1993 Lotus Esprit S4


1993 Lotus Esprit S4

Seventeen year’s after the first Esprit sold, Lotus release the Series Four car. For the first time the the Esprit, power assistance was applied to the steering.

1993 Lotus Esprit S4

 

In Detail

submitted by Richard Owen
engine 910S Inline-4
position Midship
aspiration Water-cooled Garrett T3 Turbochargers
valvetrain 4 Valves per Cyl
displacement 2174 cc / 132.7 in³
bore 95.3 mm / 3.75 in
stroke 72.4 mm / 2.85 in
power 196.9 kw / 264 bhp @ 6500 rpm
specific output 121.44 bhp per litre
torque 353.87 nm / 261.0 ft lbs @ 3900 rpm
driven wheels RWD
front tires 215/40ZR 17
rear tires 245/45 ZR 17
front brakes Vented Discs w/ABS & Power Assist
f brake size mm / in
rear brakes Solid Discs w/ABS & Power Assist
r brake size mm / in
front wheels F 43.2 x 12.7 cm / 17.0 x 5.0 in
rear wheels R 43.2 x 21.6 cm / 17.0 x 8.5 in
f suspension Wishbones w/Coil Springs, Telescopic Damper, Anti-Roll Bar
r suspension Transverse Links w/Radius Arms, Coil Springs, Telescopic Dampers
wheelbase 2438 mm / 96.0 in
length 4369 mm / 172.0 in
width 1867 mm / 73.5 in
height 1151 mm / 45.3 in
transmission 5-Speed Manual
gear ratios :1
top speed ~265.5 kph / 165.0 mph
0 – 60 mph ~5.0 seconds
0 – 100 mph ~12.3 seconds