Lotus Elise 1.8 Sport 220 2dr Review

Category: Sports car

Section: Version review

Fuel type:
petrol
Gearbox:
manual
Doors:
2 doors
Available colours:
Lotus Elise
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RRP£41,245
Review

A proper sports car, full of sensation. The Lotus Elise demands dedication for day-to-day use, but it’s worth the effort

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Trim: Sport

This car is about excitement rather than comfort, so whichever version you buy, you'll get a similarly miserly amount of kit, which includes alloy wheels, central locking, a leather steering wheel and a CD player. There's a variety of option packs to fill the gaps, but you'll still pay more on top if you want to add air-conditioning.,

Engine: 1.8

The more powerful 1.8 engine can propel the Elise from 0 to 62mph in just 4.2 seconds, and on to a blustery top speed of 145mph. It's tremendous fun and has more than enough urge for speedy and safe overtaking.


Key information

Doors2
Seats2
0-62 MPH4.2 seconds
Fuel TypePetrol
GearboxMANUAL
MPGOfficial overall fuel economy figure

36.7

Boot CapacityHow much space is there?

N/A

EmissionsOfficial emissions rating

174

g/km

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