Lotus Remembers The Good Times With Lotus Exige SprintMatt Hardigree1/23/08 11:00amFiled to: New CarsElanLotusLotus ElanLotus Exigelotus exige sprintExigeSprint11EditPromoteShare to KinjaToggle Conversation toolsGo to permalinkIn our discussion of the all-time greatest liveries there were a lot of mentions of famous Lotus paint schemes (BRG & Yellow, Team Essex Blue & Red, JPS Black & Gold), but the Elan Sprint of the early 1970s didn't get a mention. This was an oversight on our part, because this limited run Elan was sprinting to 60 mph in just 5.9 seconds in 1971 (approximately the same as a new WRX). Lotus is paying homage to the Elan with 40 RHD Lotus Exige Sprints done up in the Solar Yellow (or Persian blue) and Alpine White paint scheme. This special Exige comes with lightweight forged alloy wheels and just about every modification Lotus offers, allowing the car to reach 60 mph in just 4.0 seconds with a top speed of 146 mph. Press release below the jump.