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Lotus Elite S2

(1962 model)

Brief specs of 1962 Lotus Elite S2

2-door 2-seater, petrol (gasoline) 4-cylinder straight (inline) engine, 1216 cm3 / 74.2 cu in / 74.2 cu in, 62.0 kW / 83.1 hp / 83.1 hp @ 6400 rpm / 6400 rpm / 6400 rpm, rear wheel drive

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)LotusIssued from1962
ModelElite S2Issued until
SerieEliteNumber made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerLotusCountryUK

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors2
Bodywork typeNumber of seats2
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)
Passenger space (volume)3280 l / 115.83 cu ft / 115.83 cu ftMax. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length3670 mm / 144.5 in / 144.5 inTotal (curb) weight580 kg / 1279 lb / 1279 lb
Width1480 mm / 58.3 in / 58.3 inDry weight
Height1180 mm / 46.5 in / 46.5 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2240 mm / 88.2 in / 88.2 inGross (max.) weight
Track frontTowing weight
Track rearWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearance170 mm / 6.7 in / 6.7 inFuel capacity29 l / 6.4 UK gal / 7.7 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.64  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)0.4Frontal area (A)1.48 m2 / 16.0 sq ft / 16.0 sq ft (est.)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)0.59 m2 / 6.4 sq ft / 6.4 sq ft (est.)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)14.8 kW / 19.8 hp / 19.8 hp (est.)

Engine

Engine CodeTotal number of cylinders4
Engine Typestraight (inline) (Inline, 4 cylinder)Total number of valves
Engine ManufacturerValves per cylinder
Engine constructionBore
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio
Fuel supplyEngine displacement1216 cm3 / 74.2 cu in / 74.2 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity
Cam DesignCompression ratio
SumpwetMax. output power62.0 kW / 83.1 hp / 83.1 hp at 6400 rpm / 6400 rpm / 6400 rpm
AspirationMax. torque at
Compressor typeMaximum rpm
IntercoolerMax. net output (power at the wheels)24.8 kW / 33.3 hp / 33.3 hp (est.)
CoolantSpecific output51.0 kW/l / 1.121 bhp/cu in / 1.121 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converterSpecific torque

Transmission

Transmission typeNumber of gears
Wheel driverear wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio
  Final gear (drive) ratio

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio144.8 kW/ton / 109.7 bhp/ton / 109.7 bhp/ton
Acceleration 0-100 km/hFuel consumption, City (urban)
Acceleration 0-100 mph (160 km/h)Fuel 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 locationfrontEngine alignmentlongitudinal
SteeringSteering details
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle
Suspension frontSuspension rear
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres front5.20-13Tyres rear5.20-13
Brakes frontdiscBrakes reardisc
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsBraked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Lotus Elite S2

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