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      03-07-2006, 06:08 PM   #1
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2006 Lotus Exige S

---- Specifications ----


Price
£33,995 Production
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$59,022 USD

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Engine
1.8 liter inline-4
Weight
2057 lbs
Aspiration
supercharger & intercooler
Torque
158.6 lb-ft @ 5500 rpm
HP
218 hp @ 7800 rpm
HP/Weight
9.5 lbs per hp
HP/Liter
121.4 hp per liter
0-100 mph
9.98 seconds
0-60 mph
4.1 seconds
Top Speed
148 mph

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A small lightweight sportscar
weighing just 935 kg (2057 lbs), powered by a 162.5 kW (218 hp,
221 PS) high revving supercharged engine, giving a zero to 100
km/h time of just 4.3 seconds (0 – 60 mph in 4.1 seconds). It
comes straight off the production line and isn’t an “aftermarket
special”.
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      03-07-2006, 06:26 PM   #2
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Very cool. :idhitit:

I've driven a few Elises before at autocross. What a blast. This thing will rock with the added structural rigidity over the Elise, and the extra oomph. Everything about these cars shouts "purpose built", like anything except drivability is secondary.
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      03-07-2006, 06:52 PM   #3
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Oh man, this one will be fun to have.
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      03-07-2006, 08:25 PM   #4
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Awesome car! I like these cars more and more.

Here is an Elise, owned by a friend of a friend, and it is his daily driver! Hope you don't mind if I add it here too.


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      03-07-2006, 08:40 PM   #5
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great car, even greater if you're shorter than 5'8"

I'm 6'2" and would not drive the car with another guy in it with me, too small..........

I would however like the car with a 98lb anorexic girl
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      03-07-2006, 09:15 PM   #6
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great car, even greater if you're shorter than 5'8"

I'm 6'2" and would not drive the car with another guy in it with me, too small..........

I would however like the car with a 98lb anorexic girl
The passenger seat is about 3/4 the size of the drivers seat in these cars, so 98 lbs is about right.

Best suited for track duty.
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      03-13-2006, 06:16 PM   #7
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Awesome car! I like these cars more and more.

Here is an Elise, owned by a friend of a friend, and it is his daily driver! Hope you don't mind if I add it here too.

Please add your Lotus, maybe we can make this into a Lotus thread if more people add their Lotus pics.
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      04-13-2006, 07:47 PM   #8
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From a local meet last weekend...
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      04-13-2006, 08:10 PM   #9
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Those are incredibly great toys to take from side to side. I saw 3 of em in a furniture parking lot following each other super close and doing cool stuff like donuts, etc. I'm pretty sure they had to be the owner's kids...
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      04-14-2006, 06:08 PM   #10
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Thats sick. I love the elise and exige. I will have an elise one day when I buy it pre-owned in a few years.
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      04-27-2006, 01:03 PM   #11
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From a local meet last weekend...
That gray one is my brother's car! The one with PA tags on! That is a FUN car to drive! I take it out all the time when i'm home visiting.
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      04-28-2006, 09:23 AM   #12
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That gray one is my brother's car! The one with PA tags on! That is a FUN car to drive! I take it out all the time when i'm home visiting.
Small world. Here is one more pic of his car. And, one that my 4 year old picked up last week just for fun.
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      04-28-2006, 09:39 AM   #13
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Exiges are hot.

I'd have this for a DD though:
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      04-28-2006, 02:23 PM   #14
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The Caterham is OT.

Shim, can you tell me what style BBS rims are on the matchbox?
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      04-28-2006, 03:15 PM   #15
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Im not liking it as much as the Lotux Elise. Fast car though.
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      09-20-2006, 11:31 AM   #16
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Was searching for a new wallpaper and came across this the Sport Exige. Looks awesome and I bet it's fast as hell. 4.68 lbs/hp

http://www.seriouswheels.com/top-200...port-Exige.htm
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      09-20-2006, 12:38 PM   #17
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I couldnt believe how small the interior of those things are. I felt trapped and im only 5'10 190 lbs.
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      09-20-2006, 01:34 PM   #18
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fun weekend car i suppose. sure as hell wudnt be my daily.
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