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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
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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...

Lotus Exige Sport 410 revealed

The Lotus Exige Sport 410 has been revealed this week, becoming the latest permanent family member in the revised Exige line-up. According to the British manufacturer, the Exige Sport 410 has been "developed directly from the track focused Exige Cup 430", nabbing the more focused powertrain, suspension and chassis setup from the all-out track weapon – though the engine has been tuned to 410hp (306kW) and 420Nm...

Lotus Exige Cup 430 Type 25 unveiled

Stop the presses: Lotus has released a new car and, in news that'll surprise nobody, it's another limited edition. Dubbed the (deep breath) Exige Cup Type 25, the green-and-yellow Brit pays tribute to the 1963 Lotus Type 25 that dominated Formula 1. Power comes from the same 3.5-litre supercharged V6 offered in the 'regular' Exige Cup 430, the Cup Type 25 pumps out 321kW and 440Nm for a 3...

2018 Lotus Exige Cup 430 revealed

The Lotus Exige Cup 430 has been revealed this week, tipped as the "most extreme" example of the British sports car ever produced. Unlike most of the company's recent new models, the Exige Cup 430 is a series-production variant - so no, this isn't just another Lotus special. Headlining the upgrades is a reworked 3...