Lotus Elise Sport and Sport 220 2016: now with less weight… and upholstery in tartan!

Lotus introduces a slight facelift in the range of Lotus Elise for, under the last name Sport, to replace the Lotus Elise and Elise S current. In this way, the Lotus Elise Sport and the Lotus Elise Sport 220, we are left with improvements to their weight and new aesthetic options in your car.

Lotus maintains the mechanical source Toyota unaltered with 136 and 220 horsepower, respectively.

This change of name, this face wash, leaves us with a weight of 10 kg less thanks to the adoption of the sport seats as part of the endowment of series and a few new tires (16 inch front, 17-inch on the rear axle), a reduction of weight in the case of the Lotus Elise Sport leaves us with a total weight of 866 kg while in the Elise Sport 220 the weight happens to be 914 kg.

The sports seats may look now a combination quite eye-catching, finish classic tartan that also extends to the both plain trim of the doors. In addition to the rear diffuser black finish is now part of the endowment of series.

Mechanically there are no changes in their thrusters. The Sport has the engine 1.6-liter and 136 horses, with a maximum torque of 160 Nm while the Sport 220 has a block of 1.8 liters with a power of 220 horses extracted thanks to the presence of a compressor, with a torque of 250 Nm.

Prestacionalmente the Lotus Elise Sport is able to dial a 0 to 100 km/h in 6.5 seconds with a top speed of 204 km/h, registering an average consumption of 6.3 l/100 km, The Sport 220 for its part marks a 0 to 100 km/h in 4.6 seconds with a top speed of 234 km/h and an average consumption of 7.5 l/100 km

In the absence of knowing the amount for Spain, we find ourselves with a starting price of 39.900 euros for the Sport and 48,700 for the Sport to 220 in the Uk.