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Lotus Exige
Debut Series 1-75 MBX Metal
Produced 2006-2014
Number MB706
Designer Ryu Asada
Scale 1:56
Lotus Exige - 6441df

Vehicle HistoryEdit

Produced from 2006-2011, the Series II Lotus Exige is a sports car offered in 2 door coupe and roadster body style. Replacing the Series I, the Series II has a front splitter, roof scoop, and redone aerodynamics, allowing the vehicle to hug the corners in increasing downforce.

The Matchbox Lotus Exige is based on the S version, which replaced the regular Exige and was in production from 2006 to 2011, powered by a supercharged engine supplied by Toyota. It made its debut for the 2006 mainline for the 1-75 series under the sub series of MBX Metal in Pearl Mustard Yellow. The casting has a number of MB706 and was in production from 2006 to 2014 when it was discontinued.

DescriptionEdit

Zooming through the scenic mountain pass, you can think of no other vehicle you'd rather be in than your powerful Lotus Exige. With unrivaled handling and the ability to go from 0-100 mph in 11.5 seconds, your Lotus Exige is truly an example of pure driving bliss!

VersionsEdit

The Lotus Exige has come out in the following 1/56 scale versions:

Col # Year Series Color Tampo Base Color / Type Window Color Interior Color Wheel Type Toy # Country Notes Photo
MB12 2007 1-75: MBX Metal Pearl Mustard Yellow Detailed Headlights Black / Plastic Smoke Black M006f K7485 (USA) L0340 (ROW) Thailand Variation - Smooth or mesh air intakes

MB-12 Lotus Exige

MB12 2007 1-75: MBX Metal Antifreeze Green Detailed Headlights Black / Plastic Smoke Black M006f L5031 Thailand MB706 - 2007 1-75
N/A 2007 10-Pack Black Green Racing Stripes, Detailed Trim Black / Plastic Smoke Black M002f L2620 Thailand Lotus Exige2006blackandgreen
BB02 2008 Best of British Metalflake Violet Blue Detailed Headlights Black / Plastic Smoke Black M002f M3291 Thailand Best of British 06 Lotus Exige
MB15 2008 1-75: Sports Cars 7/17 Metalflake Medium Blue Headlight tampos Black / Plastic Smoke Black M006f M5290 (USA) M7357 (ROW) Thailand Lotus Exige - 6441df
N/A 2008 Superfast Metalflake Yellow Headlights, White and Grey twin racing stripes with black outlines Black / Plastic Smoke Black Image Not Available
MB17 2009 1-100: Sports Cars 3/13 Metalflake Dark Green Headlight tampos Black / Plastic Smoke Black Split10SpokeGold P2923 (USA) P6382 (ROW) Thailand 0917-LotusExige
N/A 2010 10-Pack: Showroom Models Pearl White Detailed trim Black / Plastic Smoke Black M002fWhite R0619 Thailand LotusExige2006pearlwhite
MB11 2010 1-100: Sports Cars 11/15 Orange Detailed Trim/Yellow Twin stripes Black / Plastic Clear Black DkGraySplit10Spoke R4962 (USA) R5049 (ROW) Thailand Base Code(s): C36 MB706 - 2010 1-75
MB10 2011 1-100: Sports Cars 10/13 Dark Blue Detailed Trim, Orange and White twin racing stripes, 7 Black / Plastic Smoke Black

Orange LippedM006f

T8917 Thailand Base Code(s): D25,D27 SportsCarsLotusExigedarkblue
MB45 2012 1-120: MBX Desert 5/10 Red Detailed Headlights, Black twin racing stripes Black / Plastic Smoke Black Matchbox Exige wheel IMAG0148-1 W4801 (USA)

W4921 (INT)

Thailand Base Code(s): E34 Matchbox Lotus Exige MB706 E34
N/A 2014 5-Pack:

MBX Exotics

Blue Detailed Headlights, Black / Plastic Smoke Black 5SpokeSuperfastSport BFN03 Thailand Base Code(s): H07 018H - 2014 5-Pack
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