Car News 25 Nov 2016

All new Lotus Exige Sport 380

The new Exige Sport 380 from Lotus is light, fast and features new advanced aerodynamics.

Lotus has refined the new Exige model even more, shedding 25kg from cars weight. The Sport 380 weighs in at just 1100kgs, which has been achieved through the use of carbonfibre for the new front panels, splitter and the Elise Cup inspired diffuser and rear wing. Weight savings have also been made with the addition of a new lithium-ion battery, light wheels and light brakes.

The Exige Sport 380 is powered by a supercharged 3.5-litre Toyota V6 engine, which produces 375bhp and 302lb ft of torque. The new Sport 380 has a claimed downforce of 140kg. The 380 will sprint from 0-62mph in 3.5 secnds and has top speed of 178mph. Lotus updated the 380 with a recalibrated ECU, nosier exhaust system, tweaked supercharger pulley and an uprated fuel pump.

The Exige Sport 380 is available from Lotus now and pricing starts at ££69,700.

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