Lotus Elise 72--Interior

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Lotus Racing Cars: Dominance, Decline, and Revival   Lotus is one of the most famous names in motor racing. The lightweight, nimble, innovative machines like the types 25, 78 and 79 are now seen as milestones of racing car design. This pictorial history recounts the story of these pioneering cars, in which such drivers as Sterling Moss, Graham Hill and Emerson Fittipaldi gained prominence. It covers the the period from the 1950s onwards.  160 page, 200 b&w photographs

 

Lotus Elise 2000

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Engine

1.8 liter In-line 4 cylinder, All-Aluminum, DOHC

Horsepower

120 bhp @ 5,500 rpm

Torque

124 lb-ft @ 3,500-4,500 rpm

Curb Weight

756 kg (1,665 lbs)

Miscellaneous

5 speed transaxle

0-62 mph

5.7 seconds

0-100 mph

17.2 seconds

Top Speed

125 mph
 

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