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CARADVICE RATING 8.0
FUEL ECONOMY 10.1/100km
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2012 Lotus Exige S gets 3.5 V6, unveiled at Frankfurt Motor Show

Lotus has unveiled the 2012 Lotus Exige S at the 2011 Frankfurt Motor Show. The new model is larger and features a 3.5-litre V6 engine. It also gets smooth new panel contours and a new DPM Lotus driving management program. The new 2012 Lotus Exige S does look similar to the predecessor but upon closer inspection, there are a number of distinct clues that set it apart...

2012 Lotus Exige Spy Photos

More photos of the upcoming Lotus Exige have been sent our way following more prototypes being tested in Europe. We brought you photos of the new Exige track testing earlier this month but now we can get a better look at the front and back. From the front, the new Lotus Exige is set to follow design directions more in line with the Lotus Evora, whilst the rear looks like it may an all-new design...

Lotus Exige 270E Tri-fuel has a taste for cheese and wine

Lotus has developed a sports car with a taste for cheese, wine and chocolate. The Lotus Exige 270E Tri-fuel is a new alternative energy concept from the UK-based manufacturer. As the name suggests, the Exige 270E Tri-fuel is capable of running on any combination of petrol, methanol or bio-ethanol...

Lotus Australia slashes up to $46,000 off Evora; Elise, Exige prices also tumble

The new distributor of Lotus cars in Australia, Ateco Automotive, has completely restructured the local line-up, with savings of up to $46,000 on the entry-level Evora. The entry-level Lotus Elise is now available from $67,990 and includes the previously optional Sports Pack as standard...

2013 Lotus Exige track spy shots

Lotus has just been spotted track testing the new 2013 Lotus Exige. This is the first time a prototype has been seen out in public. Our spy photographers tried to get as close as possible to the new Exige, but from these images we can see the upcoming model will take on a body design similar to the Lotus Evora...

Video: Lotus Exige Nurburgring crash caused by oil spill

A recent Nurburgring video has just surfaced on the web which shows how unpredictable the famous Nurburgring circuit can be during tourist drive hours. This Lotus Exige hits a patch of oil unseen by the driver, causing the car to slide and impact with a barrier at high speed. Reports say the driver was travelling at around 150-170km/h at the time hitting the spill...

Abarth to build Lotus Exige rival based on KTM X-Bow

Fiat's performance arm, Abarth, is developing an open-top sports car to rival the likes of Lotus cars, such as the Lotus Exige, a recent Auto Express report has revealed. Based on the KTM X-Bow, the light-weight special will expand the Abarth range and help continue the revival of the brand...

Lotus Exige S Type 72 coming to Australia

Lotus Australia has secured three limited edition Lotus Exige S Type 72 sports cars for the local market. Celebrating the most successful Lotus Formula One car of all time, which achieved 20 Grand Prix victories between 1970 and 1975, the Type 72 features a number of enhancements that draw on the history of Lotus racing...

Lotus Exige Scura unveiled

As spotted by CarAdvice at the Tokyo Motor Show, Lotus have unveiled its latest special edition: the Exige Scura. The Scura, translated as 'dark' from Italian, is so called due to its dramatic matt black and carbon fibre theme. The name 'Scura' reflects the stealth character of this already fierce looking Lotus and its stunning soft-feel matt black paint finish...

Lotus Exige Scura limited edition unveiled

Lotus has unveiled its most menacing version of the Exige yet at the Tokyo Motor Show. Translated as 'dark' from Italian, the aptly named Exige Scura boasts a dramatic matt black and carbon fibre theme reflecting the stealth character of this fierce Lotus...

2010 Lotus Exige S released, Australian pricing announced

Lotus have unveiled its 2010 Exige S sporting a revised front end and wing package, improved fuel economy figures and reduced CO2 emissions. The new Exige S also sees the introduction of a few key changes to enhance the look and improve aerodynamic performance...