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    Lotus Elise and Exige - FINAL EDITION

    Saving the best ‘til last: the Lotus Elise and Exige Final Edition cars

    Lotus Elise Sport 240 Final Edition

    240hp
    898kg

     


    Lotus Exige Sport 390 Final Edition

    397hp
    1138kg

     

     

    Lotus Exige Sport 420 Final Edition

    420hp
    1110kg

     

     

    Lotus Exige Cup 430 Final Edition

    430hp
    1110kg

     

     



    Re: Lotus Elise and Exige - FINAL EDITION

    It’s got to be a blast to drive at 1110kg...


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    Have been intending to get an Exige. Will keep the Elise for the 2 x sons and we can do some track days together.

    Plan was to get a used Sport 410 and fit it out for Targa High Country and Targa Tasmania. Plus the usual Lotus track days which are well supported here in Australia.

    Presume now there will be a surge in interest for the Exige - last of the breed etc.


    Re: Lotus Elise and Exige - FINAL EDITION

    Did they added power steering?


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    Re: Lotus Elise and Exige - FINAL EDITION

    Pentium:

    Did they added power steering?

    No.


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    That was the only thing that stopped me buying one as I wanted to use it as a daily driver and parking a car with such wide and grippy tires without having power steering... every day... was too much for me Smiley


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    The Exige with wider tyres is even worse than the Elise. While it makes no difference when driving, you almost need 2 hands when you want to get it to turn from a standstill indecision.


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    2018 White 911 GT3


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    I spend a bit of time with the Lotus tribe here in Australia and I do not know anyone who uses their Elise/Exige as a genuine daily. Too many compromises.

    The Evora was pitched as the car for this role though it never was able to compete with the competition, including the Boxster.

    The new Lotus (Type 131) will take over from the Elise/Exige/Evora and is another attempt to move the company into a different/higher market.

    https://www.autoexpress.co.uk/lotus/106611/new-2022-lotus-type-131-brands-new-sports-car-detail


    Re: Lotus Elise and Exige - FINAL EDITION

    A V6 hybrid? enlightened

    Going to weigh as much as two Elises. Colin Chapman would turn in his grave... They failed to be successful in that segment with the Evora, wonder what is going to be different this time?


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    2019 911 GT3 RS,1964 Type 1


    Re: Lotus Elise and Exige - FINAL EDITION

    Yes, the Exige was the one I was interested in 🙈


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    There is no try. Just do.


    Re: Lotus Elise and Exige - FINAL EDITION

    This car will be missed when the last one leaves the factory laugh

    If only getting in and out wasn't such a hassle heart

     


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    Re: Lotus Elise and Exige - FINAL EDITION

    BiTurbo:

    This car will be missed when the last one leaves the factory laugh

    If only getting in and out wasn't such a hassle heart

     

    This is not the current V6 Exige, but the already discontinued S2 (since 2011).

    Here's a recent video:

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cgwvNDILOqM


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    2018 White 911 GT3


    Re: Lotus Elise and Exige - FINAL EDITION

    Gauss:
     

    This is not the current V6 Exige, but the already discontinued S2 (since 2011).

    Here's a recent video:

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cgwvNDILOqM


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    2018 White 911 GT3

    I am aware of the different models, just wanted to show the difference between an analog car with a proper manual vs digital + dct around the track and the type of drivers that adore a proper track car Smiley


    Re: Lotus Elise and Exige - FINAL EDITION

    BiTurbo:

    This car will be missed when the last one leaves the factory laugh

    If only getting in and out wasn't such a hassle heart

     

    Great driving!

    The GT-R should just let you pass and then follow your lines. 


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    2008 Cayenne Turbo;  2006 911 Club Coupe;  2016 911 GTS Club Coupe;  2015 Macan S;  2019 Speedster
     


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