Lotus Elan M100 SE 1989-95
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Elan M100 SE specifications 1989-93
Engine: 1.6 litre 4XE1-T 1588cc (98 cu.in.) DOHC 16 Valve(hydraulic lifters) Water-cooled turbocharger with air-to-air intercooler

Engine position: front

Bore & stroke: 3.15 in x 3.11 in / 80.0 mm x 79.0 mm

Displacement: 1,588cc, 447.8cc per cylinder

Compression ratio: 8.5 to 1

Maximum speed: 137mph / 220 kph

Acceleration: 0-60mph 6.7 sec

Max power: 162hp@6,600rpm

Max torque: 148lb.@4,200rpm

Construction: GRP/steel backbone chassis ?with steel reinforced GRP panels

Fuel consumption: 26.2mpg urban, 42.2mpg @ 56mph, 31.8 mpg @ 75mph

Transmission: 5 speed manual ?front wheel drive, final drive ratio 3.833 to1

Brakes F: 10"/256mm diameter Ventilated Disc.
Brakes R: 9.3"/236mm diameter Solid Disc; Mechnical Parking Brake

Elan M100 S2 specifications 1989-93

As above but with catalytic converter - reduced power, increased acceleration time

Acceleration: 0-60mph 7.5 sec

Max power: 155bhp@6,600rpm

Suspension F: coil spring over shock that is mounted to the lower wishbone, driveshaft passing through an opening in the bottom of the shock assembly. Anti-roll baron lower wishbone.

Suspension R: wide based lower wishbone and upper lateral arm, concentric coil spring over shock absorber, solid anti-roll bar.

Steering: rack & pinion

Wheels: 6.5J x15in light alloy H2E 60

Wheelbase: 88.6in / 2,250mm

Track F/R: 58.5 in / 1,486mm

Overall length: 149.7in / 3,803mm

Overall width: 68.3in / 1,734mm

Overall height: 48.4in / 1,230mm

Ground clearance: 5.1in / 130mm

Tank capacity: 10.2 gal / 46 litres

Kerb weight: 2,249 lbs / 1,238 Kg

Production: 1989-92: 3,855,
Series 2 1994-95: 800