Lotus has increased the power of the Exige Cup, providing zero to 60 mph (97 km/h) and a top speed of 180 mph (290 km/h) while weight is reduced by 26 lb (12kg) and aerodynamic advances create maximum downforce of 485 lb (220 kg) toShow More Summary
The Lotus Exige Cup 430 is the latest example of the British automaker’s high-performance design. The 430 variant features powerful engine coupled with a new supercharger that produces around 13 percent more power than its predecessor, the Exige Cup 380. Along with a new powertrain, the two-seater Exige Cup 430 sports a body redesign with improved aerodynamics. […]
Wait, didn’t I write about this one already? Nope. Looks like I haven’t, but there’s the “problem” in a nutshell. Lotus is making so many special editions these days that it’s hard to mentally separate them all. And if everything you make is “special” then, in a certain way, none of it is. And all […]
New to the Exige, the Cup 430 is Lotus’ wildest incarnation of its fire-breathing, point-to-point two-seater sports car, offering designs specifically tailored to meet the unique demands of this vehicle
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 3.5-litre supercharged V6, developing […]
Did Lotus forget that it must occasionally build new cars?
We only get the Lotus Evora in the United States, at least as far as road cars are concerned. But overseas, buyers still have new versions of the lighter, more affordable Elise and Exige models they can opt for. The latest model to come out of Lotus’ headquarters in Hethel is a harder-edged Exige. It dons Lotus’ Cup tag used for...
A fan of the fast and furious? With this new Lotus, you can now drive a real race-car on the roads
Lotus has been pumping out successively quicker iterations of the Exige for several years now, including the Sport 350 unveiled in 2015, and the Sport 380 that dropped early last year. The latest is this – the Exige Cup 380, a car Lotus...Show More Summary
Built to strike a balance between track day beasts and road cars, the Exige Cup 380 is a screamer of a sports coupe.
An ultra-lightweight, 375 hp Exige which can zip from 0 to 60 mph in just 3.4 seconds. A big wing out back and other aero mods give it 440 lb of extra downforce, and sticky Michelin Pilot Sport Cup 2 ensure incredible grip. Only 60 will be made, all headed for Europe.
Only 60 will be built, so if you want one, I suggest hustling.
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Weighing just 2,330 pounds, the latest Cup car can hit 60 mph in 3.4 seconds and top out at 175 mph.
2015 was a busy year for Lotus. Not only did the Brits revamp the Elise and Exige with updated models, but they also launched a significantly upgraded Evora, the brand-new 3-Eleven, and announced plans to develop their first-ever SUV. Show More Summary
Lotus shows its latest lightweight models in Geneva by displaying the Evora Sport 410, Exige Sport 350, and Elise Cup 250. This trio could put a smile on any driver's face. Continue reading Lotus Evora, Exige, and Elise add lightness...Show More Summary
Lotus Motorsports has created a new contender for its Lotus Cup race series, the Lotus Exige 360 Cup—a powerful lightweight that can take on any track. The next generation of the Exige—a model that first rolled out in 2000—the mid-engine-mounted coupe passes its most recent predecessor, the Exige V6 Cup with increased power and performance. Show More Summary
Lotus is in "full-rebuild" mode, as it continues to roll out updated and new models. Recently we saw the awesomeness that is the 2016 Lotus Evora 400, then the new 2016 Lotus 3-Eleven, and more recently we got a look at a new special-edition version of the Exige. Show More Summary
A tweaked version of the Exige V6 Cup, the 360 Cup has a supercharged 3.5L V6 that produces up to 355hp, 10 more than the V6 Cup, thanks to improved induction and exhaust. At just ~2491lb. this car should be a rocket on the track.
The cars that make up the series of Lotus Exige-based track cars are renowned for their combination of visceral performance, straightforward maintenance and reasonable pricing, and since they’re designed exclusively for the track it means Lotus is allowed to sell them in the United States. The most recent arrival was the Exige V6 Cup that...