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SEMA 2007: Carbon Fiber Exige adds lightness

by Frank Filipponio (RSS feed) on Oct 31st, 2007 at 11:02AM

Click image for high-res gallery from SEMAThe Lotus Elise and Exige are great little cars that personify Colin Chapman's original edict to maintain a light weight in order to allow maximum performance. Weighing in at under 2,000 pounds, they feature Toyota (or Honda) motors putting out around 200 HP, but still offer supercar acceleration and handling. Well, as we were whiling away the hours at SEMA, we came across a special CSF1 Exige built by Prototype Composites that takes that formula and cranks it up a notch. Out went the original Series 1 Exige fiberglass body and in its place Composite... Read More

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