Unlike its predecessors, the 2012 Lotus Exige S “now has to cope with the 3.5-litre supercharged V6 from the Evora S; this means the Exige is no longer such a small car – the new one is wider, longer, and, yes, heavier too — by about 170kg, which in Lotus-land is a lot.” Click here for more pictures. Continue reading for a video.

So it looks like the Exige is changing. It used to be a track car that worked on the road, currently it feels like a road car that’s devastating on track – bigger, smoother, marginally less precise and noticeably heavier than before.

[via TopGear]