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Lotus Elise SC

(2007 model)

Brief specs of 2007 Lotus Elise SC

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, 161.8 kW / 217.0 hp / 217.0 hp, manual 6-speed transmission, rear wheel drive, 240 km/h / 149 mph / 149 mph top speed

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)LotusIssued from2007
ModelElise SCIssued 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) weight903 kg / 1991 lb / 1991 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 frontTowing weight
Track rearWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearanceFuel 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 Code2ZZ-GETotal number of cylinders4
Engine Typestraight (inline) Total number of valves16
Engine ManufacturerToyotaValves per cylinder4
Engine constructionBore82.0 mm / 3.23 in / 3.23 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke85.0 mm / 3.35 in / 3.35 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio0.96
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 power161.8 kW / 217.0 hp / 217.0 hp at
AspirationsuperchargedMax. torque at
Compressor type1 Magnuson/Eaton M45 superchargerMaximum rpm
IntercoolernoMax. net output (power at the wheels)78.6 kW / 105.5 hp / 105.5 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output90.1 kW/l / 1.980 bhp/cu in / 1.980 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converterSpecific torque

Transmission

Transmission typemanualNumber of gears6
Wheel driverear wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio
  Final gear (drive) ratio

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed240 km/h / 149 mph / 149 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)4.40 s / 4.40 s / 4.40 sPower-to-weight ratio240.3 kW/ton / 182.1 bhp/ton / 182.1 bhp/ton
Acceleration 0-100 km/h4.60 s / 4.60 s / 4.60 sFuel consumption, City (urban)
Acceleration 0-100 mph (160 km/h)10.70 s / 10.70 s / 10.70 sFuel consumption, Road (extra-urban)
Acceleration 80-120 km/h (50-70 mph) in topFuel consumption, Mixed (combined)
Standing ¼mile time Fuel consumption, Euro
Standing kilometer time CO2 emissions
  Range

Chassis

Engine locationmiddleEngine alignmenttransverse
Steeringrack & pinionSteering details
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle
Suspension frontSuspension rear
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres frontYokohama AD07 LTS 225/45 R 17Tyres rearYokohama AD07 LTS 225/45 R 17
Brakes frontBrakes rear
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsBraked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Lotus Elise SC

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