Lotus Eclat 1974-1982


May 23, 2013 By Mike Lee
Last updated on July 30, 2015
Lotus Eclat 2.2 (1980-1982)
Country
UK
Top Speed (mph)
132
0-50 mph
5.9
0-60 mph
7.8
0-100 mph
21.9
1/4 mile
16.1
0-1 km
29.4
BHP
160 @6500rpm
Torque lbft
160 @5000rpm
BHP per ton
145
Engine capacity CC/CU
2174/133
Engine type
Straight 4 Carburettors x 2
Aspiration
Normal
Compression Ratio
9.4:1
Valve Type/No
DOHC 16
Transmission (manual/auto)
Manual
No of speeds
5
Wheels driven
RWD
Brakes F/R
Disc/Drum
No. of Seats
2+2
Length (in)
175.5
Width (in)
71.5
Height (in)
47
Kerb Weight (lbs)
2429
Additional Info: The Eclat Series 1 ran from 1974-1980 and had a 160bhp 1973cc engine (120bhp US). The 2 litre unit could get to 60 in around 7.9 secs, 1/4 mile in 16.2 secs and 0-1km in 29.8 secs. The Eclat Series 2 (above) ran from 1980-1982 and also produced 160bhp due to more stringent emissions.

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