Text: Martin Aguilar / Photos: Lotus | posted August 17, 2015 14:48
New limited edition car based on the Exige V6 Cup
Lotus Motorsport has revealed the limited edition Exige 360 Cup, a more powerful version of the Exige V6 Cup.
Design-wise, the Exige 360 Cup is fitted with a stealth matt black roof, LED daytime running lights, a lightweight front access panel and a 'Motorsport Red' accents.
The rear has a prominent wing, a diffuser, dual exhaust pipes and a tailgate with a louvered cover.
The interior of the Exige 360 Cup comes with sport seats, a three-spoke steering wheel, round aircon vents and an aluminum gear knob. In addition, Lotus said that an Alcantara interior, a removable steering wheel, an FIA carbon fiber seats and a fire extinguisher are available as options.
Powering the Exige 360 Cup is a 3.5-liter V6 engine that delivers 360 PS, 10 PS more than the Exige V6 Cup. The engine is mated to a six-speed manual transmission. Lotus claims that the vehicle can go from 0 to 97 km/h in less than 3.8 seconds with a top speed of 274 km/h.
The Exige 360 Cup will be limited to 50 units and each car will receive a numbered Lotus Motorsport build plate.