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2011 Lotus Elise

Lotus Elise (S3)

2011 Lotus Elise

The Lotus Elise revolutionized the sports car market 14 years ago when the small, lightweight and agile 2-seat mid-engine sports car was introduced. By ensuring that the Elise stuck rigidly to Lotus’ core values of performance through light weight, the Elise was able to produce supercar performance with city car economy and for the 2011 model year, Lotus has introduced a number of changes and improvements to maintain the class leading position of the Elise.

The 2011 Elise range for the US and Canadian markets will consist of the following versions:
*Lotus Elise – 1.8 liter, 4-cylinder engine with 189 hp and 133 ft.-lbs. of torque
*Lotus Elise SC – 1.8 liter supercharged 4-cylinder engine with 218 hp and 156 ft.-lbs. of torque

Key updates and improvements across the 2011 Lotus Elise line:
*New evolution body design incorporating new front clamshell, rear bumper and engine cover
*New all-in-one integrated headlights incorporating LED daylight running lights and LED direction indicators
*Improved aerodynamics with a four percent reduction in Coefficient of Drag (Cd), resulting in better fuel economy
*New standard cast and available forged wheels

Related: Lotus Race Car List / Lotus Current Lineup / All Lotus Models / Lotus News

In Detail

type Series Production Car
released at 2010 Geneva Motor Show
built at England