Unlike Henry Ford’s Model T, the Exige Scura will not be setting any production line records as only 35 copies will be made. For these special-editions the black packaging has also had influence on the name. Scura is Italian for “dark”, hence the high-gloss phantom black triple stripes from nose to tail. Ironically, the rest of the car is finished in a matte black. This is definitely not your normal Lotus.
In keeping with special-editions, this car will have lightweight carbon-fiber parts slim the Scura by some 22 pounds. In addition, launch and traction control features will become standard, which you need with the 257 hp 1.8-liter supercharged engine. No word though whether the 4 second 0-60 time is with or without the help of the launch and traction control. Also, no word on how much damage this special-edition will do to your pocketbook. At a production number of only 35, money probably isn’t an object to those inline to buy it.
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