Copper Fire is unique to Lotus, but what is its association with James Bond? Did you know my car is not the only modern Lotus to use the famous colour, so how many other cars are there with Copper Fire?
Take the roof off a Exige, just 6 simple screws, and you will see the holes for the soft top roof bars already installed! Converting to a soft top is simple, requiring just two openings to be made in the rear bulkhead.
The Interweb is a creative place and I have seen all sorts of automotive art and image processing. Some of my favourites are the squashed mini motor cars and the optical illusion of one-wheel cars.
‘Copper Fire’, a fitting name for a dramatic colour. Like a flaming fire, it changes in different light, vivid and bright coppery orange in direct sunlight, rich moody red in the evening.
I headed for the 2010 Club House and parked in the entrance to get a couple of quick photos and a few staff came over to have a look at the car.
Absolute Lotus got in touch about an article featuring Lotus Exclusive. There would be two Lotus Exclusive cars, both on a Bond theme, but compare the models, an Evora and an Exige.
I previously owned a gun metal grey Aston Martin Vantage, a colour that beautifully shows the perfect contours of the car, but unfortunately showed every stone chip and light swirl mark.
The original web page contained a lot of written content about the car, which focused on the stating the commonality with the Exige 430 Cup from which the specification is derived.
I have always had a second car, sports car, for weekend fun, and a sensible and economical daily drive. My second cars are always second-hand, partly to keep the costs sensible and partly the fact you have great choices of interesting cars.
The Lotus Exige Sport 410 replaced the 380 in August 2018 just as Chinese automotive giant Geely were completing their purchase of Lotus Cars. The difference was a significant step forward in terms of specification, particularly the engine and suspension.
The Exige Sport 410 specification is considerable and significant value over the entry level Sport 350. It has all the additional cooling, suspension and carbon of the 430 Cup, but with a road setup.