2011 Lotus Elise introducing redesigned luxury sports car with fresh exterior exotic looks and gets a modest facelift. Also solidify its reputation through improves performance & fine fuel economy than other competitors. Advance technology inside bring the cruise control while support the interior and astonishing handling. Now, four trims are offered in standard two-door convertible and coupe/hard top option, from base 2011 Lotus Elise 1.6, Elise CR, Elise R, and Elise CS.
New 2011 Lotus Elise exterior style updates show a revised front fascia, new-look headlights, LED daytime running lights and LED turn indicators. Plus presents a new rear bumper and engine cover, and not forget the latest wheel designs.
The 2011 Lotus Elise engine divided into three engines in each models, 1.6-liter 1ZR-FAE engine produces 134 horsepower 118 lb-ft of torque with 127 mph max speed (base Elise 1.6 and Elise CR), 1.8-liter 2ZZ-GE engine (normally aspirated) produces 189 hp & 133 lb-ft of torque 138 mph max speed (Elise R), then 1.8-liter 2ZZ-GE engine (supercharged) produces 217 hp & 154.8 lb-ft of torque 145 mph max speed.
Other powertrain specifications for all 2011 Lotus Elise are mid-mounted, transverse, aluminum lightweight & compact construction, 4 cylinders in-line, 4 valves per cylinder, water cooled, dual variable valve timing, acoustic control induction system, multi-point sequential fuel injection & electronic ignition, direct ignition system, and Lotus electronic throttle control system.
2011 Lotus Elise transmission is 6-speed close ratio gear box with constant mesh helical gears and open differentials.
Safety equipment of 2011 Lotus Elise equipped with driver & passenger airbags, track tuned ABS system, composite front energy absorbing crash structure, pre-tensioning seatbelts, and door side impact beams.
Next the standard vehicle specifications, such as: ABS with servo-assisted brakes, Yokohama Advan Neova AD07 LTS tires, tyre puncture repair aerosol, tool kit, and Lotus/AP-Racing twin-piston fixed aluminium alloy front brake calipers (Brembo single-piston sliding rear calipers. 288 mm diameter, 26 mm thick front and rear cast-iron cross-drilled & ventilated).
Base 2011 Lotus Elise brings the standard highlights: naturally aspirated with Double Overhead Camshaft (DOHC), valvematic, 12-spoke lightweight cast alloy wheels in Hi-power Silver finish, soft top, and Lotus Dynamic Performance Management (Lotus DPM). And for the options on the 2011 Lotus Elise 1.6 are 12-spoke lightweight cast alloy wheels in Black finish, optional Y type 5-spoke forged alloy wheels, hard top, and air conditioning.
2011 Lotus Elise CR (includes Elise 1.6 highlights) comes with 12-spoke lightweight cast alloy wheels in Black finish, and Lotus Dynamic Performance Management with Sport mode (Lotus DPM). Option discover: soft top and includes Elise 1.6 options.
About 2011 Lotus Elise R (includes Elise 1.6 standard and options highlights) give 8-spoke lightweight cast alloy wheels in Hi-power Silver finish, optional Lotus Traction Control (Lotus TCS), and optional Limited Slip Differential (LSD) that only available with the sports pack or Lotus TCS option.
Last, 2011 Lotus Elise SC (includes Elise 1.6 standard and options highlights): Y type 6-spoke lightweight cast alloy wheels in Hi-power Silver finish, and added with optional on the Elise R.
Lotus Elise 2011 MSRP starting prices from $51,845 until $54,990. Make sure to take a great deal with your nearest Lotus local dealers at your area.