Visitors to the Goodwood Festival of Speed from 26 till 29 June are in for a treat as Lotus breaks out its Exige LF1 Limited-edition car. The Exige S LF1 has received a Lotus F1 Team inspired livery and interior trim make-over that commemorates the number of grand prix victories (81) held by the marque.

Delivering race-car thrills on the road and track, the supercharged 3.5l V6 Exige S is well known for its dynamic performance, now, with a striking bespoke black and gold paint scheme with red accents and gold 17-inch front and 18-inch rear cast alloy wheels, the Exige LF1 leaves no doubt as to its heritage or indeed to its intention!

Lotus Exige LF1 pays homage to 81 F1 GP victories of the marque

Designed with Lotus fans firmly in mind, the Lotus Exige LF1 brings to life the iconic black and gold livery of the 1970s and 1980s. A blend of heritage and modernity, the Exige LF1 pays homage to the great Lotus Formula 1 cars of yesteryear yet incorporates the pallet and sophistication of today’s E22. Each of the 81 limited edition cars are sequentially celebrate a specific Grand Prix from car no.1 commemorating Lotus’ first GP victory at Monaco in 1960 to car no.81 marking Kimi Raikkonen’s win at Australia in 2013.

Inside, the cabin of the Lotus Exige LF1 comprises freshly designed black and gold interior that evokes the spirit of competition and F1 details. Exclusivity and performance are at the heart of the Exige LF1; each car is individually numbered with its own limited edition carbon fiber build plate and loaded rich with extras such as the Exige Race Pack with Dynamic Performance Management system, two-piece high performance brake discs and high-performance Pirelli P-Zero Trofeo tyres. For those drivers wanting to input greater real road experience of their Exige LF1, the optional Convenience Pack (with heated seats and rear parking sensors) is highly recommended.

The Exige LF1 has made its public debut at the Canary Wharf Motorexpo, London from now until 15 June and is slated to appear at the Le Mans 24-hour from 11 June to 15 June. Lastly, the limited-edition car is one of the main highlights for the Goodwood Festival of Speed. Potential Exige LF1 buyers should note that a host of goodies are lined up for owners, which include special driving experience, Exige LF1 membership, F1 experience, Behind-the-scene tour of the Lotus cars and team factories, and a range of Lotus F1 team gifts and memorabilia. The Lotus Exige LF1 is available to customers in all global markets, except the U.S.

The Lotus Exige LF1 Limited-edition Race Pack specifications


  • Bespoke black and gold livery with red accents
  • ‘LF1’ logo
  • Black & Gold ‘Lotus’ nose badge and wheel centers
  • Individually numbered limited edition carbon fiber build plate
  • Bespoke carbon fibre engine plate
  • Tyres: Pirelli P-Zero Trofeo Tyres
  • Brakes: Two-piece high performance brake discs


  • Bespoke trim in leather and technical fabric with black and gold design
  • Embroidered ‘LF1’ logos and Lotus F1 logos

Options: Convenience Pack

Gross Weight: 1176 kg

Output: 345 hp (350 PS) at 700 rpm
Torque: 400 Nm at 4500 rpm
Sprint 0 – 100km/h: 4.0 seconds
Max Speed: 274 km/h