Lotus has revealed a special edition model – the Exige Sport 410 20th Anniversary – to celebrate 20 years of the Exige and is priced at £79,900 (approx.RM426k).
The special edition Lotus Exige is available in three bespoke colours namely Chrome Orange, Laser Blue and Calypso Red. These three were first introduced on the Exige Series 1 two decades ago. There are also Saffron Yellow, Norfolk Mustard Yellow, Motorsport Black and Arctic Silver to choose from.
In paying tribute to the original Series 1 Exige, the Exige Sport 410 comes with body-coloured roof, side air intake pods and a rear wing. Like the first ever Lotus Exige revealed in the year 2000, it also features a black “shark fin” stone chip protector in front of the rear wheels.
Every unit of the Lotus Exige also comes with a special edition plaque and a “20” logo on the seats and both ends of the rear wing. Alcantara trims dominate the interior while the seats have been stitched to mimic the design of the original car.
Standard items in the Exige includes ultra light forged alloy wheels, an Alcantara steering wheel while its front splitter, hood panel and rear tail gate are made of carbon fibre. Like the standard Lotus Exige 410 Sport, the special edition model also comes with Nitron 3-way adjustable dampers.
The special edition Exige 410 Sport adopts a 3.5-litre supercharged V6 engine from the standard car with 416 hp and 420 Nm. It’s paired to a close ratio 6-speed manual transmission with an open-gate shifter design. 0 to 100 km/h is completed in just 3.4 seconds, with a top speed rated of 290 km/h.
Optional items for the 20th anniversary model includes carbon fibre sill trims, a lightweight lithium-ion battery and a titanium lightweight exhaust system. Recently, Lotus also revealed the Elise “Classic Heritage Edition” to pay tribute to the success of its former race cars.