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Lotus Exige S Type 72

British sports car manufacturer Lotus has launched a new special edition model named the Exige S Type 72 as a tribute to their most successful F1 car ever, the Lotus Type 72 Formula One car.

The Lotus Exige S Type 72 weights only 935 Kg and the powerfull supercharged intercooled engine with a rev limit of 8500 rpm enables it to sprint from 0 to 60 mph in 4.5 seconds and reach a top speed of 145 mph.

The Sport Pack comes as standard on the Lotus Exige S Type 72 and includes a bespoke high quality interior, a T45 steel main roll hoop, Lotus Traction Control, twin oil coolers and an adjustable front anti-roll bar.

Among special elements the Lotus Exige S Type 72 features a commemorative plate and unique black and gold light weight wheels while on the options list customers can choose Air Conditioning, a Limited Slip Differential, the Performance Pack that boosts power to 240 PS, as well as larger AP Racing brakes and Lotus variable traction control and Lotus launch control.

Fuel Consumption Figures:

Exige S:   199 g/km CO2
8.5 l/100 km (33.2 mpg) Combined Cycle
11.9 l/100 km (23.7 mpg) Urban Cycle
6.5 litres/100 km (43.5 mpg) Extra Urban Cycle

The Lotus Exige S Type 72 price for UK starts at 35,995 GBP while in the Euro zone the car goes on sale carrying a 40,332 Euro price tag. 

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