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Lotus Exige S track test - Auto Express

Resident racing driver Owen Mildenhall puts the new Lotus Exige S to the test on track. Read more: http://www.autoexpress.co.uk/videos/featurevideos/282586/lotus_exige_s_track_test.html Subscribe to Auto Express magazine and get 6 issues for £1 plus a free gift: http://subscribe.autoexpress.co.uk/yt Lotus has taken its recipe of lightness and power to the extreme by fitting the 345bhp 3.5-litre supercharged V6 from the flagship Evora S into the lighter, more focused Exige. The result is the Exige S. It's the only Exige you can now buy, and is longer, wider and more aggressive than ever. Our resident racing driver and senior road tester Owne Mildenhall put the car through its paces on the road and on Lotus' famous test track.


 


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Lamborghini Huracan review
The Lamborghini Huracan is a glorious fusion of modern technology and old-school Lamborghini theatrics. Read the full review here: http://bit.ly/1q9R6iW Subscribe to our YouTube channel http://bit.ly/11Ad1j1 Subscribe to the mag http://subscribe.autoexpress.co.uk/yt The new Lamborghini Huracan LP6104 has a big task on its hands. Not only must it beat the Ferrari 458 and the McLaren 650S, it needs to outperform the Gallardo - the car it replaced - in the showroom, as the Gallardo was the manufacturer's best-selling model ever, with 14,000 sold over a 10-year career. Happily, the Lamborghini Huracan gets off to the best possible start. Perhaps the design is a little conservative by Lamborghini's standards, but in the flesh, the aggressive proportions, aggressive front end and floating C-Pillar push all the right buttons. Like in the Lamborghini Aventador, the interior of the Huracan pays homage to fighter jets, with a flip-up ignition switch, angles everywhere and a new cockpit-like 12.3-inch digital instrument display behind the wheel that can be configured in a variety of ways. The Lamborghini Huracan also gets a whole range of brand-new technologies. For starters, there's this all new chassis which is made from a combination of aluminium and carbon fibre. This makes the Huracan not only 10 per cent lighter than the Gallardo, but also 50 per cent stiffer. There are also new three-stage adaptive dampers, as well as a variable ratio electro-mechanical steering system that varies the ratio on how quick you're driving. A new electronically controlled four-wheel drive system can send up to 70 per cent of the power to the Huracan's rear-wheels in normal driving, and up to 100 per cent when you really need it. Most importantly on the new Lamborghini Huracan, though, is a new, seven-speed twin-clutch box that shouldn't feel like you're getting kicked in the head every time you change gear. Rather than downsizing or turbocharging, Lamborghini has stuck to its guns by using a developed version of the Gallardo's naturally aspirated 5.2-litre V10. The Lamborghini Huracan gets stop-start and a few other tweaks to make it a little bit cleaner, but most importantly, it's now got 602bhp and 560Nm of torque. It'll do 0-60 in 3.2 seconds and it has a top-speed of 202mph. The Lamborghini Huracan's acceleration is pretty vivid. Perhaps it doesn't quite have the free-revving nature of a Ferrari 458 or the turbocharged hit of a McLaren 650S, but it's definitely lost none of the aural drama that the Gallardo had. The biggest change here with the Lamborghini Huracan, though, is its breadth of abilities. It has something called the 'Anima' switch, meaning it has three driving modes. In 'Strada' mode, it softens the suspension and dials back the ferocity of the steering, the gearbox and the throttle. 'Sport' mode is somewhat of an interim mode and it's pretty good for fast-driving on road. But since we're testing the Lamborghini Huracan at the amazing Ascari circuit in Spain, it would be a shame if we didn't go for the full-fat 'Corsa' mode. Fling it into a corner and the steering is quite light, but it's absolutely pin-sharp. In terms of feel, it's a bit like a Ferrari 458 and you can feel the variable ratio really helping you out, meaning there's no full-opposite lock. The carbon ceramic brakes on the Lamborghini Huracan are standard-fit now, and they're absolutely brutal in the way they stop the car. With the four-wheel drive system, there's also tonnes of grip. However, if you provoke the Huracan a bit, you can get it to act a bit like a rear-wheel drive car. Perhaps it's not as lairy as the Gallardo used to be - that used to like to gets its tail out at the slightest provocation - but you can still have some fun with this thing and feel it moving underneath you. The tech used in the Huracan can also make a pretty average driver look pretty spectacular. The question is though, is do you actually want a Lamborghini that flatters you and covers up all your driving mistakes? Some will say that a Lamborghini should scare the life out of you and your passenger. Then it should spit you into a hedge when you're not at the top of your game. But, we'd disagree because the new Huracan is a glorious fusion of modern electronics and old-school theatrics. If you want something that drives like a pig and breaks-down every five minutes, you can always take your £186,000 and spend it on something from Lamborghini's back catalogue.





Mercedes SL63 AMG video review - Auto Express
We travel to the south of France to test the lighter, faster, more powerful and more efficient new SL63 AMG. Read more: http://www.autoexpress.co.uk/carreviews/firstdrives/282664/mercedes_sl63_am g.html Subscribe to Auto Express magazine and get 6 issues for £1 plus a free gift: http://subscribe.autoexpress.co.uk/yt The Mercedes SL has always been a dream car, but it's the range-topping AMG versions that have regularly appeared on the driveways of the rich and famous. This new SL63 AMG is lighter, faster, more powerful and more efficient than the old flagship, so could it be the best yet? New editor Sam Hardy travelled to the South of France to find out. The new SL63 AMG is powered by a 530bhp 5.5-litre twin-turbocharged V8 and has a price tag of around £100,000. Mercedes also offers a Performance Package, which adds another £10,000 to the price, takes power to 557bhp and increases peak torque from 800Nm to 900Nm.





Porsche Cayman S Vs Lotus Evora S review - Auto Express
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Lotus Exige S track test: 350hp, chassis from the Gods - /CHRIS HARRIS ON CARS
Take the Evora S supercharged V6, change the suspension and go chase the Porsche GT3. This is the best street/track car Lotus has ever built. Let's just hope it isn't too little too late.





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Lotus Exige V6 Cup - road car vs race car - autocar.co.uk
Lotus is on its way back, and the proof is the Lotus Exige V6 Cup - both in street trim, the Cup S, and the Cup R racer. Steve Sutcliffe puts them to the test. SUBSCRIBE to Autocar: http://smarturl.it/autocar For most people, the standard Lotus Exige V6 would surely represent the ultimate kind of sports car. It weighs little more than a box of feathers, its interior is quite extraordinarily uncluttered by unnecessary luxuries, and its supercharged Toyota V6 engine provides it with enough grunt -- 345bhp -- to embarrass all but the most ambitious supercar drivers. Sutters travels to Lotus' test track in Hethel to drive the Exige V6 Cup S road car and the Exige V6 Cup R racer. Autocar, the world's leading motoring magazine and website, delivers industry-leading news, the most in-depth car reviews and opinion from our team of experts. Our presenters include some of the world's top motoring journalists who have unrivalled access to the world's fastest, rarest, most exotic and most exciting cars on some of the world's best roads and race tracks. Can a supercar beat a superbike? Can a Audi A1 outrun a Nissan GT-R on a wet circuit? Can a Porsche 911 slay a Corvette on the drag strip? Autocar pitches the giants of the performance car world against each other to deliver the all-important verdict. http://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL683B44EF38362015 Read Autocar's Lotus Exige V6 Cup review: http://www.autocar.co.uk/car-review/lotus/exige-v6-cup Visit http://www.autocar.co.uk for the latest news, reviews and analysis New videos are uploaded to Autocar's YouTube channel each week. Don't miss a single one. Subscribe to the channel now: http://smarturl.it/autocar http://www.youtube.com/autocar LIKE Autocar on Facebook: http://www.autocar.co.uk/facebook FOLLOW Autocar on Twitter: https://twitter.com/autocar +1 Autocar on Google+: https://plus.google.com/+autocar





Race-Mode Race in Lotus Exige S vs F1 Driver - Fifth Gear
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The World's Fastest Lotus? - /TUNED
Frank Profera has spent six years making his Lotus go faster, stop shorter, and corner harder. Though it only has to move around 2,150 lbs, Frank's Lotus makes 680 wheel horsepower with a twin-charged 1.8L engine; giving it a better power-to-weight ratio than Mario Andretti's Formula One Lotus. It's an ongoing project that may never be finished, because of Frank's never-ending obsession with speed. We had to take it for a ride.





犀利人車 Lotus Exige S240
在全球大小賽事中,常常可看到Team Lotus的身影,累積多年的賽場經驗,Lotus這間來自英國的 廠,在造車理念上也有一定的堅持。 Lotus與當今汽車發展的趨勢背道而馳!沒有舒適的內裝、 有花俏的配備,更沒有寬廣的車室空間;它有的是完整 機械回饋感受,與殺彎如刀切豆腐般的性能,它是Exige S240。 搭載1.8升機械增壓引擎,拜優異的馬力重量比所賜,Exige S240的加速性能直逼純種跑車;純六速手排、中置引擎、 體成型的鋁合金車體,Exige S240是一款可以讓你駕駛技術提升一甲子的彎道機器,開 它,你就知道!





Lotus Exige S: The Ultimate Lotus? - XCAR
A return to Hethel is always a pleasure. Lotus' home always gives me a little bit of a tingle in my 'yes' place and the chance to muck about in the new Exige S amplified it to near pirapismic heights. Y'see, when Lotus calls a car 'Exige' you know they're not mucking about. Similarly, you know that you're likely to leave with a big grin on your face. Of course, Lotus' current nomenclature means that adding 'S' to a name means it's got a Supercharger too. Which is nice. The current car is the third Exige -- the first was based on the S1, while the second was based on the rather delicious S2 and came with all manner of engine tweaks. Anyway, compared to the new one they're... child's play. Y'see, this one gets the 3.5-litre supercharged V6 straight out of the Evora S. The result? 345bhp, 295lb ft, a top speed of 170mph and 0-62mph in less 4.0seconds. All in a car smaller than R2D2. On top of its silly powerplant, there's also the fact that it was developed by Lotus -- that means it's one of the finest handling cars in the world. It'll slide when provoked, but otherwise it'll grip like nothing else. As well as having silly power and handling finesse, the Exige S boasts a first -- traction control. The Dynamic Performance System, as Lotus calls it, gives the Exige an electronic brain that not only stops you from falling off the road, but can give you a faster lap time as well. Y'see, 'tour' mode is the 'don't crash mode', 'sport' is best called 'hero mode' as it lets the Exige's arse step out of line from time to time and 'race' mode -- it's really clever. Race mode will learn the track you're on and will give you access to its fearsome power when it thinks you're capable of using it -- no matter how hard your foot is pressed on the go pedal. A Lotus development driver told me that in a race around Hethel a car ser to 'race' will be quicker than one with no traction on at all... So not only is this the most powerful Exige, it's also the cleverest. The Exige is a car that fills its driver with confidence, it fires you from A-B with such ferocity that you can't help but grin like a loon. To go alongside the power, its noise is pretty incredible. You won't forget there's a 3.5-litre V6 mere inches behind your ear in a hurry. On track the Exige S will humble things twice its price and cars with horses for logos. Driving it in the real world may be a struggle, but you'll do it because as an experience it's simply brilliant. Specs Engine: 3.5-litre supercharged V6 Power: 345bhp Torque: 295lb ft 0-60mph: 4.0seconds Top speed: 170mph Written/Presented: Alex Goy Shot/Edited: Nick Wilkinson





Lotus Exige S (2012, V6) Test Drive
A few edited down clips from my test drive in the new V6 engined Lotus Exige S. Sorry for the poor image quality in places and the squeaks and rattles at low-speed (caused by a combination of my cameras IS system and the suction mount rubbing). A few links for those who want to skip bits. Start of test drive: 0:35 Low speed noise: 3:00 Motorway cruising noise: 3:40 The Lotus Exige S is powered by the Toyota 2GR-FE engine with Harrop HTV 1320 Supercharger. Many thanks to Bell and Colvill for the loan of this car for an afternoon.





Lotus Exige S V6 Launches and Fast Accelerations!
I've filmed the new Lotus Exige S powered by a 3.5 litre supercharged DOHC V6 VVT-i engine that produces 350hp. In this video you can see the car doing some FAST launches from 0 to around 160km/h! ►If you like this video please rate and comment! ►"Like" my Facebook page: http://www.facebook.com/pages/NM2255/... ►Subscribe to my second car channel: http://www.youtube.com/nickcarvideos ►Follow me on Twitter: http://twitter.com/#!/NM2255





Lotus Exige S Roadster: Putting other Roadsters to Shame
The Lotus Exige S is an awesome car, but we wondered whether taking the roof off has taken the edge off. Turns out... no. It hasn't.





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