Lotus presented the Elise Sport and Elise Sport 220, the models that replace the Elise 1.6 and Elise S. Both models weigh 10 kilos less, with the Elise Sport weighing 866 kilos and the Elise Sport 220 weighing 914 kg.
The Elise Sport is equipped with a 1.6 liter petrol engine producing 136 hp with 160 Nm of torque, that enables it to do the 0-100 km/h in 6.5 seconds, with its top speed reaching 204 km/hour. The Elise Sport 220 is equipped with a 1.8 liter engine producing 220 hp with 250 Nm of torque, allowing the car to make the 0-100 km/h in 4.6 seconds, with its top speed reaching 233 km/h. Both engines are combined with a six-speed manual gearbox.
The cars have new sports seats clad in leather and alloy wheels of 16 and 17 inches painted in a silver or a black color. The sales of the Elise Sport and Elise Sport 220 start in Europe next month with their prices starting from €39,900 and €48,000 respectively.