An exclusive trio of Final Edition cars from Lotus will mark the end of production for the Elise and Exige as we now know them.

First up is the Elise SC Final Edition. Only 15 will be built, and each will come with special equipment to mark it out as a unique version. A supercharged 218-horsepower four-cylinder powers the car, with exclusive matte black paint on the rear transom panel, roll hoop cover, hardtop and side mirrors, plus four main paint colors (Ardent Red, Aspen White, Carbon Grey, and Chrome Orange) giving it a unique look. Other equipment included in the $57,500 purchase price includes:

  • Rear diffuser with black anodized finish
  • Black leather perforated steering wheel
  • Polished aluminium gear knob and handbrake sleeve
  • Driver and passenger front airbags
  • Air conditioning
  • Audio system with radio, single CD and MP3 player with four speakers
  • Remote activated central locking and alarm system with engine imobiliser
  • Engine start push button
  • Extruded aluminium storage tray and machined billet aluminium cup holder
  • Yokohama A048 high-performance tires
  • Black 14-spoke forged alloy wheels
  • Black ProBaxTM sport seats with Alcantara trim
  • Sport suspension, springs and dampers

UPGRADE OPTIONS INCLUDED IN BASE PRICE

Touring Pack:

  • Padded leather door panels
  • Perforated leather door inserts
  • Leather trimmed center console
  • Black perforated leather handbrake lever gaiter
  • Black carpet floor mats with embroidered Elise logo
  • Noise insulation material
  • iPod® stereo connectivity
  • Matte black painted hardtop
  • Limited slip differential (LSD)
  • Lotus Traction Control System (TCS)

2011 Lotus Exige Matte Black Final Edition

2011 Lotus Exige Matte Black Final Edition

Next we have the 2011 Exige Matte Black Final Edition. Only 25 of these will be built, with a unique matte black exterior color, a supercharged/intercooled 257-horsepower engine, and an extensive list of features makes it special. It will make its debut at this year's Pebble Beach week. Starting price for the Exige Matte Black Final Edition is $69,900.

  • Three-element rear diffuser with black anodized finish
  • Body-colored rear wing, front splitter, side scoops and roof scoop
  • Double shear track control arm brace
  • Black leather perforated steering wheel
  • Polished aluminium gear knob and handbrake sleeve
  • Driver and passenger front airbags
  • Air conditioning
  • Audio system with radio, single CD and MP3 player with four speakers
  • Remote activated central locking and alarm system with engine imobiliser
  • Engine start push button
  • Yokohama A048 high-performance tires
  • Black 5-spoke ultra-lightweight forged alloy wheels
  • Limited slip differential (LSD)

UPGRADE OPTIONS INCLUDED IN BASE PRICE

  • Sport Pack:
  • Lotus Traction Control System (TCS)
  • BS4 T45 steel roll-over hoop and struts
  • Adjustable front anti-roll bar
  • ProBaxTM sport seats with black Alcantara trim

Touring Pack:

  • Alcantara door panels
  • Alcantara door inserts
  • Alcantara trimmed center console
  • Black Alcantara handbrake lever gaiter
  • Black carpet floor mats with embroidered Exige logo
  • Noise insulation material
  • iPod® stereo connectivity
  • Extruded aluminium storage tray and machined billet aluminium cup holder
Track Pack:
  • Track suspension with adjustable dampers and adjustable ride height

 

 

2011 Lotus Exige S260 Final Edition

2011 Lotus Exige S260 Final Edition

Finally we have the third model, the 2011 Exige S260 Final Edition. Just 30 of these will be built for North America. It gets the usual array of Lotus colors, plus a loaded equipment list for its $67,500 price, including:

  • 257bhp supercharged and intercooled 1.8-liter 4-cylinder engine
  • Full Lotus exterior color range available (Standard & Metallic paints at no extra cost,
  • Lifestyle & Limited paints at an extra cost)
  • Three-element rear diffuser with black anodized finish
  • Body-colored rear wing, front splitter, side scoops and roof scoop
  • Double shear track control arm brace
  • Black leather perforated steering wheel
  • Polished aluminium gear knob and handbrake sleeve
  • Driver and passenger front airbags
  • Air conditioning
  • Audio system with radio, single CD and MP3 player with four speakers
  • Remote activated central locking and alarm system with engine imobiliser
  • Engine start push button
  • Yokohama A048 high-performance tires
  • Black Y-type 5-spoke forged alloy wheels
  • Limited slip differential (LSD)

UPGRADE OPTIONS INCLUDED IN BASE PRICE
Sport Pack:

  • Lotus Traction Control System (TCS)
  • BS4 T45 steel roll-over hoop and struts
  • Adjustable front anti-roll bar
  • ProBaxTM sport seats
  • Touring Pack:
  • Padded leather door panels
  • Padded leather door inserts
  • Leather trimmed center console
  • Black perforated leather handbrake lever gaiter
  • Black carpet floor mats with embroidered Exige logo
  • Noise insulation material
  • iPod® stereo connectivity
  • Extruded aluminium storage tray and machined billet aluminium cup holder

Track Pack:

  • Track suspension with adjustable dampers and adjustable ride height