2012 Lotus Elise Club Racer

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Anyone harbouring under the misapprehension that Lotus might be moving away from performance through lightweight only needs to take a quick ride in the new 1.6 Lotus Elise Club Racer to know that’s definitely not the case. The bright engineers at Lotus put even the lightest of Lotus’ modern cars on a diet and managed to shed a further 24kg.

For the first time ever an Elise variant comes complete with a Sport setting for the DPM (Dynamic Performance Management) allowing even the less experienced sports car drivers to feel at the top of their game, while the ability to switch it off completely will please the more established track orientated drivers. DPM combined with improved agility courtesy of Lotus finely tuned sport suspension and an adjustable anti-roll bar will make the Elise Club Racer equally versatile for both road and race track fun.

Source: Lotus Press Release

TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS
Engine: 1.6L Inline 4
Weight: 927 kg / 2,043 lbs
Power: 100 kW / 134 hp / 136 PS
0-100 kph: 6.5 seconds
Torque: 160 Nm / 118 lb-ft
Top Speed: 203 kph / 126 mph

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