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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Richard Hammond Reviews the Porsche 918 Spyder at the Yas Marina Circuit
The Porsche 918 Spyder is one of the few hybrids that are right at home on the track. After all you have a Porsche Hybrid that can get over 80 mpg and yet can put out up to 887 horsepower.
Of course all these great performance specs are not what most would call affordable. The Price of the 918 Spyder starts at $845,000, but can quickly get close to the $1 Million range with all the right options.
In this video UK Top Gear’s Richard Hammond reviews the new Porsche 918 Spyder at the Yas Marina Formula 1 Circuit. He puts the car through its paces and gives you a sense of what it would be like to drive.
Check out the video and then send it to all the people that you know who drive a normal hybrid like a Prius. After watching it they’ll know what a hybrid should be like to drive.
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