First info about the 2015 Lotus Elise S Cup
Just recently, we told you about the prototype of the Lotus Elis, which was tested at the Nurburgring. Currently, the auto manufacturer is ready to share some first information about the novelty.
The novelty is the Lotus Elis S Cup as the next model of the Elise lineup includes Elis, Elis S and Elis S Club Racer as well.
The novelty comes on sale by the end of this year for the price starting from 61,550 dollars.
The Elis S Cup is equipped with the special powertrain developed for the Elise lineup, which is the 1.8-liter four-cylinder supercharged engine, producing the output of 217 horsepower and the torque of 184 lb-ft.
The car is available with only rear-wheel-drive and the six-speed manual transmission. The front wheels are 16 inches while the rear ones are 17 inches. The tires are Yokohamas as standard.
Due to the small car’s weight of about 2,000 pounds, the car is able to accelerate from 0 mph to 60 mph just in 4.2 seconds. The maximum speed is 140 mph.
Unfortunately, the new Lotus Elis S Cup will be offered only on the European market.
The official debut of novelty will take place in Paris next month.
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