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Figures & Specs: Lotus Elise S1 - [1996]

Lotus Elise Engine & Transmission | Figures & Specs.

Lotus Elise Engine:

The Cabriolet version of the Elise model has a 1796 cc (109.5 ci) 16 valve Straight 4 Naturally Aspirated Petrol engine.

Lotus Elise Transmission:

This particular Lotus Elise S1 has a 5 speed / Manual gearbox with the power being delivered through it's RWD system.

Lotus Elise Power & Torque | Figures & Specs.

Lotus Elise Power:

The Elise's 1796 cc (109.5 ci) engine reaches its peak power of 118 bhp (87 kW) @ 5500 rpm.

Lotus Elise Torque:

The Lotus Elise produces torque measuring 122 lb-ft (165.4 Nm) @ 3000 rpm.

Lotus Elise Power to Weight:

The Elise weighs around 731 kg (1611 lb). Power to weight can be calculated at 161.4 bhp per metric ton or alternatively as 166.8 lb-ft of torque per ton.

Lotus Elise Top Speed & Acceleration Performance | Figures & Specs.

Lotus Elise Top Speed:

The Lotus Elise S1 - [1996] has a top speed of 126 mph (202.7 kph)

Lotus Elise Acceleration:

This Elise accelerates 0-60mph (96.6 kph) in 5.8 seconds or 0-100kph in 6.0s and can achieve an estimated 1/4 mile drag time in 14.49 seconds with a trap speed of 89.7 mph.

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Lotus Elise S1 - [1996]

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Figures & Specs Summary:

  • Year: 1996 | Type: Cabriolet
  • Engine: 1796 cc (109.5 ci) 16 Valve
  • Engine Formation: Straight 4
  • Aspiration: Naturally Aspirated
  • Fuel Type: Petrol
  • Transmission: 5 speed / Manual
  • Top Speed: 126 mph (202.7 kph)
  • 0-60 mph (96.6 kph): 5.8 secs
  • 0-100 kph (0-62 mph): 6.0 secs
  • 0-100 mph (160.9 kph): 18.5 secs
  • Power: 118 bhp (87 kW) @ 5500 rpm
  • Kerbweight: 731 kgs (1611 lbs)
  • Torque: 122 lb-ft (165.4 Nm) @ 3000 rpm
  • Drive: RWD | Engine Location: Mid
  • 1/4 Mile (Est.): 15.19 secs @ 89.7 mph
  • BHP Per Ton: 161.4 bhp
  • Torque Per Ton: 166.8 lb-ft
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