2008 Lotus Exige S Club Racer


2008 Lotus Exige S Club Racer

2008 Lotus Exige S Club Racer

For 2008 Lotus Cars released its latest limited edition – the exciting “Club Racer”, a visually distinctive version of the Exige S. The Club Racer represents a real value proposition, benefiting from standard upgrades as well as featuring a number of unique additions, for a recommended retail price of £39,950.

The prominent use of the track logo on the Club Racer pays homage to its racing heritage and passion so fundamental to the Lotus marque. The Club Racer features a sky-blue and black paint scheme reminiscent of the 1960’s racing era with which the Lotus name is synonymous.

25 limited edition Club Racers will be available from Lotus dealers nationwide with the following vehicle specification:

-Exige S -Sport Pack -Touring Pack -Super Touring Pack -Sports Exhaust (post-registration fitment) -Air Conditioning

Additional Components:

-Hethel track decals -Special Edition Paint – Sky-blue (non-metallic) with Phantom Black Tri-Stripe Design -Unique Interior Trim – Black leather and carbon fibre effect leather with colour coded stitching

Story by Group Lotus plc

In Detail

submitted by Richard Owen
price $ $ £39 950
engine Toyota 2ZZ-GE, Aluminum Inline-4
position Transverse, Mid Engine
aspiration Supercharged
valvetrain DOHC, 4 Valves per Cyl w/VVTL-i
fuel feed Multi-Point Sequential Fuel Injection
displacement 1796 cc / 109.6 in³
bore 82 mm / 3.23 in
stroke 85 mm / 3.35 in
compression 11.5:1
power 162.6 kw / 218 bhp @ 7800 rpm
specific output 121.38 bhp per litre
bhp/weight 233.65 bhp per tonne
torque 215.03 nm / 158.6 ft lbs @ 5500 rpm
redline 8000
body / frame Glass Reinforced Composite Body overBonded Aluminum Tub Chassis w/Rear Steel Subframe
driven wheels RWD
wheel type Fored Alloy
front tires 195/50R-16 Yokohama A048
rear tires 225/45R-17 Yokohama A048
front brakes Discs w/Twin-Piston Calipers, ABS
f brake size x 292 mm / x 11.5 in
rear brakes Discs w/Single-Piston Calipers, ABS
r brake size x 282 mm / x 11.1 in
front wheels F 40.6 x 16.5 cm / 16 x 6.5 in
rear wheels R 43.2 x 19.0 cm / 17 x 7.5 in
steering Rack & Pinion
f suspension Unequal Wishbones w/Bilstein Gas Dampers, Eibach Coil Springs, Anti-Roll Bar
r suspension Unequal Wishbones w/Bilstein Gas Dampers, Eibach Coil Springs, Anti-Roll Bar
curb weight 933 kg / 2057 lbs
wheelbase 2300 mm / 90.6 in
front track 1457 mm / 57.4 in
rear track 1507 mm / 59.3 in
length 3797 mm / 149.5 in
width 1727 mm / 68.0 in
height 1159 mm / 45.6 in
transmission Toytoa C64 6-Speed Manual w/Lotus Shifter
gear ratios 3.116:1, 2.050:1, 1.481:1, 1.166:1, 0.916:1, 0.815:1, :1
final drive 4.529:1
top speed ~236.6 kph / 148 mph
0 – 60 mph ~4.1 seconds
0 – 100 mph ~9.98 seconds