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My Elise

Lotus Elise (S2)


Trim:S2 Sports Tourer *
Year:2002

Exterior:Gunmetal Grey

Interior:Light Grey Leather & Alacantra
Roof:Colour Coded Hard Top + Stow away black folding canvas soft top

Engine

Engine:Lotus Tuned K Series 1.8
Type:Inline Four Cylinder 16 Valve DOHC
Layout:Transverse Mid Engine
Fuel:95RON Unleaded Petrol
Tank Capacity:36 litres approx.
CO2 Emissions:177gr/km
Max Power:122bhp @ 5600rpm
Max Torque:168Nm @ 4500rpm

Performance

0-60mph:5.6 seconds

0-100mph:17.2 seconds
Max Speed:126mph (202km/h)

Steering & Transmission

Steering:Rack And Pinion Non-Power Assisted
Turning:2:8 Turns Lock to Lock
Gearbox:Manual 5 Speed Close Ratio Honda PG1
Drive Axel:Rear Wheel Drive

Wheels & Tyres

Wheels:Lotus Rimstock 6-spoke Light Alloy 16” Front & 17”
Tyres:NOW: Yokohama AD07 LTS
PREVIOUSLY: Bridgestone Potenza 175/55R16 & 225/45R17
Brake Calipers:Lotus AP Racing Calipers Front & Brembo Calipers Rear
Brake Disks:NOW: EliseParts Ali Bell Brake Discs
PREVIOUSLY: 282mm standard Ventilated Cross Drilled Brake Discs

Suspension

Arrangement:Double Wishbone
Type:Coil Springs over Gas Pressurised Bilstein Dampers

Dimensions & Weight

Length:3785mm
Width:1719mm
Height:1117mm
Wheel Base:2300mm
Weight:Various figures exist including: Dry Weight 747kg, Kerb Weight 756kg
Weight Distribution:38% front, 62% rear

N.B. As an interesting comparison, one of the lightest cars on the European market is the Smart ForTwo with a kerb weight of 730kg.

Upgrades

Larini Sports Exhaust
EliseParts Gear Linkage
EliseParts Stainless Steel Braided Brake Hoses
Pagid RS4-2 Brake Pads
EliseParts Ali Bell Brake Disks

Uprated Brake Fluid
111R Bilstein Suspension Refresh
Geometry Refresh

* Sports Tourer option pack included:
Alarm System (Cat 1)
Cross-Drilled Brake Disks
Black Painted Brake Callipers
Front Mudflaps
Leather Sports Seats and Trim
Lumbar Support
Metallic Paint
Sill Paint Protection
Carpets
4 Speaker CD Audio System
Aluminium Gear Knob, Handbrake Sleeve, Heater Knobs and Window Winders
Passenger Footrest