Australia gets Lotus Exige D240: 0-62 in 4.2 seconds

Lotus in Australia is having a great year with sales already doubling 2006 figures. And today Lotus Australia has announced the the fastest tuned Lotus Exige to ever go on sale in Australia, the Lotus Sport 240.

Lotus engineers boosted the horsepower to 240 through the 1.8 liter supercharged intercooled four-cylinder engine. That is a 10 percent power increase with the use of a new ECU and upgraded fuel injectors. The Lotus Sport 240 has the ability to do 0-62 mph in 4.2 seconds with a top speed of 155mph.

Only six examples of the Lotus Exige Sport 240 will be initially built in Blaze Orange and Sapphire Black. The special edition Lotus Exige Sport 240 is priced at $149,990 (AUS). It will debut and go on sale at the Australian International Motor Show, from October 11.

Lotus Exige D40 Gallery:




Source: Lotus

[tags]Cars, Car, Auto, Automobile, Vehicles, Technology, Auto News, News, Automotive, Lotus[/tags]