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2006 Lotus Exige on Hwy 26 En Route to Oregon Coast

Thursday when I took the day off for our anniversary, Rachel and I drove to the Oregon Coast. Traffic was a light as I’ve ever seen it – we went long stretches without seeing any other cars, which is unusual.

This is one of the first cars we ran into, and was quite suprised to see it. I didn’t even know that this car was out yet – a 2006 Lotus Exige, the hardtop model of the Lotus Elise. Small, light, and fast, this is probably the most “pure” sports car you can buy today for under $50,000.

As you may or may not have guessed, in addition to other things I’m geeky about, I’m also a sports car geek. :-) You can check out most of my car photos (part of the reason I carry a camera all the time is to take pictures of cool cars, funny vanity plates, etc.) under my “cars” tag on Flickr.

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3 thoughts on “2006 Lotus Exige on Hwy 26 En Route to Oregon Coast

  1. Yummy Lotus. I should carry a camera for cool cars aswell. In the last week i have seen a Ferrari F430 (black), numerous Mercedes CLS’s and a Bentley Continental.

    Manchester = overpayed football players = many sports cars :)

  2. Wy says:

    Definately Yummy .. 😛 Though I’d perfer something closer to a MR2 Spyder, but of course those are out of production.

  3. Michael A. Gray says:

    Actually the car is an Elise with an optional hardtop. 2006 Exige cars are just now being delivered. The car shown doesn’t have a wing, one obvious difference. And black wheels are standard on the Exige. Actually the 2 cars share only the doors as far as the body is concerned.

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