Exige S Roadster

Overview

Weight
To create desirable, wind-in-the-hair excitement, the Exige S Roadster maintains its peerless lightweight performance pedigree with its top removed. Better to hear the 345bhp (350PS) supercharged V6 engine, the aural effect is of a classic convertible. Yet, there is no loss of its track-inspired details and its focused aerodynamics and hip-hugging cabin, underline its purpose. The purity of its driving thrills are a Lotus remit that promotes the sensation of driver intimacy with the car, enhanced, when the weather permits, by greater intimacy with the environment. The Exige S Roadster is a performance car developed for drivers by equally passionate drivers. Developed expertly by the renowned Lotus ride and handling team, at the Hethel test track, its dynamic capabilities are inspirational, in the way that only a Lotus can be.
Performance
With its racy V6 engine, the Exige S Roadster applies its supercharged immediacy to great effect. Its throttle response is instantaneous. Its weight distribution encourages a thrilling handling envelope. Its inherent mechanical grip is the stuff of legends. It is accompanied by an exhaust tone that highlights a pinnacle, open-topped sportscar.
Torsion
Underpinning every Exige S Roadster is the most efficient, strongest and low weight, extruded and bonded chassis-tub. Based on more than 60 years of racing car developments, its torsional rigidity is uncompromised, even with the top removed. It allows the suspension to work most effectively, to provide unparalleled grip, a comfortable ride and a dynamic balance that is exceptional.
Safety
However inelegant some safety features can be, Lotus incorporates them within its Exige S Roadster as elements of the design package. An in-built roll structure keeps occupants safe, while an electronic speed limiter maintains comfort levels. The Dynamic Performance Management (DPM) ensures that the driver can harness the high potential of the engine and its chassis through three programmed settings (four, if you opt for the Pace Pack) and antilock brakes help to avoid hazards
TOP SPEED

TOP SPEED

145


MPH

0 - 60 MPH

0 - 60 MPH

3.8


SECS

MAX POWER

MAX POWER

345


HP

WEIGHT

WEIGHT

1166


KG


Features

  • Fuel-injected and supercharged 21819_Exige-S-Roadster-Engine-400x400px_400x400
  • 3.5-litre V6 engine develops 345bhp (350PS)
  • Delivers punchy 295lbs ft (400Nm) of torque
  • Mid-engine provides balance
  • Aero-optimised
  • Lotus-developed Dynamic Performance Management control
  • Locking differential
  • Bristling acceleration
  • 145mph (233km/h) V-max
  • State of the art construction 52057_Exige-chassis-400x400px_1024x462
  • Extruded aluminium chassis-tub
  • Lightweight
  • Great torsional rigidity
  • Provides solid handling base
  • Forged alloy suspension wishbones
  • Chassis cross-members visible
  • 17-inch diameter front alloys 95914_Exige-S-Roadster-wheel-400x400px_400x400
  • 18-inch diameter rear alloys
  • 5 Y-spoke cast alloy style
  • Gloss Silver finish
  • Forged alloy options
  • Head-turning presence 29956_Exige-S-Roadster-Styling-detail-400x400px_400x400
  • Compact packaging
  • Styled for zero-lift
  • Maximum down force
  • Top-down optimised airflow
  • Taut and poised
  • Targeted efficiency
  • Motorsport derived
  • Manual 6-speed 10520_Exige-S-Roadster-6-Speed-transmission-400x400px_400x400
  • Close ratios
  • Light shift weight
  • Slick changes
  • Balanced clutch weight
  • Optional 6-speed Automatic
  • Forged alloy shift paddles (Auto)
  • Lotus throttle management blips on downshifts
  • (Manual) 0-60mph in 3.8 seconds (0-100km/h in 4.0 seconds)
  • (Automatic) 0-60mph in 3.8 seconds (0-100km/h in 3.9 seconds)

Specifications

PERFORMANCE*ManualAutomatic
Max power345 hp at 7000 rpm [350 PS] (258kW)
Max torque295 lbft at 4500 rpm [400 Nm]
0-60 mph3.8 seconds3.8 seconds
0-100 km/h4.0 seconds3.9 seconds
Max speed145 mph [233 km/h]*
Power to weight ratioManual 296 hp/tonne
Auto 294 hp/tonne
FUEL CONSUMPTION (mpg* [l/100 km])
Urban19.5 [14.5][13.6]
Extra Urban37.2 [7.6][7.2]
Combined28.0 [10.1][9.6]
CO2 emissions235 g/km222 g/km
*Electronically restricted.
ENGINE
All alloy, 3.5 litre DOHC V6 VVT-i engine, 24 valve, equipped with Harrop HTV 1320 Supercharger utilising Eaton TVSTMTechnologyStandard
Mid mounted, transverse, rear wheel driveStandard
Multi-point sequential fuel injection and direct ignition systemStandard
Lotus Electronic Throttle Control systemStandard
TRANSMISSION
6 speed manual gearbox with sports ratiosStandard
Constant mesh helical gears and open differentialsStandard
DIMENSIONS
Length4084 mm
Width excluding mirrors1802 mm
Height1129 mm
Wheelbase2370 mm
Unladen vehicle mass [Manual]1166 kg
Unladen vehicle mass [Automatic]1172 kg
Fuel tank capacity40 litres
CHASSIS/ BODY
Two-door, two-seater roadster bodystyleStandard
Lightweight, extruded aluminium bonded chassis structureStandard
Composite body panelsStandard
Aerodynamically optimised front splitter, rear diffuser and wingStandard
LED front daytime running lights with integrated direction indicatorsStandard
LED rear lamps with integrated direction indicatorsStandard
SUSPENSION
Fully independent double wishbone suspension with front anti-roll barStandard
Bilstein high performance gas dampers, front and rearStandard
Eibach coaxial coil springs, front and rearStandard
STEERING
Solidly mounted, mechanical rack and pinionStandard
BRAKES
Silver AP Racing four-piston calipers with ventilated and cross-drilled cast-iron discsStandard
Lotus/ BOSCH tuned ABS systemStandard
Hydraulic Brake Assist [HBA]Standard
Electronic Brake Distribution [EBD]Standard
Cornering Brake Control [CBC]Standard
Lotus Dynamic Performance Management [Lotus DPM]Standard
WHEELS & TYRES
Silver cast alloy wheels, cast [17" front and 18" rear]Standard
Front Pirelli P-Zero Corsa tyres 205/45 R17Standard
Rear Pirelli P-Zero Corsa tyres 265/35 R18Standard
INTERIOR SPECIFICATION
Lightweight aluminium footwell dividerStandard
Lightweight aluminium passenger footrestStandard
Driver and passenger air bagsStandard
Black leather steering wheelStandard
Black leather gear lever gaiterStandard
Polished aluminium gear knobStandard
Plain leather sun-visorsStandard
Black carpetStandard
Black cloth seats with Lotus roundelStandard
CD/MP3/WMA receiver with 4 speakersStandard
Immobiliser and remote activated alarmStandard
Central door lockingStandard
Face level air ventsStandard
OPTION PACKS
Premium PackOption
Premium Pack SportOption
Race PackOption
Convenience PackOption
ADDITIONAL OPTIONS
Automatic transmissionOption
Hard topOption
Metallic paintOption
Signature paintOption
Contrast stitching in yellow, red or silver [Premium Pack Sport Required]Option
Rear parking sensorsOption
Heated seatsOption
Air conditioningOption
AP Racing four-piston black calipersOption
Two-piece high performance brake discs with yellow calipersOption
WHEEL OPTIONS
Gloss black, cast alloy wheels [17" front and 18" rear]Option

Colour Options

Metallic Black

Metallic Black

Metallic Blue

Metallic Blue

Metallic Dark Orange

Metallic Dark Orange

Metallic Grey

Metallic Grey

Metallic Light Silver

Metallic Light Silver

Metallic Orange

Metallic Orange

Metallic White

Metallic White

Metallic Yellow

Metallic Yellow

Racing Green

Racing Green

Solid Red

Solid Red