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Exige Sport 410 20th Anniversary features retro styling cues and mechanical upgrades
Felix Page Autocar writer
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23 June 2020

Lotus is marking 20 years of its hardcore Exige sports car with a new special edition inspired by the original Exige Series 1.

The Exige Sport 410 20th Anniversary edition is “the perfect way to celebrate this sensational model’s impact on the sports car world,” according to Lotus. 

Like the original car, the 20th Anniversary features a colour-matching roof, side air intakes and rear spoiler, as well as a black ‘shark fin’ stone chip protector in front of each rear wheel. The front splitter, front access panel and rear hatch are all made from carbonfibre – an option on the standard Sport 410. 

In addition to the cosmetic upgrades, the Exige also gains a set of lightweight forged alloy wheels and Nitron three-way adjustable dampers that can be fully adjusted to suit different driving environments. 

Buyers can choose from three paint colours taken from the options book for the Exige Series 1 - Chrome Orange, Laser Blue and Calypso Red - while modern shades including Saffron Yellow, Motorsport Black and Arctic Silver are also available. 

Bespoke commemorative badging showing a silhouette of the original Exige features on the rear bumper and above the side indicators, and a 20 logo on each side of the rear spoiler marks the anniversary. 

Inside, the special edition features coloured Alcantara seats stitched in a pattern reminiscent of the original and embossed with the 20th Anniversary logo, as well as a build plaque on the dashboard. Standard equipment includes a DAB radio with Bluetooth compatibility, cruise control and an Alcantara steering wheel. 

Prices for the Exige 20th Anniversary start from £79,900, with global deliveries set to get underway later this year. 

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Peter Cavellini 23 June 2020

A weighty subject.

I thought they were supposed to light?, looks like there's more creature comforts in that cabin.

Sporky McGuffin 23 June 2020

Peter Cavellini wrote:

Peter Cavellini wrote:

I thought they were supposed to light?, looks like there's more creature comforts in that cabin.

Google (marvellous invention, you should try it) says 1108kg, so same as an A110 while including a dirty great 410bhp V6. Long may we have such lovely choices, though Lotus pricing seems, erm, "ambitious".

Peter Cavellini 23 June 2020

Aline Ski-ing.

Sporky McGuffin wrote:

Peter Cavellini wrote:

I thought they were supposed to light?, looks like there's more creature comforts in that cabin.

Google (marvellous invention, you should try it) says 1108kg, so same as an A110 while including a dirty great 410bhp V6. Long may we have such lovely choices, though Lotus pricing seems, erm, "ambitious".

I thought Renault had stopped making it?

jason_recliner 24 June 2020

Peter Cavellini wrote:

Peter Cavellini wrote:

Sporky McGuffin wrote:

Peter Cavellini wrote:

I thought they were supposed to light?, looks like there's more creature comforts in that cabin.

Google (marvellous invention, you should try it) says 1108kg, so same as an A110 while including a dirty great 410bhp V6. Long may we have such lovely choices, though Lotus pricing seems, erm, "ambitious".

I thought Renault had stopped making it?

Even if that was correct (it's not), how would it be relevant to a comparison of vehicular mass?

xxxx 23 June 2020

Like some wines

Just gets better with age.

scrap 23 June 2020

And pricier! It does look

And pricier! It does look like a quality piece of kit these days though, and glacial depreciation makes them a good buy.

jason_recliner 24 June 2020

xxxx wrote:

xxxx wrote:

Just gets better with age.

UNBELIEVABLE!  XXXX and I in complete agreeance!!!

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