The Exige S may have been the most hardcore Lotus we have driven to date but the British sportscar maker handed us the keys to the stripped down Exige V6 Cup, a car that firmly proves that less is more. We may now have to re-evaluate the meaning of hardcore.
Exige is a name given to the most potent cars Lotus produces, but does removing the roof dumb it down?
The Lotus Exige S Roadster takes the roof off the hardcore Exige and makes it a little more sane for road use. It's still pretty crazy, though.
Exige is the name that Lotus gives to the most hard-core, extreme car it makes. This new one is beyond brilliant; so good, in fact, that we're not sure whether it can be improved upon.
It's small, light and fiercely powerful. The 345bhp Lotus Exige S may just be the best Lotus yet.
Lotus has worked hard to create the best possible driving experience and has delivered an incredibly fast car.
Lotus' Exige Scura special edition will be clad from bumper to bumper in matte black paint.
At this week's Tokyo Motor Show, Lotus will be whipping the covers off its latest Exige coupe that's just graduated from ninja school.
CNET Car Tech posts photos of the 2010 Lotus Exige S240.
Lotus makes a line of lightweight cars with incredible handling, the kind of cars that, while road-legal, are most at home on the track. Although engineered to the nth degree, Lotus still found room for improvement on its latest Exige S240.