The 1,000th Lotus Exige S has rolled off the assembly line in the United Kingdom.

The 1000th Lotus Exige S has rolled off the assembly line in the United Kingdom.

Launched at the 2012 Frankfurt Motor Show, the facelifted Exige S features sporty styling and a supercharged 3.5-liter V6 engine that develops 350 PS (257 kW / 345 hp) and 400 Nm (295 lb-ft) of torque.

Interestingly, Lotus revealed the top market for the Exige S is Japan. It is followed by the United Kingdom, Switzerland, Australia, Hong Kong and Belgium.

In a statement, Lotus CEO Jean-Marc Gales said "Our customers want a pure driving experience and the Exige S epitomizes the Lotus DNA of performance and handling excellence. It is thanks to the considerable talent and experience across our UK manufacturing facilities and at our Hethel headquarters that we are able, and proud to give this exceptional machine a Lotus badge.”

Lotus builds their 1000th Exige S