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Lotus Exige 265E

(2006 model)

Brief specs of 2006 Lotus Exige 265E

2-door 2-seater fixed-head coupé, E85 (85% ethanol + 15% petrol) 4-cylinder 16-valve straight (inline) engine, DOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam), 1796 cm3 / 109.6 cu in / 109.6 cu in, 196.9 kW / 264.0 hp / 264.0 hp @ 8000 rpm / 8000 rpm / 8000 rpm, 249.0 N·m / 183.7 lb·ft / 183.7 lb·ft @ 5500 rpm / 5500 rpm / 5500 rpm, manual 6-speed transmission, rear wheel drive, 254 km/h / 158 mph / 158 mph top speed

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)LotusIssued from2006
ModelExige 265EIssued until
SerieExigeNumber made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerLotusCountryUK

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors2
Bodywork typefixed-head coupéNumber of seats2
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)
Passenger space (volume)Max. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length3797 mm / 149.5 in / 149.5 inTotal (curb) weight930 kg / 2050 lb / 2050 lb
Width1727 mm / 68.0 in / 68.0 inDry weight
Height1163 mm / 45.8 in / 45.8 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2300 mm / 90.6 in / 90.6 inGross (max.) weight
Track front1457 mm / 57.4 in / 57.4 inTowing weight
Track rear1507 mm / 59.3 in / 59.3 inWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearanceFuel capacity
Length/wheelbase ratio1.65  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)Frontal area (A)1.71 m2 / 18.4 sq ft / 18.4 sq ft (est.)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)

Engine

Engine Code2ZZ-GETotal number of cylinders4
Engine Typestraight (inline) Total number of valves16
Engine ManufacturerToyotaValves per cylinder4
Engine constructionBore82.0 mm / 3.23 in / 3.23 in
FuelE85 (85% ethanol + 15% petrol)Stroke85.0 mm / 3.35 in / 3.35 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio0.96
Fuel supplyLotus T4e fuel injectionEngine displacement1796 cm3 / 109.6 cu in / 109.6 cu in
Engine Main bearings5Unitary capacity449.00 cm3/cylinder / 27.400 cu in/cylinder / 27.400 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignDOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam)Compression ratio
SumpMax. output power196.9 kW / 264.0 hp / 264.0 hp at 8000 rpm / 8000 rpm / 8000 rpm
AspirationsuperchargedMax. torque249.0 N·m / 183.7 lb·ft / 183.7 lb·ft at 5500 rpm / 5500 rpm / 5500 rpm
Compressor type1 Eaton M62 superchargerMaximum rpm8500 rpm / 8500 rpm / 8500 rpm
Intercoolerair/ airMax. net output (power at the wheels)90.1 kW / 120.8 hp / 120.8 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output109.6 kW/l / 2.409 bhp/cu in / 2.409 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converteryesSpecific torque138.6 N·m/l / 1.21 lb·ft/cu in / 1.21 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typemanualNumber of gears6
Wheel driverear wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio
  Final gear (drive) ratio

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed254 km/h / 158 mph / 158 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)3.88 s / 3.88 s / 3.88 sPower-to-weight ratio283.9 kW/ton / 215.1 bhp/ton / 215.1 bhp/ton
Acceleration 0-100 km/hFuel consumption, City (urban)
Acceleration 0-100 mph (160 km/h)9.20 s / 9.20 s / 9.20 sFuel consumption, Road (extra-urban)
Acceleration 80-120 km/h (50-70 mph) in topFuel consumption, Mixed (combined)
Standing ¼mile time Fuel consumption, Euro
Standing kilometer time CO2 emissions
  Range

Chassis

Engine locationmiddleEngine alignmenttransverse
SteeringSteering details
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle
Suspension frontSuspension rear
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres frontTyres rear
Brakes frontventilated discBrakes rearventilated disc
Brake diameter front310 mm / 12.2 in / 12.2 inBrake diameter rear282 mm / 11.1 in / 11.1 in
Brakes detailsservo-assistedBraked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Lotus Exige 265E

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