PHOTOS: Lotus adds lightness and speed to build an Exige that preys on supercars
Lotus has introduced a faster, more hardcore version of the Exige capable of running alongside high-profile supercars. Called Sport 380, the new model is offered as a coupe and as a convertible.
Lotus prides itself on building basic, driver-focused cars that use as few electronics as possible and the 380 is no exception. Instead of adding fancy driving aids, the company has made the Exige faster by removing as much excess weight as possible. The Sport 380 stands out thanks to a number of carbon fiber components, a polycarbonate rear window, forged wheels, and a lithium-ion battery. Reducing the number of rear light clusters from four to two helped shave 10 ounces — clearly, every bit helps. – READ MORE