Lotus Introduced the Lightweight Elise Club Racer

June 25, 2012 at 00:19

Lately the Lotus concern gives more and more reasons for the fans to fall in love with them. At this time it is the introduction of light weighted Elise Club Racer car, which will blow up the minds of all the competitors. The company has prepared a totally renovated and reconstructed version of Lotus sports car of the Elise model line, which was named Club Racer for the great amusement. Due to the removal of noise insulations, and replacement of the standard battery to the lighter one, the car managed to become even 24 pounds lighter than all other standards. The weight of a Club Racer version is only 876 kg.

Photo of the Lotus Elise Club Racer

Photo of the Lotus Elise Club Racer

In addition, this new Club Racer has been refined as a sport suspension with Eibach springs and shock absorbers straight from Bilstein, and reprogrammed stabilization system called the Dynamic Performance Management (DPM). The developers were not skinny on the innovative techniques, as you can see. But the power unit of the Lotus Elise Club Racer was left perfectly untouched, because it was already flawless. This is still a 1.6-liter petrol power unit with the most powerful four-cylinder of the VVT-I engine from greatly endurable Toyota, issuing around 136 hp or even more and working together with a most comfortable and smooth six-speed manual transmission.

Photo of the Lotus Elise Club Racer back

Photo of the Lotus Elise Club Racer back

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