Lotus Exige Stealth Edition Destined for 2009 Tokyo Motor Show

Lotus is bringing a limited-edition Exige to the 2009 Tokyo Motor Show, but seems uncertain about its nomenclature.

<;P class=MsoNormal>Visitors to the Tokyo show will see a black Exige labeled as the Exige Stealth. Lotus plans on marketing the car as such in Japan, but will badge the car as the Scura (Italian for “black”) in other markets.

<;P class=MsoNormal>Regardless of the nameplate, buyers will essentially be purchasing an Exige S 260 with a paint scheme that would make Bruce Wayne proud. The entire car sports matte black paint, highlighted by glossy “Phantom Black” stripes. Lotus continues to use carbon fiber throughout the Exige’s interior, but in the Stealth/Scura, more of it is exposed, saving weight while perpetuating the black color combination.

<;P class=MsoNormal>Lotus plans on building only 35 examples of the blacked-out Exige, but won’t offer the car in North America.

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