The Lotus Elise is one of the most representative models of the British brand created in 1952 by Colin Chapman. This year the British firm is celebrating as the Lotus Elise marks 20 years since the release of the first generation model in 1995 . Currently the two-seater mid-engine is in its second generation, launched in 2001 and restyled in 2010.
The Lotus Elise 20th Anniversary will be in charge of celebrating two decades of life model. Under the rear hood rests a 1.8 petrol engine supercharged by compressor delivery 220 horses power at 6,800 rpm and 250 Nm of torque at 4,600 laps. His weighs only 914 kilos , 10 less than the Lotus Elise This model S. Eliser replace the Lotus Club Racer, which is lighter (896 kg).
first generation Lotus Elise
Thanks to its great power to weight ratio, the Lotus Elise 20th Anniversary achieves performance worthy of much more powerful cars. Complete 0-100 in 4.6 seconds and is capable of reaching 237 km / h. Best of all is that their average consumption is only 5.9 liters per 100
This special edition will be available in blue, green, yellow and silver colors, always in combination with some elements in black matte . These are the mirrors, rear diffuser, the windshield frame and the air intakes located behind the doors. The forged alloy wheels also wear black matte color present in detail the cockpit.
The starting price is 39,900 pounds 55,000 euros to change. Alternatively I could equip items like a hard-top, radio CD with USB or air conditioning.
Source – Lotus
From 38,370 euro
Article 20th Anniversary Lotus Elise, two decades of British sports was originally published in Current Motor.