PG Elektrus is an Electric Lotus Elise

PG Elektrus is an Electric Lotus Elise

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For those who are already missing the Lotus Elise based Telsa Roadster for which production ended not too long ago, here’s an alternative coming all the way from Germany.

It is called the PG Elektrus and is basically a pure electric Elise featuring an all-carbon fiber body. The car was unveiled in Berlin recently and features a 272 HP electric motor backed by a lithium-ion battery which can partially regain energy through a solar panel mounted behind the driver.

2012 Lotus Elise S

2012 Lotus Elise S

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More news from Lotus who also unveiled the 2012 Elise S last night in Frankfurt. They say the 2012 Lotus Elise S is “ALL Torque and ALL Action” and to back-up their claim the company said the car is equipped with a 1.8-litre 4-cylinder DOCH engine featuring Variable Valve Timing which produces 220 PS (162 kW – 217 HP) at 6,800 rpm and 250 Nm of torque (184 lb-ft)at 4,600 tpm.

This new lightweight 2-seater mid engine sportscar is now also available with the SPS (Serial Precision Shift) option, a new gearbox which only suitable to the 1.6l Elise which uses a new lightweight robotised automated manual transmission technology that allows the driver to switch between manual and automatic driving modes through the steering wheel paddles.

2011 Lotus Elise Club Racer

2011 Lotus Elise Club Racer

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Lotus is introducing the new 2011 Lotus Elise Club Racer, which is an even lighter version model that managed to reduce its weight by an additional 24 Kg.

If 24 Kg don’t sound like much, then we remind you that we’re talking about of of the lightest models on the market here, and some of the measures that have been taken include even lighter seats, a motorsport derived lightweight battery and the deletion of noise insulation.

Lotus Elise, Elan, Esprit and Elite photos

Lotus Elise, Elan, Esprit and Elite photos

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The British manufacturer has released a second photo gallery with the upcoming Lotus Elise, Elan, Esprit and Elite, which present their future sports cars in various natural environments.

As you may know all these concepts were introduced back in October, 2010 at the Paris Motor Show, while the production version will gradually get introduced until 2016. Lotus plans to build the engines for the upcoming Elise, Elan, Esprit and Elite in-house, and as we found out at the time of the unveiling, the Elise will feature a 2.0-litre 320 HP unit, the Elan will extract power from a 4.0-litre V6 producing 450 HP, while the Esprit and Elite will use 5.0-litre V8s, rated at 620 HP.

2015 Lotus Elise

2015 Lotus Elise

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UPDATE : 2015 Lotus Elise video added

The third premiere from Lotus at the Paris Motor Show is the 2015 Lotus Elise which features a sexy new design and matching performance characteristics.

The 2015 Lotus Elise uses a 2.0-litre 4-cylinder engine mated with Start Stop technology, which just as the 2013 Esprit and the new Elan will have the hybrid technology available as an option.

The 2015 Lotus Elise packs 320 PS and 330 Nm of torque, can rocket from 0 to 100 Km.h in 4.3 seconds and can hit a maximum speed of 270 Km/h. CO2 emissions for the 2015 Lotus Elise are at 150 grams per Km, and the car’s total weight is 1.095 Kg.