By most measures, the 2007 Lotus Exige is a miserable little car. But Lotus didn't build it to be a grocery-getter. As a weekend track-day weapon, the Exige is unsurpassed.
- Ultra-lightweight chassis, uninhibited steering, racetrack-oriented design, low volume ensures rarity, relatively high fuel economy.
- Spartan interior, difficult entry and exit, poor outward visibility, peaky power delivery, ride quality more Formula One than grand touring, limited dealer network.