Lotus Elise Sports Racer


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Harking back to some key Lotus sports and GT racer colour schemes (used on some versions of the Lotus Elite, Type 23, and Lotus Elan) from the 1950s and 1960s, Lotus introduces the limited edition Lotus Elise Sports Racer. Based on the very successful Lotus Elise 111R, the Elise Sports Racer was built in limited numbers with a total production run, of 199 units worldwide with each one given an individually numbered build plate. Featuring the Toyota 2ZZ-GE engine, producing 189bhp.

Engine: Mid mounted, transverse, 4 cylinders inline, 1796cc, 2ZZ-GE engine. Metal Matrix Composite (MMC) & aluminium lightweight and compact construction, water cooled, naturally aspirated with double overhead camshafts exploiting a Variable Valve Timing & Lift-Intelligent (VVTL-i) system, rocker arms with low friction followers, 4 valves per cylinder, multi-point sequential fuel injection and electronic ignition

Transmission: 6-speed manual close ratio gearbox

Maximum output: 189bhp (141kW) @ 7800rpm

Maximum torque: 133lb/ft (181Nm) @ 6800rpm

Maximum speed: 147mph (237km/h)

0 – 62mph (100km/h): 5.2 s

0 – 100mph (160km/h): 13.2 s

Dry weight: 860Kg