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 byRichard Owen
price $$ £39 950
engineToyota 2ZZ-GE, Aluminum Inline-4
positionTransverse, Mid Engine
aspirationSupercharged
valvetrainDOHC, 4 Valves per Cyl w/VVTL-i
fuel feedMulti-Point Sequential Fuel Injection
displacement1796 cc / 109.6 in³
bore82 mm / 3.23 in
stroke85 mm / 3.35 in
compression11.5:1
power162.6 kw / 218 bhp @ 7800 rpm
specific output121.38 bhp per litre
bhp/weight233.65 bhp per tonne
torque215.03 nm / 158.6 ft lbs @ 5500 rpm
redline8000
body / frameGlass Reinforced Composite Body overBonded Aluminum Tub Chassis w/Rear Steel Subframe
driven wheelsRWD
wheel typeFored Alloy
front tires195/50R-16 Yokohama A048
rear tires225/45R-17 Yokohama A048
front brakesDiscs w/Twin-Piston Calipers, ABS
f brake sizex 292 mm / x 11.5 in
rear brakesDiscs w/Single-Piston Calipers, ABS
r brake sizex 282 mm / x 11.1 in
front wheelsF 40.6 x 16.5 cm / 16 x 6.5 in
rear wheelsR 43.2 x 19.0 cm / 17 x 7.5 in
steeringRack & Pinion
f suspensionUnequal Wishbones w/Bilstein Gas Dampers, Eibach Coil Springs, Anti-Roll Bar
r suspensionUnequal Wishbones w/Bilstein Gas Dampers, Eibach Coil Springs, Anti-Roll Bar
curb weight933 kg / 2057 lbs
wheelbase2300 mm / 90.6 in
front track1457 mm / 57.4 in
rear track1507 mm / 59.3 in
length3797 mm / 149.5 in
width1727 mm / 68.0 in
height1159 mm / 45.6 in
transmissionToytoa C64 6-Speed Manual w/Lotus Shifter
gear ratios3.116:1, 2.050:1, 1.481:1, 1.166:1, 0.916:1, 0.815:1, :1
final drive4.529:1
top speed~236.6 kph / 148 mph
0 – 60 mph~4.1 seconds
0 – 100 mph~9.98 seconds