Sunday, June 23, 2024

Lotus Elise 2010

Lotus Elise is a convertible sporty two-seater measuring 3.80 metres long. It now presents a redesigned image and C02 emissions that make the most ecological model of the British firm. Lotus Elise Se is a model of two squares which was released in 1996 after two years of intense development and which marked the Renaissance of British sports brand. His name is a tribute to Elisa, the granddaughter of Romano Artioli brand President.

Chassis: a piece of British Engineering
The chassis of the Lotus Elise is built by the company Hydro Aluminium and is entirely made of extruded aluminium profiles, welded with resin epoxy and riveting, in a way, which is built an extremely rigid and lightweight structure with a weight of 68 kg. Clinching system to lighten the weight of the structure facing the classic system of welding, because strings can significantly increase the weight.

The suspension parts are also aluminum and the brake discs are made of a composite of aluminum called “metal Matrixa”. The weight of the alloy wheels which, among all, weigh just 29.26 kg is also significant. The weight of the whole is only 876 kilograms.

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More aerodynamic design
The Lotus Elise body has been redesigned, improving the aerodynamic in a four per cent penetration coefficient, which means that this value is now 0, 32 x, improving fuel consumption.

At the front, new headlamps, similar to the of the Lotus Évora, which extends through the muscular flaps are adopted. Front optical groups have LED for daytime lighting DRL function integrated in the headlights and turn signals, also operate by means of light emitting diodes.

In behind, has introduced a new diffuser that stresses the role of the same, maintaining the classical design of two double pairs of round pilots, in the style of Ferrari models. Also, the body has many gills for breathing and air intakes, especially in the front bumper, of large size, to dispense a generous flow of air to the brake system.

Since the engine is located in central position, the gills on the bonnet of the same allow extracting hot air generated by the mechanical.

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Spartan Interior
The cockpit of the Lotus Elise is Spartan and simple. Available only with two seats, the seats are positioned very low, steering wheel is small Hoop, address not available assistance and there are virtually no elements of comfort such as power window or a canopy of electric drive system. The only system that can be mounted optionally is a speed control cruise, all with the sole purpose of being as lightweight as possible (this device is operated from this button).

Rear engine: three versions, a very ecological. The motor is placed at the rear, in transverse arrangement, which allows a distribution of weights in a 40/60 ratio.

Lotus Elise S is offered with three propellers, all of them powered by gasoline (here are the technical specifications for all three versions available). The most basic version corresponds to a parent engine Toyota of 1.6 liters of displacement yielding 136 horsepower at 6,400 revolutions per minute.

It is equipped with variable valve timing of valve Dual VVT-i. They get some acceleration from zero to 100 km/h in just 6.7 seconds, with a maximum speed of 200 km/h and 6.1 liters per hundred kilometers of combined cycle consumption and 155 g / km CO2 emissions, remains the model with lowest emissions ever built by Lotus.

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Lotus Elise S is available, series, associated with a gearbox, manual, six-speed. The second option is the Lotus Elise R riding known engine of 1.8 liters and 192 horsepower, making the zero to 100 km/h in 5.4 seconds. Lotus Announces, for this version, emissions of 196 grams of CO2 per kilometer.

The bumper range, the Lotus Elise SC version features the same previous mechanics but boosted up to 220 HP, thanks a turbocharger that manages to reach the 100 km/h from standing in nothing less than 4.6 seconds and emit only 199 grams of CO2 per kilometre travel.