British sports car maker Lotus introduced a new street sports retribution car Exige Cup 260, a direct development of the 2007 Exige Cup car. The Sport Exige Cup 260 comes with a slight horsepower boost and the homologated racer is a rolling testament to Lotus’ low-weight, high-speed philosophy and is road-legal throughout the European Union.
The Sport Exige Cup 260 is powered by a supercharged and intercooled engine that delivers 260 horsepower and at 8000 rpm and a top torque of 236 Nm (174 lbft) at 6000 rpm. Exige Cup 260 can accelerates to 100km/h in just 4.1 seconds and the maximum speed is 247km/h. To keep the flyweight Exige Cup 260 on the ground, an aerodynamic body kit is built to push the car to the earth with over 40 kg of downforce when at high speeds.
The Exige Cup 260 is available now for sale in mainland Europe at approximate price of 56,034 euro.