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Lotus Elise
2011 Lotus Elise
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$51,845
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2020 Tesla Roadster
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$200,000
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Overview

Engine
1.8-liter Inline-4 Gas
Engine
Supercharged Electric
Drivetrain
Rear-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
All-Wheel Drive
Fuel Economy
City: 21 MPG
Hwy: 27 MPG
Fuel Economy
N/A
Fuel Tank Capacity
10.6 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
N/A
Seating Capacity
2 seater
Seating Capacity
4 seater

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Performance Specs

Engine and Transmission

Engine
1.8-liter Inline-4 Gas
Supercharged Electric
Horsepower
190 hp @ 7800 rpm
N/A
Torque
133 lb-ft @ 6800 rpm
N/A
Drivetrain
Rear-Wheel Drive
All-Wheel Drive

Steering

Steering Type
Manual
N/A
Turning Diameter
32.8 ft
N/A

Wheels

Front Wheel Size
16" x 5.5"
N/A
Rear Wheel Size
17" x 7.5"
N/A

Suspension

Front Suspension
Independent
N/A
Rear Suspension
Independent
N/A

Tires

Front Tire
P175/50R16
N/A
Rear Tire
P225/45R17
N/A

Fuel and MPG

Fuel Economy

Combined
23 MPG
N/A
City
21 MPG
N/A
Highway
27 MPG
N/A

Emissions

CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
8.1 Tons/yr
N/A
EPA rating
6
N/A

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity
10.6 gallons
N/A
Cruising Range City
222.6 miles
N/A
Cruising Range Highway
286.2 miles
N/A

Dimensions and Measurement

Exterior Dimensions

Length
149 in
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Height
44 in
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Max Width
72.8 in
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Front Width
57.4 in
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Rear Width
59.2 in
N/A
Wheelbase
90.5 in
N/A
Ground Clearance
5.3 in
N/A

Interior Space

Seating Capacity
2 seater
4 seater

Weight and Towing

Curb Weight
1,984 lbs
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Colors and Materials

Standard Interior Materials

  • Biscuit leather seat trim
  • Black leather seat trim
  • Magnolia leather seat trim
  • Red leather seat trim
N/A

Features and Options

Infotainment

Premium Sound System
Standard
Not Available
Auxiliary Audio Input
Standard
Not Available
MP3 Player
Standard
Not Available

Interior Trim

Bucket Seats
Standard
Not Available
Cloth Seats
Standard
Not Available
Leather Seats
Standard
Not Available
Leather Steering Wheel
Standard
Not Available
Premium Synthetic Seats
Standard
Not Available
Vinyl Seats
Standard
Not Available

Comfort

A/C
Standard
Not Available
Keyless Entry
Standard
Not Available

Safety

Safety Features

ABS
Standard
Not Available
Tire Pressure Monitor
Standard
Not Available
Traction Control
Standard
Not Available

Airbags

Driver Air Bag
Standard
Not Available
Passenger Air Bag
Standard
Not Available

Warranty

Warranty Summary

Basic
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
N/A
Corrosion
8 Years / Unlimited Miles
N/A
Drivetrain
2 Years / Unlimited Miles
N/A