Lotus have launched a “race only” version of the Exige Sport 380.
Owners of the competition car will have to wait until May 2017 to drive it on the race track.
It posted a lap time around the Hethel track of 1 minute 23.5 seconds. This makes it the fastest ever Exige around the track.

We Blog Any Car stats:

  • 3.5 litre V6 engine
  • Supercharged
  • 375 hp
  • 0.60 mph 3.2 seconds
  • 410 Nm of torque
  • 998 kg dry weight
  • 6 speed sequential transmission
  • Michelin Pilot Sport Cup 2 tyres
  • 215/45 ZR17 front, 265/35 ZR18 rear
  • AP Racing forged four-piston callipers brakes
  • Full roll cage
  • FIA driver seat (HANS compatible)
  • £99,500 excluding VAT price
  • Available to order now.

“The Lotus Exige Sport 380 is a real giant slayer on the road, and one of the quickest A to B supercars around. It gave us the ideal platform from which to develop the new Exige Race 380 – a peerless competition car designed to beat the best. By setting its weight below 1000kg, its power to weight is unsurpassed in its class. When lapping Hethel, it’s a phenomenal 1.5 seconds faster than the previous Exige Cup R – a massive performance gain. It’s an unparalleled race car that follows the philosophy of Colin Chapman and we can’t wait for customers to experience its capabilities.”

Said Jean-Marc Gales, CEO of Group Lotus plc.

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