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Lotus Exige Technical Specifications

Vehicle Description Technical Specifications
Engine Mid-mounted, transverse, 1796cm3, 2ZZ-GE engine, Metal Matrix Composite (MMC) & aluminium lightweight and compact construction, 4 cylinders in line, water cooled, naturally aspirated with double overhead camshafts exploiting a Variable Valve Timing & Lift-intelligent (VVTL-i) system, rocker arms with low friction followers, 4 valves per cylinder, multi-point sequential fuel injection and electronic ignition.
Engine management

Lotus T4 engine control unit

Max Power 189 hp (192 PS) (141 kW) @ 7800 rpm
Max Torque 133 lbft (18.5 kgm) (181 Nm) @ 6800 rpm
Maximum speed 147 mph (237 km/h)
0-60 mph 4.9 s (0-100 mph 13.2 s) (0-100 km/h 5.2 s)
Power to weight ratio 216 hp/t (4.56 kg/PS) (6.21 kg/kW)
Specific power output 105 hp/ (107 PS/ ) (78.5 kW/ )
Emissions control Three-way catalytic converter. Euro IV emissions compliant with full On-Board Diagnostics (OBD).
Transmission C64 Gearbox, aluminium lightweight construction, 6-speed, close ratio, constant mesh helical gears and open differential.
Suspension Fully independent sport suspension utilising unequal length wishbones, Bilstein mono-tube gas damper, Eibach coaxial coil spring at each corner and front anti-roll bar.
Chassis Lotus designed lightweight structure of epoxy bonded aluminium alloy extrusions with integral steel seat-belt support structure and lightweight steel rear subframe.
Steering Solidly mounted mechanical rack and pinion steering box with 2.8 turns lock-to-lock.
Brakes Track tuned 4-channel Anti-lock Braking System (ABS) with Lotus/AP-Racing twin-piston fi xed aluminium alloy front brake calipers, Brembo single-piston sliding rear calipers and 282 mm diameter, 26 mm thick front and rear cast-iron ventilated and cross-drilled discs.
Power transmission Emissions Dimensions
Gear ratios Fuel consumption Luggage capacity
112 - 50 kg
First 3.116 : 1 Urban 23.3 mpg 12.1 / 100 km Wheelbase
2300 mm
Second 2.050 : 1 Extra urban 41.5 mpg 6.8 / 100 km Track - front
1457 mm
Third 1.481 : 1 Combined 32.1 mpg 8.8 / 100 km Track - rear
1507 mm
Fourth 1.166 : 1 C02 emissions 208 g/km   Overall length
3797 mm
Fifth 0.916 : 1 Fuel tank capacity 40   Overall width (door mirrors excluded)
1727 mm
Sixth 0.815 : 1   Overall width (door mirrors included)
1850 mm
Reverse 3.250 : 1   Overhang - front
1159 mm
Final drive 4.529 : 1   Overhang - rear
805 mm
  Weight distribution Front/Rear
692 mm
Ground clearance - midladen (as per unladen with 2x75 kg occupants)
130 mm
Vehicle mass - unladen (running order, full tank of fuel, no occupants, no luggage) 875 kg (no options) 916 kg (all options)
Standard Features
Interior Exterior
Interior Trim Black Cloth Body Colour Ardent Red
Floor Covering Black Carpet Mats Saffron Yellow
Central Door Locking* Standard Old English White
Polished Aluminium Window Winders Standard Body Colour Door Mirrors Standard
Face Level Air Vents Standard Front Mud Flaps Standard
Lightweight Aluminium Footwell Divider Standard 16-Spoke Lightweight Aluminium Alloy Wheels Black
Leather Trimmed Sport Steering Wheel Standard Yokohama Advan A048 Tyres Standard
Leather Trimmed Gear Lever Gaiter Standard Cross-drilled Brake Discs Standard
Polished Aluminium Gearknob Standard ABS with Servo Assisted Brakes Standard
Polished Aluminium Handbrake Sleeve Standard Sport Suspension (dampers and springs) Standard
Four Speaker Audio Kit Standard 3-Piece Rear Diffuser with Anodised Finish Standard
Radio, CD-Player* Standard  
Alarm and Immobiliser Standard
Auxiliary Front Driving Lamps Standard
Cost Options
Air Conditioning
14-Spoke Lightweight Forged Aluminium Alloy Wheels with Ice Silver finish
Metallic Paint Please refer to colour chart at back of brochure
Custom Paint Please refer to colour chart at back of brochure
Extreme Paint Please refer to colour chart at back of brochure
Touring Pack** Carpet set with lightweight aluminium passenger footrest, Black Alcantara interior, Electric windows, Leather sun visors, Interior stowage net, Blaupunkt Woodstock - DAB radio, CD-R/W compatible, MP3, MMC/SD card reader*
Performance Pack*** Alcantara/Carbon effect sport seats with Exige logo, 4-point harnesses (track use only), Cross-bar, Acrylic capped door panels, Carbon effect door inserts, Twin oil coolers
Non European Markets: Air conditioning and Oil coolers are fitted as standard equipment.
Lightweight forged wheels form part of the optional Performance Pack. *Specifications may vary in Japan.
**Cannot be specified with the Performance Pack. *** Cannot be specified with the Touring Pack.
Lotus Sport can offer the following track aftermarket accessories for the Exige
Safety FIA approved 6-point roll cage, driver ?s seat and 6-point harness. Fire extinguisher and kill switch assemblies
Performance Uprated clutch assembly, Limited Slip Differential (LSD), Accusump oil control system
Handling 2-way adjustable suspension dampers, Adjustable front anti-roll bar
The above parts are for track use only and are not covered by the standard Manufacturer ?s vehicle warranty.