Lotus Elise 250 Special Edition

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Lotus Elise 250 Special Edition

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Lotus Elise 250 Special Edition

Introducing a special edition of the Lotus Elise 250, in celebration of the 50th anniversary of the company's Hethel site.



Style

This latest addition to the Elise collection features a beautiful finish and an eye catching appearance. This elegant styling perfectly defines the British sportscar in this celebration year. The Elise 250 has a winning aesthetic appeal, with a selection of crafted and detailed carbon-fibre components available as standard. These features include a front splitter, rear wing, tailgate and front access panel. Be daring and stand out in this Lotus special edition, a car that makes no compromises on style and capability. One of the most alluring models that Lotus has to offer, full of substance and precision, a true tribute to the most adored hand-built sports cars produced by the company. Available in a choice of four colours: Classic metallic blue, red, yellow and white, complemented by a polished interior with leather sport seats and contrasting stitching.

Weight

Hand finished, lightweight carbon components as standard have produced an ultra super car and the lightest road-going Elise model to date. This daring special edition aims to reach new standards and break boundaries in terms of engineering, design and smart materials. Boasting an impressive weight of just 899 kg due to the utilisation of carbon fibre and aluminium materials, the smallest of details make the biggest achievements in terms of power. Delivering pure and precise driving, the latest Elise 250 proudly stands up to its rivals by showcasing an impressive 270 hp/tonne headline figure.

Technology

Combining craftsmanship with modern design, the Lotus Elise 250 incorporates up to date technology features to enhance the overall driving performance and reach new capabilities. Connect with your car at the touch of a button with an integrated in-car entertainment system, iPod® connectivity and Bluetooth® functionality. Standard technical components allow you to make the most of your Lotus and have a driving experience like no other. Introducing cruise control, auxilary driving lights, air conditioning and enhanced sound insulation. Smart engineering has focused on providing an unbeatable driving standard with AP Racing twin-piston front calipers and Brembo single-piston rear calipers working in conjunction with the track-tuned ABS system.

Performance

Speed, agility and precision. This exclusive edition of the Lotus Elise 250 is powered by a high-output supercharged 1.8-litre 4-cylinder engine. This model can really pack a punch with 243 hp (246 PS) at 7200 rpm and 250 Nm of torque between 3500 rpm and 5500 rpm. Supremely quick and an exceptional performance, this latest Elise is the fastest road-going model produced to pay tribute to a significant year at Lotus. Tested and conceived at the Hethel site, this super car laps the company test circuit in 1 minute 34 seconds, the fastest recorded time for an Elise production. A car that is impressively quick off the line, with a 0-60 mph time of just 3.9 seconds.

TOP SPEED 0-60 MPH MAX POWER WEIGHT

154

3.9

243

899

MPH SECONDS BHP KG
PerformanceElise 250 Special Edition
Max Power 243 hp at 7,200 rpm (246 PS)
Max Torque 184 lbft at 3,500-5,500 rpm (250 Nm)
0-60 mph 3.9 seconds
0-100 km/h 4.3 seconds
Max Speed 154 mph (248 km/h)
Unladen Weight 899 kg
Power to Weight Ratio 270 hp/tonne (274 PS/100 kg)
Fuel Consumption (mpg [l/100 km])
Urban 28.0 (10.1)
Extra Urban 47.1 (6.0)
Combined 37.7 (7.5)
CO2 emissions 175 g/km

​Design/ Styling

  • Ultra lightweight silver forged alloy wheels
  • Carbon fibre front splitter, rear wing, tailgate and front access panel
  • LED rear lamps with intergrated direction indicators
  • Black soft-top
  • Choice of silver and black or silver and blue leather interior
  • Black leather trimmed steering wheel

Transmission

  • 6 speed manual gearbox with sports ratios
  • Electronic Differential Lock (EDL)
  • Light Shift Weight
  • Lotus throttle management
  • 0-60 mph in 3.9 seconds (0-100 km/h in 4.3 seconds)

​Engine

  • ​Fuel-injected and supercharged
  • 1.8-litre engine develops 243 hp (246 PS)
  • Delivers punchy 184 lbft (250 Nm) of torque
  • Mid-engine provides balance
  • Lotus developed Electronic Throttle Control
  • Exhilarating acceleration 
  • All Alloy 1.8 litre DOHC 4 cylinder dual VVT-i, 16-valve with chargecooled supercharger

Find out more about the fantastic Lotus Elise range today!

If you wish to discover more about the new Lotus Elise 250 Special Edition, you can contact your nearest SNOWS LOTUS dealership directly or make an enquiry and a member of our team will get back to you as soon as possible.

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