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1996 Lotus Elise Specs

Engine Specifications

Engine Specifications:Inline 4
Position:Mid Transverse
Valvetrain:DOHC 4 Valves / Cyl
Displacement:1796 cc / 109.6 cu in
Bore:80.0 mm / 3.15 in
Stroke:89.3 mm / 3.52 in
Compression:10.5:1
Power:89.5 kw / 120.0 bhp @ 5500 rpm
Specific output:66.82 bhp per litre
Bhp/Weight:177.78 bhp per tonne
Torque:nm / 122 ft lbs @ 3000 rpm
Redline:7000 rpm

Chassis & body

Body/Frame:Composite on Aluminum Frame
Driven wheels:RWD
Front tires:P185/55R-15
Rear tires:P205/50R-16
Front brakes:Vented Discs
Front brake size:282 mm / 11.1 in
Rear brakes:Vented Discs
Rear brake size:282 mm / 11.1 in
Front wheels:F 38.1 x 27.9 cm / 15.0 x 11.0 in
Rear wheels:R 40.6 x 35.6 cm / 16.0 x 14.0 in
Steering:Rack & Pinion
Front suspension:Double Wishbones w/Coil Springs
Rear suspension:Double Wishbones w/Coil Springs

Drivetrain

Transmission:5-Speed Manual
Gear ratios:3.17:1, 1.84:1, 1.31:1, 1.03:1, 0.77:1
Final drive:3.94:1

Car dimensions

Weight:675 kg / 1488 lbs
Wheelbase:2301 mm / 90.6 in
Front track:1440 mm / 56.7 in
Rear track:1453 mm / 57.2 in
Length:3726 mm / 146.7 in
Width:1701 mm / 67.0 in
Height:1201 mm / 47.3 in

Speed performance

Car top speed:202.8 kph / 126.0 mph
0 - 60 mph:6.0 seconds
0 - 100 mph:18.0 seconds
0 - 1/4 mile:14.4 seconds

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