The limited edition 2014 Lotus Exige LF1 was developed as a celebration of Lotus Marqueeâ€™s provenance in Formula 1 with 81 victories.
Therefore, Lotus is only offering 81 units to ensure the model remains as exlusive as any other model the car maker has created in its esteemed history. Moreover, it carries a unique design that oozes aggression and sportiness.
|Vehicle Type: Coupe Racer||Base Price: NA|
|Fuel Tank Capacity: 8.8 gals (40 L)||MPG: 20 city / 37 hwy|
|Length:160.8 in. (408.4 cm)||Wheel Base:93.3 in. (237 cm)|
|Height:44.4 in. (112.9 cm)||Width:70.9 in. (180.2 cm)|
|Unladen Weight:2593 lbs (1176 kg)||Maximum Seating: 2 people|
|Engine:V6 DOHC Supercharger||Displacement:3.5 Liter|
|Horsepower:345 HP||Max RPM:7000 RPM|
|Torque:295 lb-ft @ 4500 rpm||Transmission:6-Speed Automatic|
|0-60 mph:3.8 seconds||Maximum Speed:170 mph (274 km/h)|
Engine & Performance
The Exige LF1 houses a 3.5 liter, V6 engine that produces 345 hp at 7000 rpm and 295 lb-ft torque at 4500 rpm. Therefore, it can speed from 0-60 in 3.8 seconds and from 0-100 in just 4.0 seconds.
The Lotus Exige LF1 has a top speed of 274 km/h (170 mph) and it weighs 1176 kg. It has a combined fuel economy of 28.0 mpg at 10.1 liters/100 km and CO2 emissions of 236g/km. Lotus Exige LF1 has two piece high-performance brake discs and a custom-made carbon fiber engine plate.
The use of black and gold livery is quite compelling and the red accents are a salute to the F1 colors. Gold is well represented on the 17 and 18 inch five-spoke, matte-finished, cast alloy rims.
A racing red and gold stripe makes its way on the body running the entire length of the hood and roof. The black and gold nose badge is part of the stylish exterior package. This special edition includes a race pack to go with Pirelli P-Zero Trofeo tires.
The interior of the Lotus Exige LF1 has a unique black and gold treatment that is highlighted by a custom-made leather trim and fabric that is colored in black and seductively complemented by gold stitching and piping.
There are various embroidered logos in the cabin, including Lotus F1 Team logos on seat backs and LF1 logos on the floor mats and headrests. Each unit has air conditioning and an individually numbered carbon-fiber build plate that represents all the Formula 1 victories by Lotus marquee from 1960 to 2013.
Optional equipment includes heated seats, a convenience pack, and rear packing sensors.
Besides the exclusive driving experience, Lotus Exige LF1 owners will automatically get the Exige LF1 membership which offers the real Lotus Formula 1 experience including behind the scenes tours of Lotus F1 team factories, lotus Cars and a range of gifts and memorabilia from the Lotus F1 Team.