The Lotus Elise S


The Elise Sport is a lightweight convertible sports car that is not only agile but has remarkably low C02 emissions of just 149g/km*

How many compact sportscars can blast from 0-60mph in just 4.2 seconds (0-100kph in 6.5secs)? The super-light Elise Sport can at just 2037lbs (924kgs). It is the timelessly stylish, lightweight composite body, attached to an equally light aluminium alloy chassis-tub that forms the basis for several other Lotus models. That’s what does it. Yet, it is strong, which allows its suspension to work impressively, resisting body roll but remaining taut enough for the ultimate sportscar thrills, while retaining damping compliance that affords the Elise Sport an astonishingly good ride quality. It is Lotus’ years of experience and irrepressible talent that allow a car like Elise Sport to be created.

  • Fuel-injected
  • 1.6-litre engine develops 134hp (136PS)
  • Delivers meaty 118lbs ft (160Nm) of torque
  • Mid-engine provides balance
  • Aero-optimised
  • Light and agile
  • Open differential
  • Exhilarating acceleration



Max power

134 hp at 6800 rpm (136 PS) (100kW)

Max torque

118 lbft at 4400 rpm (160 Nm)

0-60 mph

6.0 seconds

0-100 km/h

6.5 seconds

Max speed

127 mph (204 km/h)

FUEL CONSUMPTION (mpg* [l/100 km])


34.0 (8.3)

Extra Urban

56.5 (5.0)


44.8 (6.3)

CO2 emissions

149 g/km

* Performance results may vary depending upon the specification of the particular vehicle, environmental conditions, driving style and other factors. MPG figures are obtained from laboratory testing and intended for comparisons between vehicles and may not reflect real driving results. Published MPG figures and performance results are intended for comparisons between vehicles only. Verification of performance results should not be attempted on public roads . Lotus recommends that all local speed and safety laws must be obeyed and safety belts worn at all times.


All alloy, 1.6 litre DOHC 4 cylinder, dual VVT-i and Valvematic, 16-valve


Mid-mounted, transverse, rear wheel drive


Multi-point sequential fuel injection and direct ignition system


Lotus Electronic Throttle Control system



6 speed manual with sports ratios


Constant mesh helical gears and open differential


BOSCH Electronic Differential Lock (EDL)




3824 mm

Width excluding mirrors

1719 mm


1117 mm


2300 mm

Unladen vehicle mass

866 kg

Fuel tank capacity

40 litres