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2011 Lotus Elise

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Price
Base price $60,750 (CAD)
Monthly payments $1,146/month (?)
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Engine
Type I-4 1.6 litre
Power 134 hp (100 kW)
Torque 118 lb·ft (160 N·m)
Induction Atmospheric
Power to weight ratio N/A
Bore N/A
Stroke N/A
Fuel type Premium
CO₂ emissions N/A
Other engines none
Transmission 6-speed manual
Drivetrain RWD
Vehicle type / Category
Vehicle type Roadster
Category Convertibles and Roadsters over $50,000
Assembly Hethel, Angleterre
Generation 1
What's new N/A
Fuel efficiency / Autonomy
City 11.2 l/100km
Highway 8.7 l/100km
Autonomy 357 km
Tires / Suspension / Brakes / Safety
Steering rack and pinion, variable assist
Traction control optional
Stability control no
Seat belts N/A
Airbags 2
Front suspension independent, short/long arm
Rear suspension independent, short/long arm
Front brakes disc (ABS)
Rear brakes disc (ABS)
Front tires P175/55R16
Rear tires P225/45R17
Dimensions / Weight
Length 3,785 mm (149″)
Width 1,720 mm (68″)
Height 1,143 mm (45″)
Wheelbase 2,301 mm (91″)
Front track N/A
Rear track N/A
Weight 900 kg (1,984 lbs)
Weight distribution front-rear 38% - 62%
Capacities
Fuel tank 40 l (11 gal)
Trunk 112 l (4 ft³)
Towing N/A
Box length N/A
Performance
0-100 km/h 5.4 s
80-120 km/h 4.0 s
Top speed 240 km/h
Braking distance 33.5 m
Warranty
Base warranty 3 years / 60,000 km
Powetrain warranty 3 years / 60,000 km
Insurability rating 3 Average
Competition
Competitive models N/A
Guide de l'Auto ratings
Driving
10.0/10
Safety
8.0/10
Interior
3.0/10
Reliability
6.0/10
Winter driving N/A
Comfort
3.0/10
Overall 60%
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