The Cabriolet version of the Elan model has a 1588 cc (96.9 ci) 16 valve Straight 4 Naturally Aspirated Petrol engine.
This particular Lotus Elan SE has a 5 speed / Manual gearbox with the power being delivered through it's FWD system.
The Elan's 1588 cc (96.9 ci) engine reaches its peak power of 165 bhp (123 kW) @ 6600 rpm.
The Lotus Elan produces torque measuring 148 lb-ft (200.6 Nm) @ 4200 rpm.
The Elan weighs around 1022 kg (2253 lb). Power to weight can be calculated at 161.4 bhp per metric ton or alternatively as 144.8 lb-ft of torque per ton.
The Lotus Elan SE -  has a top speed of 137 mph (220.4 kph)
This Elan accelerates 0-60mph (96.6 kph) in 6.7 seconds or 0-100kph in 6.9s and can achieve an estimated 1/4 mile drag time in 14.35 seconds with a trap speed of 92.2 mph.