Lotus has always been extravagant car manufacturer, their models have always been renowned by the nice design, speed and acceleration, and all with relatively small engines and horsepower. Especially if you look at other sports cars, which are far more robust and stronger. But the manufacturer has also always had his faithful clientele, of course due to quality workmanship and affordable prices.Here you can take a look at 2015 Lotus Elise S Cup.
It was only in August 2014 Erlkonig images of a wild winged Lotus Elise had caused confusion. Now it is: Lotus builds a road version of its race car 2015 Lotus Elise S Cup. The Elise S Cup as the production model will be called, is the made clear Elise variant.
Engine and Aerodynamics as the 2015 Elise-Coupe
Like the race car the 2015 Lotus Elise S Cup by a 1.8-liter supercharged engine is driven, the output of 220 hp and 250 Newton meters. It weighs 932 kg, accelerates in 4.6 seconds to 100 km / h, and creates about 230 km / h. The vehicle receives the same aerodynamic features as the racing version. This includes a front splitter, side skirts, winglets, a rear diffuser and a large rear spoiler.
The Cup-road version produced at 160 km / h an output of 66 kilos at top speed is as high as 125 pounds. The result is faster by three seconds lap time compared with the Elise S on the private Lotus test track. Let’s speed and acceleration offered by Lotus could embarrass more expensive Aston Martin DB9 with far more powerful engines, but figures do not lie, 4.2 seconds are remarkable result.
Conversion for racing possible
The Lotus Elise S Cup sits on super lightweight six-spoke alloy wheels in 16 inch (front) and 17 inches (rear). Contact with the road holding Yokohama Advan-tires in 175/55-ZR16 225/45 ZR17 front and rear. The adjustable suspension should make it from racing in the street car. Unlike the race car version has street legal but on headlights, better cooling and license plates. A roll bar is just like preparing for a fire extinguisher and an emergency stop system as standard. Thus, one can also road vehicle relatively easily converted for racing.
Price 2015 Lotus Elise S Cup
As regards the price and the radicalism, she sits on the three other versions Elise, Elise S and Elise Club Racer. The car will cost at least € 56,350. For comparison, the 2015 Lotus Elise S Cup is to have from 47 610 € which is about $61.600. This price is fantastic if you look what you get for the money, many other sport car manufacturer can be ashamed because of their prices to what they offer.