Lotus unveils Exige S Type 72, celebrates Formula 1 return | Rpmgo.com

Lotus was one of the best Formula 1 teams of yesteryears, dominating its opposition with the fabulous Type 72 in the 1970s. As it will return to Formula 1 next year, the company decided to reveal a special edition model, dubbed the Exige S Type 72.

The new car, hasn’t suffered any major power increases or anything like that, as it will still output 220 HP from the 1.8-liter in-line four cylinder unit, which will take the lightweight Exige from 0 to 62 mph in 4.5 seconds and up to 145 mph.

The Exige S Type 72 will sport a set of carbon fiber ProBax sport seats, which will be wrapped in black microfiber adorned with contrast stitching, sporting the same gold tone as the wheels and emblems on the outside. Other new options include the twin oil coolers and a new adjustable front anti-roll bar.

The price for this retro-inspired Exige? £35,995 (around €39,900 or $57,400). Only 40 models will be made, 20 for the UK and 20 for other countries.

Source: Lotus

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