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 byRichard Owen
engine910S Inline-4
positionMidship
aspirationWater-cooled Garrett T3 Turbochargers
valvetrain4 Valves per Cyl
displacement2174 cc / 132.7 in³
bore95.3 mm / 3.75 in
stroke72.4 mm / 2.85 in
power196.9 kw / 264 bhp @ 6500 rpm
specific output121.44 bhp per litre
torque353.87 nm / 261.0 ft lbs @ 3900 rpm
driven wheelsRWD
front tires215/40ZR 17
rear tires245/45 ZR 17
front brakesVented Discs w/ABS & Power Assist
f brake sizemm / in
rear brakesSolid Discs w/ABS & Power Assist
r brake sizemm / in
front wheelsF 43.2 x 12.7 cm / 17.0 x 5.0 in
rear wheelsR 43.2 x 21.6 cm / 17.0 x 8.5 in
f suspensionWishbones w/Coil Springs, Telescopic Damper, Anti-Roll Bar
r suspensionTransverse Links w/Radius Arms, Coil Springs, Telescopic Dampers
wheelbase2438 mm / 96.0 in
length4369 mm / 172.0 in
width1867 mm / 73.5 in
height1151 mm / 45.3 in
transmission5-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