Lotus are well known for making hardcore, true to the road sports cars. But it’s quite rare for them to use automatic gearboxes.
Lotus has just released the Exige S with a 6-speed automatic gearbox. This will open this super fast sports car up to the people who simply don’t want the hassle of a harsh manual gearbox.
Looking over the stats, the automatic box is just as fast as the manual on the track, and from 0-60mph it is 0.1 second quicker (3.8 seconds). Every little counts. Would you go for the manual or the automatic?
0-60mph 3.8 s