2011 Lotus Elise gets a new face

February 17, 2010 at 6:32 pm

The Lotus Elise has always been known as a fast and fun car, and for the new year the Norfolk company has updated it with a more tender appearance and new engine to make even more desirable. 2011 Elise gets a proper facelift which makes it like the twin brother of the higher grade Evora. This new body is also more aerodynamic efficient and lighter. The chassis too is lighter so the whole car is fairly feather light at 876 kg. So the 134 hp and 160 nm of torque provided by a 1.6 liter Valvematic Toyota engine seems to be enough to put a big small on your face every time you drive this car. It is also very [...]

Lotus Elise Club Racer

September 4, 2009 at 6:48 pm

Making its debut at the I.A.A. in Frankfurt 2009, the Special Edition Lotus Elise Club Racer introduces new and exclusive color schemes, bespoke interior and lightweight components all in a world class, high performance and low emission sportscar. 179 g/km CO2 0-60 mph in 5.7 seconds 0-100 km/h in 6.1 seconds Combined cycle fuel consumption: 37.2 mpg or 7.6l/100km The firm and supportive Elise seats are clad with lightweight microfibre comfort pads perfectly positioned to give the right amount of support with the minimal amount of weight, but still keeping the body colored seat shell partly exposed. The exterior body color theme is carried over to the transmission tunnel and combined with silver and black paint highlights, bisecting the cockpit [...]