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Lotus Exige S (V6) specs

Car type Coupe
Curb weight 1080 kg (2381 lbs)
Power / weight 324 ps (319 bhp) / t
Torque / weight 370 Nm (273 lb-ft) / t
Origin country United Kingdom
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Performance

Top speed 279 kph (173 mph)
0 - 100 kph 3.8 s
0 - 200 kph 14.2 s
0 - 250 kph 29.7 s
0 - 100 mph 7.9 s
Est. 1/8 mile 7.8 s @ 98.8 mph
Est. 1/4 mile 12.0 s @ 116.8 mph
Est. 100 - 200 kph 10.4 s

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Lotus Exige S acceleration graph

Powertrain

Engine type Supercharged V6
Displacement 3.5 l (211 ci)
Power 350 ps (345 bhp / 257 kw) @ 7000 rpm
Torque 400 Nm (295 lb-ft) @ 4500 rpm
Power / liter 101 ps (100 hp)
Transmission 6-Speed Manual
Layout middle engine, rear wheel drive

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Exige S rivals

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AntonAlexandrovichKoryagin  2y  

Design Lotus Alice, and including some of the elements of this car - were invented by me (14 year olds from Russia) -in 1987 -88 year! Do you want to argue about it = one million euros?!


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BR2+  4y  

They have always been renowned for there handling prowess, but its about damn time they actually got some power into one of these, Lotus has always had underpowered cars, they maybe above average fast for there power, but still down on it. And if thiey did decide to do a 500Bhp Exige, it would prolly give a ZO6 a good spanking.

No car has the handling feel of a Lotus. And they have still stuck to tradition after all these years while Still being lightweight, not many company can say that.


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Mental  4y  

Well, at Nordscheife Exige could have lapped at least 8 seconds quicker, IMO. But at other tracks it's a beast! It's almost a supercar league performance car! I always loved this car for its incredibly agile handling, blitz-acceleration and the gorgeous design.

And I considered for a while. The current one has just 350 Supercharged V6. But what if Lotus designed a new Exige R, boosting the engine up to 500 PS? As well, radically upgraded chassis, brakes, tires etc... Imagine its brutal track performance! It would be on par with Corvette Z07! Oh, I so wish Lotus presented the true supercar - Exige R / Evora R / the new Esprit. They've got so much potential!


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DeDe  4y  

GPS-topspeed: 279 km/h

Sport Auto 10-2013


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DeDe  4y  

Sport Auto 10/2013:
0-100 kph: 4,1 s
0-200 kph: 14,2 s
0-250 kph: 29,7 s__


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DeDe  4y  

Nordschleife: 7.53 min

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g-W5a44Q99c



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w0o0dy  5y  

In the video from Auto Express they talk about a 52.000GBP price-tag... That's about equal to the Cayman R, but this thing is more than 150kg lighter and has more power AND more torque. The TT-RS is about 13% cheaper and fast(er) in a straight line... but this thing will be a mass-murderer on any trackday.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rl1nLCZ46YM&hd=1


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Mike B  6y  

It happens to everyone (:


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Jeff B  6y  

umm, yeah, sorry about that.....god I make so many mistakes when adding cars =]


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Mike B  6y  

The engine's obviously tuned for torque, that's why it only makes 350ps, look, it produces 4000Nm XD


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Viking  6y  

Quite funny, the Camry thing. As for the V12 idea, that would be nice, but I know that there isn't enough room. Even a V8 would require an extended wheelbase assuming an inline engine configuration. Not enough track width for a transverse application either.


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gallardo man  6y  

but if you drive by some guy in a camry in this car, dont even look at the camry.


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gallardo man  6y  

man, if i were the engineer of this car, i would add a 5 liter v12. that would be fast.


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Viking  6y  

Yep, they have a deal with Toyota.


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Apathy  6y  

They must have some sort of deal with Toyota.

A supercharged V6 that only makes 345hp?
They could save weight with a different NA V6 that would make the same power. The VQ37VHR in the Nismo 370Z makes more power for Christ's sake...


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Jeff B  6y  

It's a camry engine lol.


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gallardo man  6y  

woah. lotus better not add another miniture toyota engine. why do lotus do that anyway?


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Mike B  6y  

It looks sooo good.


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E  6y  

Took long enough to get some real power into one of these. I look forward to tests.


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Jeff B  6y  

Introduction year 2012.

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