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Lotus Elise 111S

(2002 model)

Brief specs of 2002 Lotus Elise 111S

2-door 2-seater drophead coupé (convertible coupé), petrol (gasoline) 4-cylinder 16-valve straight (inline) engine, DOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam), 1796 cm3 / 109.6 cu in / 109.6 cu in, 116.3 kW / 156.0 hp / 156.0 hp @ 7000 rpm / 7000 rpm / 7000 rpm, 175.0 N·m / 129.1 lb·ft / 129.1 lb·ft @ 3500 rpm / 3500 rpm / 3500 rpm, manual 5-speed transmission, rear wheel drive, 212 km/h / 132 mph / 132 mph top speed, consumption 6.9 l/100km / 40.9 mpg-UK / 34.1 mpg-US

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)LotusIssued from2002
ModelElise 111SIssued until
SerieEliseNumber made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerLotusCountryUK

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors2
Bodywork typedrophead coupé (convertible coupé)Number of seats2
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)
Passenger space (volume)Max. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length3785 mm / 149.0 in / 149.0 inTotal (curb) weight806 kg / 1777 lb / 1777 lb
Width1719 mm / 67.7 in / 67.7 inDry weight
Height1143 mm / 45.0 in / 45.0 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2300 mm / 90.6 in / 90.6 inGross (max.) weight
Track front1457 mm / 57.4 in / 57.4 inTowing weight
Track rear1503 mm / 59.2 in / 59.2 inWeight distribution (front)39.0 % / 39.0 % / 39.0 %
Ground clearanceFuel capacity38 l / 8.4 UK gal / 10.0 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.65  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)Frontal area (A)1.67 m2 / 18.0 sq ft / 18.0 sq ft (est.)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)

Engine

Engine CodeKTotal number of cylinders4
Engine Typestraight (inline) Total number of valves16
Engine ManufacturerRoverValves per cylinder4
Engine constructionBore80.0 mm / 3.15 in / 3.15 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke89.3 mm / 3.52 in / 3.52 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio0.9
Fuel supplyEFiEngine displacement1796 cm3 / 109.6 cu in / 109.6 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity449.00 cm3/cylinder / 27.400 cu in/cylinder / 27.400 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignDOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam)Compression ratio
SumpMax. output power116.3 kW / 156.0 hp / 156.0 hp at 7000 rpm / 7000 rpm / 7000 rpm
AspirationnaturalMax. torque175.0 N·m / 129.1 lb·ft / 129.1 lb·ft at 3500 rpm / 3500 rpm / 3500 rpm
Compressor typeN/AMaximum rpm
IntercoolernoMax. net output (power at the wheels)63.1 kW / 84.7 hp / 84.7 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output64.8 kW/l / 1.423 bhp/cu in / 1.423 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converteryesSpecific torque97.4 N·m/l / 0.85 lb·ft/cu in / 0.85 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typemanualNumber of gears5
Wheel driverear wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio0.85
  Final gear (drive) ratio3.94

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed212 km/h / 132 mph / 132 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio193.6 kW/ton / 146.6 bhp/ton / 146.6 bhp/ton
Acceleration 0-100 km/h5.10 s / 5.10 s / 5.10 sFuel consumption, City (urban)9.4 l/100km / 30.1 mpg-UK / 25.0 mpg-US
Acceleration 0-100 mph (160 km/h)14.00 s / 14.00 s / 14.00 sFuel consumption, Road (extra-urban)5.5 l/100km / 51.4 mpg-UK / 42.8 mpg-US
Acceleration 80-120 km/h (50-70 mph) in topFuel consumption, Mixed (combined)6.9 l/100km / 40.9 mpg-UK / 34.1 mpg-US
Standing ¼mile time Fuel consumption, Euro
Standing kilometer time CO2 emissions161 g/km / 260 g/mi / 260 g/mi (est.)
  Range551 km / 342 mi / 342 mi

Chassis

Engine locationmiddleEngine alignmenttransverse
SteeringSteering details
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle
Suspension frontSuspension rear
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres frontTyres rear
Brakes frontBrakes rear
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsBraked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Lotus Elise 111S

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