Lotus is celebrating their Formula One "provenance" by introducing the limited edition Exige LF1.

Lotus is celebrating their Formula One "provenance" by introducing the limited edition Exige LF1.

Based on the Exige S, the special edition features a black and gold exterior with red accents and special badging. The car has also been equipped with golden wheels and the Race Pack that includes a Dynamic Performance Management system, high-performance brakes and Pirelli P-Zero Trofeo tires.

The black and gold theme continues in the cabin as the model has two-tone leather / fabric seats with embroidered headrests and embroidered seat backs. There's also air conditioning and an individually numbered carbon fiber plaque.

Power is provided by a supercharged 3.5-liter V6 engine that develops 350 PS (257 kW) and 400 Nm (295 lb-ft) of torque, It enables the car to accelerate from 0-100 km/h in 4.0 seconds before hitting a top speed of 274 km/h (170 mph).

Buyers will also receive an "Exige LF1 Membership" that includes a factory tour of Lotus Cars in Hethel and a tour of the Lotus F1 Team headquarters at Enstone. The membership also includes a Romain Grosjean 1:2 scale replica helmet, a Lotus F1 car key fob, a Lotus F1 Team USB stick and special discounts on the company's lifestyle products.

Production will be limited to 81 units and the model will be available in all markets except the United States.

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