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It's fast, light and rather loud. It's also the definition of a 'driver's car'
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LIST PRICE From $155,000
CARADVICE RATING 8.0
FUEL ECONOMY 10.1/100km
SEAT 4

Mighty Car Mods' Lotus Exige Sport 240 heads to auction

A black 2008 Lotus Exige Sport 240 owned by Blair 'Moog' Joscelyne from popular YouTube channel Mighty Car Mods is going up for auction. The Lotus Exige is believed to be one of only six special-edition Sport 240 variants in the country by Lotus, and one of three in finished in black. The team from MCM worked with Simply Sports Cars Lotus in Sydney to upgrade the Toyota-sourced 1...

2021 Lotus Elise and Exige Final Edition price and specs

2021 Lotus Elise Final Edition offered in two variants 2021 Lotus Exige Final Edition offered in three variants A total of 80 vehicles are expected to be available 0-100km/h times of 3.3 to 4.5 seconds Priced from $97,990 to $209,990, all before on-road costs Pricing and specification for the 2021 Lotus Elise Final Edition and 2021 Lotus Exige Final Edition has been confirmed for Australia, just months before the legendary nameplates are set to be retired...

Four new Lotus sports cars confirmed, will replace Elise, Exige and Evora

Lotus's sports car range will (at last) undergo a major shake-up this decade, with the British brand confirming the arrival of "a new series of sports cars" set to launch in the coming years. The new models will not sit alongside the existing Elise, Exige and Evora sports cars, but rather replace them entirely, with the existing cars to end production by the end of 2021 – marking the end of a trio of nameplates in use since the Elise's debut in 1995...

Lotus shows off plug-and-play digital dash

A new digital instrument display could give Lotus owners an advantage on weekend track days, or outline to drivers where they went wrong. The digital dash has been developed by Lotus as a plug-and-play system for owners of Elise and Exige V6 models built after 2008...

Lotus Exige 20th Anniversary edition revealed

British sports car maker Lotus has announced a limited-edition version of its Exige to celebrate the model’s 20th anniversary. Built on the foundation of the Exige Sport 410 coupe – which cops a mid-mounted, 302kW/420Nm 3.5-litre supercharged V6 engine and six-speed manual transmission – the 20th Anniversary edition will be limited to just 150 examples globally...

Lotus releases Australia-only Exige Sport 410 Targa Edition

English sports car maker Lotus has announced a limited edition, Australian-exclusive Exige Sport 410 Targa Edition to pay tribute to the Targa Tasmania tarmac rally competition. The Exige Sport 410 Targa Edition is priced from $174,990 before on-road costs, with only 10 examples to be produced with a unique, numbered interior build plate...

2020 Lotus Exige pricing and specs

British sports car maker Lotus has refreshed its Exige for 2020, offering the iconic model in Sport 350 and Sport 410 variants. Pricing for the Sport 350 will begin from $139,500 while the Sport 410 opens at $169,990 (prices are before on-road costs). Both models can be had in a coupe or roadster body style at no additional cost...

RS5 v Cayman GTS v Exige 430 drag race - video

What happens when you line up an Audi RS5, a Lotus Exige Cup 430, and a Porsche 718 Cayman GTS on a runway for a quarter-mile drag race? The UK's Top Gear decided to find out the answer, pitting the three very different performance cars against each other in a straight-line shootout. Power in the Audi comes from a Porsche-developed 2...

Targa Tasmania 2019: Lotus scores first win, Hyundai causes major upset

The 2019 Targa Tasmania road rally has delivered a number of surprise results and a first-time winner. Veteran racer Paul Stokell finally won his first Targa Tasmania outright – also earning the first win for Lotus – while rally driver Brendan Reeves delivered an impressive debut result for the Hyundai i30N hot hatch, claiming 6th in the GT2 class and 15th outright ahead of more fancied machinery...

Lotus Exige Sport 410 priced from $159,990

Lotus Cars Australia has confirmed it will offer the Exige Sport 410 Down Under, priced from $159,990 before on-road costs. The version headed Down Under will adopt a "slightly altered specification" compared to the vehicle revealed in May, however...

Lotus Exige Type 49 and 79 revealed

Lotus has revealed the Exige Type 49 and Type 79 at this week's Goodwood Festival of Speed as part of its 70th birthday celebrations, both commemorating anniversaries of championship-winning Formula One race cars. Both models have been created by Lotus Exclusive in the same colours as the racing cars they're named after...