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  Lotus Exige S2 240R
2005 - 2006
Lotus Exige 240R
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Lotus Exige 240R Lotus Exige 240R Lotus Exige 240R Lotus Exige 240R

Metric   Imperial
Class Trackfocused
Body 2 Door 2 Seat
Layout Mid Engine
Rear Drive
Transmission 6 Speed Manual
Number Built  
Type Conventional
Details Supercharged 4 cyl
110 in3 
Max Power
243 bhp @8000rpm 
Max Torque
174 lb/ft @7000rpm 
Power to Weight
266 bhp/ton 
Torque to Weight
190 lbft/ton 
Specific Output 135 bhp/litre 
Bore x Stroke
3.35 X 3.23 in 
Fuel Cons
38 mpg 
Emissions 175 g/Km Co2 
Top Speed
155 mph 
0 - 30 mph
0 - 60 mph
3.9 sec 
0 - 100 mph
9.9 sec 
0 - 124 mph
0 - 186 mph
30 - 70 mph
Standing qtr Mile
60 - 0 mph
0 - 100 - 0 mph
Ring Lap Time  
Lateral Accn  
Drag Cd  
149.5 in 
68.0 in 
45.6 in 
2050 lbs 
Wheels (F/R) 7 X 16
8 X 17 
Tyres (F/R) 195/50 R16
225/45 R17 
Fuel Capacity
8.8 gal 
Pricing (2016)
New Price £n/a
Used Price £35000 - £35000

The 240R represents the ultimate incarnation of the track day favourite Exige and becomes the fastest accelerating road car Lotus have yet produced. Lotus' Sport Division take the standard Series 2 Exige and bolt a supercharger onto the Toyota 1.8 liberating an extra 50bhp. Twin oil coolers are added along with fully adjustable dampers for serious track work. There are some concessions to luxury though, in the form of bespoke two-tone leather seats and air conditioning.

The 240R isn't cheap at 44k but offers fantastic trackday fun and is even faster than the figures suggest. Production is limited to just 50 examples, available in any colour you like, as long as it's Yellow or Black!

Overall Rating Money No Object Bargain Rating BHP/ (x1000)
73% 71% 9% 7
Ranks 248 of 771 Ranks 325 of 771 Ranks 134 of 771 Ranks 246 of 771

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Exige S2

(189 bhp)

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(243 bhp)

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