2014 Lotus Elise is a two-seater with rear-wheel drive mid-engined roadster conceived in early 1994 .The car has completed a fiberglass body on his hands bound aluminum chassis that provides a rigid platform for the suspension , while the production cost and weight to a minimum. The roadster is capable of up to 240 km / h . The Elise was after Elisa , the granddaughter of Romano Artioli , president of the Lotus and Bugatti car quickly launch.A issue was 111S , named type named after the Lotus – Number Elise M111 , was introduced in early 1999 and had a K-Series Rover VVC engine with a modified head and VVT technology , producing a declared 143 bhp more than the 1.8 liter Rover K – series standard 118 HP four online – the unit along with a closer gear ratio and low last wish . There were also more padding on the seats .
2014 Lotus Elise
The 111S had headlamp covers , rear spoiler , drilled rotors , aluminum windows and a wheel with six spokes design.In 2000 Lotus introduced the Exige – hardtop version of the Elise with 177 hp and the 340R different front and rear clams , larger wheels and a rear spoiler . About the production model in 2000 – Many models have to 190 hp with better driveability due to changes in the Series 1 timing.The cam could not be established in ECU to be upgraded due to the new European regulations around crash sustainability , as Lotus requires a development partner to meet the investment. General Motors offered in partnership financing / project , in exchange for a GM- badged version of the car its European brands Opel and Vauxhall.Announced 9 October 2000 , the Series 2 Elise was a redesigned Series 1 using a slightly modified chassis 1 series with the new version of the regulations and the same K- series engine with a new Lotus -developed ECU match .2014 Lotus Elise the body design has paid tribute to the old concept M250 , and was the first Lotus to be designed by computer . Both the Series 2 Elise and Opel Speedster / Vauxhall VX220 were built on the same production line , in a new facility at Hethel . Both cars shared many parts, including the chassis , even if they have drive trains and drive units. Equipped with 17 – inch front wheel 16 inch Elise stopped version of Vauxhall / Opel production at the end of 2005.
2014 Lotus Elise S
The Series 2 is also a model 111S , electric VVC engine with 160 hp . 111S models in 2005, with the Toyota engine set , which introduce especially the plans to Lotus Elise in the U.S. market , you had the engine emissions regulations in the United States , which was not the case for the K – series motor MG Rover did not sell cars in the United States to fulfill.Two more focused on the track , the 135R and 190 Sport models with 135 PS and 192 hp respectively. They also came with associated handling upgrades such as Lotus Sport Suspension and wider wheels with Yokohama Advan A048 . The Series 2 model is recognized as the best version of the Elise to date , with a large number of advantages. Show many tests 0-60 mph in about 4.9 seconds and 4.7 seconds with the Sport Package . Programmed the engine management computer unit.the Lotus Elise 2005 Lotus was the first to be commercially sold in the United States in the summer of 2004.
2014 Lotus Elise Price
The approval of the Elise, but necessary intervention by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration , which offers a three -year exemption for the car because it had failed to bumper and headlight American regulations . All Lotus Elise cars after 1 Were made in January 2007 are new headlamps and 2.5 h bumpers, even if it was hidden in the model regions front.This followed by model and year Elise 111R Sports Racer 2006. 2014 Lotus Elise lotus has a limited edition version of the Lotus Elise as well , called the Lotus Sport models also Elise. Model 2006 LED taillights, sport drive by wire , improved fuel efficiency and easier ProBax seats.For Lotus 2007 model year , there were some minor modifications . Lotus sticker in the rear of the vehicle that was previously flat stickers , was changed in raised letters .2014 Lotus Elise in addition, to comply with U.S. Federal bumper ordered restrictions , the structure is slightly modified front and rear bumperettes were added next to the mounting plate. Also, the Elise S was released in 2007 and renamed successor R.