Lotus Elite 1974-1982


May 23, 2013 By Mike Lee
Last updated on July 30, 2015
Lotus Elite II (1974-1980)
Country
UK
Top Speed (mph)
124
0-60 mph
7.8
1/4 mile
16.2
BHP
160 @6500rpm
Torque lbft
140 @5000rpm
BHP per ton
151
Engine capacity CC/CU
1973/120
Engine type
Straight 4 Carburettors x 2
Aspiration
Normal
Compression Ratio
9.5:1
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)
175.6
Width (in)
71.7
Height (in)
47.6
Kerb Weight (lbs)
2337
Additional Info: The Elite II like the Eclat used the 2.0 litre unit from 1974-1980 and the 160bhp 2.2 litre unit from 1980-1982. I believe a few V8 conversions are about.

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