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1998 LOTUS Elise - Technical specification

1998 LOTUS Elise

1998 LOTUS Elise technical characteristics

Years of Production
1998  - 2001

Engine

Engine type
4 inline
Materials
Light-alloy / Light-alloy
Valves per cylindre
4
Distribution
DOHC (cam belt)
Fuel injection / Ignition system
Lotus K7 electronic fuel injection
Aspiration
Natural
Displacement (cm3)
1795cm3
Bore x Stroke (mm)
80 x 89.3
Compression ratio
10.5
Horsepower (hp rpm)
120 hp @ 5500tr/min
Specific output
66ch/l
Peak torque (mkg rpm)
16.9 @ 3000tr/min
Torque by Liter (mkg)
9.4mkg/l
Redline (rpm)
7000tr/min

Transmission - Body - Frame

GearBox
Manual width 5 speed
Transmission
Rear-wheel drive
Suspension Avant
Triangles superposés, combinés ressort/amortisseur par basculeur barre stabilisatrice.
Suspension Arrière
Triangle superposés longitudinaux. ressorts hélicoïdaux par basculeur. barre stabilisatrice
Steering
Rack & pinion steering
Brakes
Ventilated discs 282 mm at thr front and ventilated discs282 mm at the rear
Antiblocage
Non

Transmission - Body - Frame

GearBoxManual
Speed5
TransmissionRear-wheel drive
SteeringRack & pinion steering
BrakesFront brakesRear brakes
 - Brake typeVentilated discsVentilated discs
 - Brake size (mm)282282
AntiblocageNon

Weight and dimensions of 1998 LOTUS Elise

Weight (kg)733
Distribution (kg/ch) front / rear287 / 446
Weight power ratio6.1
Length - Width - Height (mm)3726-1701-1152
Wheelbase2300
TrackFront trackRear track
 14401440
Rims5"5 x 15" / 7" x 16"
Tires 185/55 R15 205/50 VR 16

1998 LOTUS Elise rival (according to duel)

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Performance of the 1998 LOTUS Elise

top speed 202 km/h 

Acceleration:

0 - 100 km/h 6"2  
0 - 160 km/h 16"7  
0 - 400 meters 14"4  
0 - 1000 meters 27"3  

Passing:

From 50 km/h in 4th: 400 m 15"2  
From 50 km/h in 4th: 1000 m 28"3  
100 - 140 km/h in 4th 7"7  
100 - 140 km/h in 5th 12"7  

Braking:

160 - 0 km/h 109 4.9 s 

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