Lotus Exige S2 2004-2012


May 24, 2013 By Mike Lee
Last updated on August 4, 2016
Lotus Exige S2 (2004)
Country
UK
Top Speed (mph)
145
0-30 mph
1.9
0-60 mph
4.9
0-100 mph
13
1/4 mile
13.9
0-1 km
26.8
30-70
4.8
BHP
189 @7800rpm
Torque lbft
138 @6800rpm
BHP per ton
216
MPG UK/US
32/27
Engine capacity CC/CU
1796/110
Engine type
Straight 4 Fuel Injection
Aspiration
Normal
Compression Ratio
11.5:1
Valve Type/No
DOHC 16
Transmission (manual/auto)
Manual
No of speeds
6
Wheels driven
RWD
Brakes F/R
Disc/Disc
No. of Seats
2
Length (in)
149.5
Width (in)
72.3
Height (in)
45.6
Kerb Weight (lbs)
1925
Additional Info: Numerous specs and power options available. A GT Racing version called the 300RR has been built with a naturally apirated 3.0 V6 producing 400bhp. In 2011 a lightweight 140bhp 1598cc S2 Club Racer was added to the line-up that get’s to 60 in 6 seconds and to 100 mph in 18.6 seconds.  See below for Supercharged versions.

 

Lotus Exige S (2004)
Country
UK
Top Speed (mph)
148
0-60 mph
4.2
0-100 mph
10
BHP
218 @7800rpm
Torque lbft
159 @5500rpm
BHP per ton
233
MPG UK/US
31/26
Engine capacity CC/CU
1796/110
Engine type
Straight 4 Fuel Injection
Aspiration
Supercharged
Compression Ratio
11.5:1
Valve Type/No
DOHC 16
Transmission (manual/auto)
Manual
No of speeds
6
Wheels driven
RWD
Brakes F/R
Disc/Disc
No. of Seats
2
Length (in)
149.5
Width (in)
72.3
Height (in)
45.6
Kerb Weight (lbs)
2057
Additional Info: Other Supercharged Exige S2’s available: 2005-2006 Cup 240 Race (240R) with 243bhp, 0-60 in 3.9, 1/4 mile of 12.8. 2006-2007 British GT also with 243bhp, 0-60 in 4.1 or 3.9 with the GT Pack. 2006 on GT3 with 271bhp, 0-60 in 3.9, 0-100 in 9.8. 2007 on S Performance with 243bhp 0-40 in 4.1. 2007 Cup 255 with 252bhp, 0-60 in 3.9. 2008 on Cup 260 with 257bhp, 0-60 in 4.1. 2009 limited run of 35 Exige Scura with 257bhp, 0-60 in 4.0 secs. A 265bhp ethanol running 265E with 0-60 in 3.9, 0-100 in 9.2 and a 270E (270bhp) tri-fuel concept Exige with similar performance. 2009 limited edition Sprint available with 243bhp and 2 tone Elan paint. 2012 see’s a supercharged 3.5 litre V6 (taken from the Evora) shoehorned into the Exige, producing 345bhp/295lbft, it get’s to 60 in 3.9 secs and on to a top speed of 170mph (coupe), 145mph (roadster). A racing supercharged 3.5 V6 Exige has also been built called the Exige R-GT. Note: the 0-60 times are only half the story as the handling packages/upgrades are what these cars are about.

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