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Lotus Elise SC And Exige RGB Special Edition

by Joe on June 22, 2010

Lotus Elise SC And Exige RGB Special Edition

Roger Becker, former Director of Vehicle Engineering for Lotus is celebrated with a series of special edition versions of the final run of European specification 1.8 liter Elise and Exige sports cars. Becker retired in January 2010 after 44 years of service and to honor his input on Lotus vehicles, the company is offering a special-edition Elise and Exige known as the RGB Special Edition. The Elise SC RGB Special Edition has a supercharged 217 hp (220 ps) 1.8 liter engine which accelerate it from 0 to 60mph in 4.3 seconds (0 to 100kmh in 4.6 seconds). The Lotus Exige S RGB Special Edition uses the range topping 257 (260ps) supercharged and intercooled 1.8 liter engine which endows it with a 0-60 mph in around 4 seconds and a phenomenal aerodynamic downforce figure of 92.5 lbs (42 kg) at 100 mph (160 kmh). [egmCarTech]