The facelifted Lotus Elise UK pricing

Posted on Friday, 12 March 2010 , 19:03:23 byEmil

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The facelifted Lotus Elise UK pricing

Lotus Cars – the British sports vehicle maker announced just now the facelift price of Lotus Elise for its local market. When the brand new unit is going in the upcoming month on sale, it will have a price beginning at 26,550 GBP going up even to 34,500 GBP for SC - top of the range car.

The Elise revealed officially 1 month ago, it adopts the beautiful family design debuted by Evora (its sibling). It has a new bumper at the front, incorporating bigger intakes of air. It feature an all-new headlight design, with daytime LED running lights (that's a premiere for Elise).

The facelift of Lotus Elise runs with either 1.8-liter engine or 1.6-liter engine having a supercharger. The strongest (expensive too) variant of the sportscar is SC the supercharged variant that makes 217 horsepower.

The Lotus Elise entry-level facelift produces 134 horsepower, 118 lbs-ft torque, sprinting from 0 to 60 in only 6.7 seconds. The auto has a maximum speed of 124 mph (200 km/h).

The 1.6-liter 134 hp engine, an unique displacement, never seen before on Elise, is emitting 155 grams CO2/km, 13 % reduction if you compared to the old unit. The 1.8-liter makes now 196 grams CO2/km.

All Elise cars get a close-ratio 6-speed gearbox. The facelifted variant of the Elise has alloy rims, all-new. The facelifted Lotus Elise features an aluminum, lightweight steel chassis plus a completely independent suspension system.