Special Final Editions for 2ZZ-GE Powered Lotus Elise and Exige Coming

Lotus will release final Special Editions for the Exige and Elise models that use Toyota’s 2ZZ-GE engines, as the powerplant supply is coming to and end.

According to CG Lotus, the production will stop in July and in order for Lotus to commemorate it’s popular models, they will build limited special editions of their vehicles. According to the british carmaker, 30 units of the Exige S260 Final Edition will be sent to North America. In addition, the manufacturer will offer the possibility for 25 clients to have their cars painted in matte black.

Just 15 units of the 2011 Lotus Elise SC Final Edition are going to be made and set for America and Canada. Customers will have the option to choose from four colour schemes which are based on Elise Club Racer.

The Exige S260 uses lightweight materials such as carbon fibre and features bespoke lightweight forged alloy wheels. Power comes from a 1.8 liter VVTL-i supercharged engine that produces 260 hp. AS for the Lotus Elise SC, this features a 1.8 iter VVTL-i engine manages to produce 220 hp.

The two limited edition models will incorporate Lotus's well known go-kart steering as well as their race track-focused suspension settings.

The standard S260, if we can call the car so, will come with a price of at $67,500 (EUR47,300), while the matte black version can be your foe $69,900 (EUR49,000). The Elise SC Final Edition will feature all sorts of optionals, with its price tag being set for $57,500 (EUR40,300).


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