Lotus Elise S1 1996-2001
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Lotus Elise S1 1996-2001 specifications
Production: (all Elise models)
Approx. 30,000 built
Shah Alam, Malayasia and
Hethel, Norfolk UK
Engine:(Rover K Series): Transverse/mid, 4 cylinder inline, 16v DOHC, aluminium block & head, cast iron liners
Bore: 80mm
Stroke: 89.3mm
Displacement: 1,795cc
Compression ratio: 10.5 to one
Carburation: petrol, indirect injection
Max power: 118bhp at 5,500rpm
Max torque: 121.8lbs/ft at 3,000rpm
Max speed: 126mph
0-60mph: 5.9secs
O.F.C.: 39.4mpg (Imp.)
Transmission: RWD, 5-speed
Steering: rack and pinion, 32ft 8in turning circle
Suspension: independent, coil & double wishbone front and rear
Brakes: hydraulic PA, ventilated disc front, solid disks rear
Construction: GRP body on aluminium chassis
Wheels: 4 stud alloy F: 5.5J x 15in , R: 7J x 16in
Tyres: F: 185/55R 16V, R: 205/45 R16
Track F: 57.4in, R: 59.2in
Overall length: 149in
Overall width: 67in
Overall height: 45in
Ground clearance: 5.5in
Kerb weight: 14.86cwt
Fuel tank: 8 Imp gal