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Lotus Exige with a Turbo TFSI Inline-Four

Lotus Exige With A Golf Mk5 GTI Engine

McChip-DKR is a tuning company in Germany. They recently had this Lotus Exige on their dyno to test some upgrades. The car was built by Komo-Tec with a 2.0 L TFSI inline-four from a Volkswagen Golf Mk5. They increased the engine’s output to 404 horsepower and 465 Nm (342 lb-ft) of torque thanks to a K04 turbocharger.

Lotus Exige With A Golf Mk5 GTI Engine

Lotus Exige With A Golf Mk5 GTI Engine

Lotus Exige With A Golf Mk5 GTI Engine

Source: McChip-DKR Facebook gallery via AutoEvolution

1 thought on “Lotus Exige with a Turbo TFSI Inline-Four”

  1. I have obviously never driven a Lotus, because I had never thought about an engine swap… What I had read I always assumed they were just about as good as it got. I guess I was wrong…

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