Fire cable so resetting the ecu is just a matter of a click with that cable. Leaving the power disconnected does the same thing, just make sure to let the car idle for 10 minutes before driving it for the first time after a full battery unplug.
ramtin1000 is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 01-27-2013, 06:49 PM   #9 (permalink)
Registered User
 
Plackslayer's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2011
Location: Oklahoma City
Posts: 3,413
I have no issues hitting 7200
Plackslayer is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-27-2013, 06:58 PM   #10 (permalink)
Registered User
 
Ron Avery's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2005
Location: Winnetka California
Posts: 1,184
Images: 40
Garage
I am good with 7200 in sport as well.
Ron
__________________
Ron Avery
Winnetka Ca
2005 Lotus Elise
2011 Lotus Evora 2+0
Ron Avery is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-28-2013, 03:43 AM   #11 (permalink)
Registered User
 
Join Date: Dec 2010
Location: Near Vienna, Austria
Posts: 254
Quote:
Originally Posted by Allan Gibbs View Post
I remember the Elise had an over rev feature for about two seconds - but does that apply to the Evora?

Reason I ask is that I noticed I'm hitting the rev limiter at 6,500 rpm. I checked Lotus' site and max power is at 6,400 rpm:

Evora Specifications | Lotus Cars

Hope this isn't another issue with my Evora (pointing fingers at the Radium CAI). Oh, I had the dealer reset the ECU when they installed the sports exhaust yesterday.
Already know that the rev counter is off? In sport mode I reach 7200RPM (and a bit above, sometimes 7300) OBD verified, but the rev counter only reachs about 6800.
__________________
Evora S Chrome Orange, loaded - KomoTec Stage 3s - Larini exhaust - Pioneer HU - custom interior
Nissan GT-R 2012 (550HP) Black Edition - Wrapped in red - Flapped exhaust - Racing brakes - Spec-V Wheels
Mini Cooper S (Turbo) Convertible - Black - unmodified
Range Rover Evoque Prestige Si4 - loaded
Sold: Nissan 370Z Roadster Pack - Black Cherry - unmodified
Sold: McLaren MP4-12C, Nissan GT-R 2011

Last edited by dmpriso; 01-28-2013 at 11:10 PM.
dmpriso is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-28-2013, 04:59 PM   #12 (permalink)
Registered User
 
Julian73's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2011
Location: Longview, Texas
Posts: 2,683
Garage
Quote:
Originally Posted by dmpriso View Post
Already know that the rev limiter is off? In sport mode I reach 7200RPM (and a bit above, sometimes 7300) OBD verified, but the rev limiter only reachs about 6800.
Como? You say that you are seeing 7200-7300 rpm cross referenced to OBD output, but Rev Limit is 6800 based on what ???

fyi my ECU peak was 7209, 4 other readings in the 70xx's; so believe Rev Limit (in Sport mode) cuts at 7000 with some over run.
__________________
'12 Evora S GP Special Edition #1/14 with BOE-KomoTec Stage 1++ (BOE CAI, Custom BOE Tune and Larini Sport on top of KomoTec Stage 1), MS Oil Sump
Lotus Driving Academy Level 3 School 1:1 w/ Ed Morris @ Hethel
New to piston power, my track toys have Rotaries
Julian73 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-28-2013, 11:10 PM   #13 (permalink)
Registered User
 
Join Date: Dec 2010
Location: Near Vienna, Austria
Posts: 254
Quote:
Originally Posted by Julian73 View Post
Como? You say that you are seeing 7200-7300 rpm cross referenced to OBD output, but Rev Limit is 6800 based on what ???

fyi my ECU peak was 7209, 4 other readings in the 70xx's; so believe Rev Limit (in Sport mode) cuts at 7000 with some over run.
Don't know what I was smoking, I have corrected my post: Rev counter, not rev limiter.
__________________
Evora S Chrome Orange, loaded - KomoTec Stage 3s - Larini exhaust - Pioneer HU - custom interior
Nissan GT-R 2012 (550HP) Black Edition - Wrapped in red - Flapped exhaust - Racing brakes - Spec-V Wheels
Mini Cooper S (Turbo) Convertible - Black - unmodified
Range Rover Evoque Prestige Si4 - loaded
Sold: Nissan 370Z Roadster Pack - Black Cherry - unmodified
Sold: McLaren MP4-12C, Nissan GT-R 2011
dmpriso is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-29-2013, 12:51 AM   #14 (permalink)
mkt
Registered User
 
mkt's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2010
Location: Wassenaar, The Netherlands
Posts: 27
Do you have N/A IPS? In that case only it's a different rev limit;

According to Lotus
"Please note that due to gearbox limitation, the max rev limit on Evora fitted with Lotus IPS is 6500rpm. The additional rev limit usually available by pressing the sport button is therefore cancelled in order to preserve the car."

Last edited by mkt; 01-29-2013 at 01:38 AM.
mkt is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-29-2013, 04:24 AM   #15 (permalink)
Registered User
 
Julian73's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2011
Location: Longview, Texas
Posts: 2,683
Garage
fyi from last nights dyno results my stock peak power came at 6100 rpm torque at 4300
with headers and tune: 6600 and 5000 rpm. Really not much use above the standard 6600 redline
__________________
'12 Evora S GP Special Edition #1/14 with BOE-KomoTec Stage 1++ (BOE CAI, Custom BOE Tune and Larini Sport on top of KomoTec Stage 1), MS Oil Sump
Lotus Driving Academy Level 3 School 1:1 w/ Ed Morris @ Hethel
New to piston power, my track toys have Rotaries
Julian73 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-29-2013, 05:55 AM   #16 (permalink)
Registered User
 
invictusmaneo's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2010
Location: Tampa, FL
Posts: 1,874
*for a supercharged car.


anyone have a good NA graph to show?
invictusmaneo is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-29-2013, 08:04 AM   #17 (permalink)
Registered User
 
Allan Gibbs's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2003
Location: Back in Gilbert, AZ(formerly Montrose, CA)
Posts: 7,339
Garage
Quote:
Originally Posted by Julian73 View Post
fyi from last nights dyno results my stock peak power came at 6100 rpm torque at 4300
with headers and tune: 6600 and 5000 rpm. Really not much use above the standard 6600 redline
It would be nice to have a little time to shift even if peak hp is at 6,500.

On a side note, I'm going back to the stock air box. I also ordered a KoldFire 290 tune from British Racing Group:

ECU Tuning for your Lotus
__________________
2005 Lotus Elise- SOLD 6/9/07
2011 Lotus Evora - SOLD 4/18/13
2011 Lotus Evora S - SOLD - 10/7/14
2014 Lotus Evora S IPS
Allan Gibbs is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-31-2013, 10:13 PM   #18 (permalink)
Registered User
 
Allan Gibbs's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2003
Location: Back in Gilbert, AZ(formerly Montrose, CA)
Posts: 7,339
Garage
The stock air box is back in. Looks like the rev limiters coming in around 6,800 now. I should have the Kold Fire tune in a few days. Hope it get me to the 7,200 limit.
__________________
2005 Lotus Elise- SOLD 6/9/07
2011 Lotus Evora - SOLD 4/18/13
2011 Lotus Evora S - SOLD - 10/7/14
2014 Lotus Evora S IPS
Allan Gibbs is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-01-2013, 09:06 AM   #19 (permalink)
Registered User
 
Julian73's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2011
Location: Longview, Texas
Posts: 2,683
Garage
From service manual:

Maximum continuous engine speed
- std 6,600 rpm
- Sport mode 7,000 rpm

Maximum transient engine speed
- std 6,800 rpm
- Sport mode 7,200 rpm

Normal warm idle speed
- a.c. off 640 rpm
- a.c. on 690 rpm
__________________
'12 Evora S GP Special Edition #1/14 with BOE-KomoTec Stage 1++ (BOE CAI, Custom BOE Tune and Larini Sport on top of KomoTec Stage 1), MS Oil Sump
Lotus Driving Academy Level 3 School 1:1 w/ Ed Morris @ Hethel
New to piston power, my track toys have Rotaries
Julian73 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-01-2013, 09:09 AM   #20 (permalink)
Registered User
 
Julian73's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2011
Location: Longview, Texas
Posts: 2,683
Garage
Quote:
Originally Posted by invictusmaneo View Post
*for a supercharged car.


anyone have a good NA graph to show?
link to BobsyRacer's plot:

2bular NA Evora Exhaust System
__________________
'12 Evora S GP Special Edition #1/14 with BOE-KomoTec Stage 1++ (BOE CAI, Custom BOE Tune and Larini Sport on top of KomoTec Stage 1), MS Oil Sump
Lotus Driving Academy Level 3 School 1:1 w/ Ed Morris @ Hethel
New to piston power, my track toys have Rotaries
Julian73 is offline   Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Reply

  LotusTalk - The Lotus Cars Community > Lotus Discussions > Lotus Evora



Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On



All times are GMT -8. The time now is 07:12 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Search Engine Friendly URLs by vBSEO 3.3.2
Garage Plus vBulletin Plugins by Drive Thru Online, Inc.