The Lotus Exige Cup 380 takes the Sport 380's position as the quickest Exige ever.

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Power comes from a 3.5-liter supercharged V6, which puts out 375 horsepower and 302 pound-feet of torque.

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Mated to a six-speed manual, it can hit 60 mph in just 3.4 seconds.

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That may only be 0.1 seconds quicker than the Exige Sport 380, but it's quicker either way.

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The Cup 380 also generates 43 percent more downforce than the Sport 380 -- some 440 pounds' worth.

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With a curb weight of just 2,330 pounds, it's also pretty darn light.

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Carbon fiber is everywhere, which helps bring the weight down.

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Aerodynamic improvements come from additional louvers and cutouts, as well as a repositioned windshield wiper.

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Man, that wing is huge.

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The interior is properly awesome, a mix of Alcantara suede and carbon fiber.

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The gauge cluster has been redesigned for easier reading at a glance.

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There's also a dial that will let the driver change how much wheel slip the traction control system permits.

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