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Lotus Elise S

(2006 model)

Brief specs of 2006 Lotus Elise S

2-door 2-seater drophead coupé (convertible coupé), petrol (gasoline) 4-cylinder 16-valve straight (inline) engine, DOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam), 1794 cm3 / 109.5 cu in / 109.5 cu in, 99.9 kW / 134.0 hp / 134.0 hp @ 6200 rpm / 6200 rpm / 6200 rpm, 172.0 N·m / 126.9 lb·ft / 126.9 lb·ft @ 4200 rpm / 4200 rpm / 4200 rpm, manual 5-speed transmission, rear wheel drive, 205 km/h / 127 mph / 127 mph top speed, consumption 8.3 l/100km / 34.0 mpg-UK / 28.3 mpg-US

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)LotusIssued from2006
ModelElise SIssued 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) weight860 kg / 1896 lb / 1896 lb
Width1719 mm / 67.7 in / 67.7 inDry weight
Height1117 mm / 44.0 in / 44.0 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2300 mm / 90.6 in / 90.6 inGross (max.) weight
Track front1457 mm / 57.4 in / 57.4 inTowing weight
Track rear1507 mm / 59.3 in / 59.3 inWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearance130 mm / 5.1 in / 5.1 inFuel capacity44 l / 9.6 UK gal / 11.5 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.65  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)Frontal area (A)1.63 m2 / 17.6 sq ft / 17.6 sq ft (est.)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)

Engine

Engine Code1ZZTotal number of cylinders4
Engine Typestraight (inline) Total number of valves16
Engine ManufacturerToyotaValves per cylinder4
Engine constructionBore79.0 mm / 3.11 in / 3.11 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke91.5 mm / 3.60 in / 3.60 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio0.86
Fuel supplySMPFiEngine displacement1794 cm3 / 109.5 cu in / 109.5 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity448.50 cm3/cylinder / 27.369 cu in/cylinder / 27.369 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignDOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam)Compression ratio
SumpwetMax. output power99.9 kW / 134.0 hp / 134.0 hp at 6200 rpm / 6200 rpm / 6200 rpm
AspirationnaturalMax. torque172.0 N·m / 126.9 lb·ft / 126.9 lb·ft at 4200 rpm / 4200 rpm / 4200 rpm
Compressor typeN/AMaximum rpm
IntercoolernoMax. net output (power at the wheels)55.6 kW / 74.6 hp / 74.6 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output55.7 kW/l / 1.224 bhp/cu in / 1.224 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converteryesSpecific torque95.9 N·m/l / 0.84 lb·ft/cu in / 0.84 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typemanualNumber of gears5
Wheel driverear wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio0.82
  Final gear (drive) ratio4.31

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed205 km/h / 127 mph / 127 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)5.80 s / 5.80 s / 5.80 sPower-to-weight ratio155.8 kW/ton / 118.1 bhp/ton / 118.1 bhp/ton
Acceleration 0-100 km/h6.10 s / 6.10 s / 6.10 sFuel consumption, City (urban)11.3 l/100km / 25.0 mpg-UK / 20.8 mpg-US
Acceleration 0-100 mph (160 km/h)17.40 s / 17.40 s / 17.40 sFuel consumption, Road (extra-urban)6.5 l/100km / 43.5 mpg-UK / 36.2 mpg-US
Acceleration 80-120 km/h (50-70 mph) in topFuel consumption, Mixed (combined)8.3 l/100km / 34.0 mpg-UK / 28.3 mpg-US
Standing ¼mile time Fuel consumption, Euro
Standing kilometer time CO2 emissions196 g/km / 315 g/mi / 315 g/mi
  Range524 km / 326 mi / 326 mi

Chassis

Engine locationmiddleEngine alignmenttransverse
Steeringrack & pinionSteering details
Turns lock-to-lock2.8Turning circle
Suspension frontIndependent, Wishbone (A-arm, control arm), Coil springs, Anti-roll (anti-sway) bar (ARB)Suspension rearIndependent, Wishbone (A-arm, control arm), Coil springs, Anti-roll (anti-sway) bar (ARB)
Wheels front5.5 x 16Wheels rear7.5 x 17
Tyres front175/50 R 16Tyres rear225/45 R 17
Brakes frontventilated discBrakes rearventilated disc
Brake diameter front282 mm / 11.1 in / 11.1 inBrake diameter rear282 mm / 11.1 in / 11.1 in
Brakes detailsservo-assisted, ABS (anti-lock braking system)Braked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Lotus Elise S

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