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Porsche 911 GT2 RS VS Ford GT VS Lotus Exige Cup VS Mercedes AMG GT R

By   September 20, 2018

Porsche 911 GT2 RS VS Ford GT VS Lotus Exige Cup VS Mercedes AMG GT R

Porsche 911 GT2 RS VS Ford GT VS Lotus Exige Cup VS Mercedes AMG GT R

Driving any one of these performance machines is a dream for most automotive enthusiasts. evo was able to drive, not one but all four of these dream cars.

The Porsche 911 GT2 RS, Ford GT, Lotus Exige Cup 430 And Mercedes AMG GT R are all cars that are as at home on a track or on a twisting back road. These are all made to go fast, but they use different methods to achieve that goal.

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Is The Lotus Exige Faster Than A Lamborghini, Ferrari And Mustang

By   May 17, 2018

Lotus Exige

Lotus Exige

The Lotus Exige is an ultra lightweight sports car. Unlike other automakers that offer as many features as they can, Lotus asks how little can we put into a car. For those looking on the used market, the result is a car that weighs in at just 2,089 lbs (depending on the year).

That means the small performance machine weighs about the same as a postage stamp. With the Exige in S 260 Sport form, you get a car with 257 horsepower. That makes for a vehicle with a really good power to weight ratio, but how does it compare to other high performance machines.

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Lotus Exige Race 380 Will Make Other Race Cars Wet Themselves With Envy

By   January 13, 2017

Lotus Exige Race 380

Lotus Exige Race 380

The Lotus Exige Sport 380 may feature the same engine as a Toyota Camry, but thanks to its lightweight design it is quicker than many cars with much more horsepower. Lotus likes to take the David role in David and Goliath battles and they are taking the battle to the track.

The Lotus Exige Race 380 makes the featherweight Sport 380 look like its fat uncle. The racing version of the 380 is able to lap the Hethel track 1.5 seconds faster than the quick Exige Cup R.

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The Lotus Exige Sport 380 Is Incredible, But Won’t Make It To The US

By   November 28, 2016

Lotus Exige Sport 380

Lotus Exige Sport 380

The Lotus Exige Sport 380 is the British automaker’s last car to debut in 2016. The company has always been based on the idea of adding lightness, but a bit of extra horsepower is not necessarily a bad thing. In fact the Exige Sport 380 gets 375 horsepower from a 3.5-liter supercharged V6 sitting right where God intended it, the middle of the vehicle.

That power by today’s high standards isn’t bad, but doesn’t impress too much. That is until you realize that the car weighs just 2,345 lbs. Think about it as putting a little more power than the base Porsche 911 Carrera in a car that weighs a bit less than a Mazda MX-5.

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The Lotus Exige Sport 350 Goes 0-60 MPH In 3.7 Seconds And Can Hit 170 MPH

By   December 9, 2015

Lotus Exige Sport 350

Lotus Exige Sport 350

The new Lotus Exige Sport 350 looks like it will compete well with the Porsche Cayman GT4 from a performance stand point. Where the GT4 provides a higher top speed and more luxury, the Exige Sport 350 offers a much quicker and even more focused ride.

As is usual with a Lotus the weight is about the same as a postage stamp which allows it to do more with less power. They are also one of the few companies that asks if each piece of the car is necessary and if it isn’t they usually get rid of it.

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