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Lotus Exige 265E finished in Starlight Black with Yellow and Green Twin Stripe. Unique Interior boasts Black Leather/Alcantara Probax Sport Seats with yellow detailing to the O/S and green detailing to the N/S (mirroring the exterior design).

Ohlins Adjustable Suspension, Air Conditioning, Black Footmats, 5 Spoke Lotus Sport Wheels with A048’s and Harness Bar (does not include the harnesses).
Certificate of Conformity also available if required for export to Europe.

The 265E started off as a production specification Exige 240R. It then underwent a series of modifications to allow it to run on the E85 fuel. Four enlarged fuel injectors have been fitted to increase fuel flow into the engine under normal operating conditions. Two additional fuel injectors have been fitted at the supercharger inlet to increase the amount of fuel being injected into the engine under higher engine speeds and loads. This has also enabled the engineering project team to take advantage of ethanol's higher cooling effect to further cool the charge air prior to combustion, which in turn reduces the amount of power required to operate the supercharger. The Lotus T4e Engine Management System then had to be calibrated to optimise engine performance when running on various mixes of the high-octane bioethanol fuel and gasoline. The re-calibrated EMS coupled with an ethanol sensor in the fuel system provides true flex-fuel capability.

This vehicle has spent the majority of its life at the Lotus Factory being used as a show piece for various events. It was sold to a private buyer in November 2015 who then converted it to be able to run a minimum octane rating of 95 RON (‘Premium’ unleaded in U.K.) or higher for optimum engine performance.

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Vehicle Details
MakeLotus
ModelExige
Mileage43008
Year2005
Number of Owners2
TransmissionManual
Fuel TypePetrol
Model Variant265E
Body TypeCoupe
Doors2
ColourStarlight Black
Number of Gears6
Engine PositionMiddle
Driving AxleRear
AspirationNaturally Aspirated
Performance
BHP265
Engine Size1.8
Acceleration4.9
Top Speed147
Economy
Average MPG32.1
Urban23.3
Extra Urban41.5
CO2 Emissions208

VED Band and CO2

<=100 A
101 - 110
111 - 120
B
C
121 - 130
131 - 140
D
E
141 - 150
151 - 165
F
G
166 - 175
176 - 185
H
I
186 - 200
201 - 225
J
K
208 g/km
226 - 255
256+
L
M

VED

6 Months 12 Months
£181.5 £330

Fuel Economy (mpg)

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Warranty

To avoid disapointment, Lotus Silverstone carry out a full inspection on all of our used cars. Because cars can and do go wrong, we provide every used car with a minimum of 6 months warranty, all of our Lotus Approved used cars will be supplied with the benefit of 12 months warranty as standard. The standard warranty offering can also be extended up to 3 years for anyone seeking peace of mind.

 

Lotus Silverstone Limited is an Appointed Representative of Automotive Compliance Ltd, which is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA No 497010). Automotive Compliance Ltd’s permissions as a Principal Firm allows Lotus Silverstone Limited to act as a credit broker, not as a lender, for the introduction to a limited number of finance providers only.

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