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Lotus Exige S British GT Special Edition

(2006 model)

Brief specs of 2006 Lotus Exige S British GT Special Edition

2-door fixed-head coupé, petrol (gasoline) 4-cylinder 16-valve straight (inline) engine, DOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam), 1796 cm3 / 109.6 cu in / 109.6 cu in, 181.2 kW / 243.0 hp / 243.0 hp @ 8000 rpm / 8000 rpm / 8000 rpm, 236.0 N·m / 174.1 lb·ft / 174.1 lb·ft @ 7000 rpm / 7000 rpm / 7000 rpm, manual 6-speed transmission, rear wheel drive, 249 km/h / 155 mph / 155 mph top speed

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)LotusIssued from2006
ModelExige S British GT Special EditionIssued until
SerieExigeNumber made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerLotusCountryUK

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors2
Bodywork typefixed-head coupéNumber of seats
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 clearance130 mm / 5.1 in / 5.1 inFuel capacity44 l / 9.6 UK gal / 11.5 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.65  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)0.434Frontal area (A)1.71 m2 / 18.4 sq ft / 18.4 sq ft (est.)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)0.74 m2 / 8.0 sq ft / 8.0 sq ft (est.)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)18.4 kW / 24.7 hp / 24.7 hp (est.)

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
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke85.0 mm / 3.35 in / 3.35 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio0.96
Fuel supplyEngine 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
SumpwetMax. output power181.2 kW / 243.0 hp / 243.0 hp at 8000 rpm / 8000 rpm / 8000 rpm
AspirationsuperchargedMax. torque236.0 N·m / 174.1 lb·ft / 174.1 lb·ft at 7000 rpm / 7000 rpm / 7000 rpm
Compressor typeMaximum rpm
IntercooleryesMax. net output (power at the wheels)95.4 kW / 128.0 hp / 128.0 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output100.9 kW/l / 2.217 bhp/cu in / 2.217 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converteryesSpecific torque131.4 N·m/l / 1.15 lb·ft/cu in / 1.15 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typemanualNumber of gears6
Wheel driverear wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio0.82
  Final gear (drive) ratio4.53

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed249 km/h / 155 mph / 155 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)3.98 s / 3.98 s / 3.98 sPower-to-weight ratio261.3 kW/ton / 198.0 bhp/ton / 198.0 bhp/ton
Acceleration 0-100 km/hFuel consumption, City (urban)
Acceleration 0-100 mph (160 km/h)9.90 s / 9.90 s / 9.90 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
Steeringrack & pinionSteering details
Turns lock-to-lock2.8Turning circle
Suspension frontIndependent, Upper & lower wishbones, Coil springs, Anti-roll (anti-sway) bar (ARB)Suspension rearIndependent, Upper & lower wishbones, Coil springs, Anti-roll (anti-sway) bar (ARB)
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres front195/50 R 16Tyres rear225/45 R 17
Brakes frontventilated discBrakes rearventilated disc
Brake diameter front308 mm / 12.1 in / 12.1 inBrake diameter rear282 mm / 11.1 in / 11.1 in
Brakes detailsservo-assisted, ABS (anti-lock braking system)Braked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Lotus Exige S British GT Special Edition

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