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2012 Lotus Exige S V6 - Web Exclusive

The new Exige S skips a few rungs on the ladder to give the driver the ultimate Lotus experience.

Greg Emmerson
Sep 14, 2011

The Lotus Exige is one of the most highly rated sports cars in the world and it just got a whole lot more interesting. For 2012 the Exige S gets new bodywork and the 350hp 3.5-liter, supercharged V6 from the Evora S in the back to create a 2380 lb weapon.

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“Anyone who has ever driven an Exige will tell you that it’s not for the faint-hearted. The new Exige S skips a few rungs on the ladder to give the driver the ultimate Lotus experience. Quite simply, you can’t get more Lotus than the Exige S,” said Dany Bahar, Lotus CEO.

Styling upgrades include a new front splitter and rear spoiler to improve the aerodynamic performance. The high-performance overhaul sees Pirelli P-Zero Corsa tires fitted as standard and the Lotus DPM (Dynamic Performance Management) switch allows the driver to switch between three driving modes: Touring, Sport and DPM off to give those Pirellis a workout.

Additionally, there’s a Race Pack option that adds a fourth driving mode: Race. This provides the maximum possible traction out of corners as well as Launch Control and optimized suspension settings for track use.

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There are two new interior options available: Premium and Premium Sport: The Premium Pack provides added comfort and style, while the Premium Sport option focuses on the ultimate driver involvement, whatever that means…

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