BODY: Closed moulded lightweight composite body panels with detachable front and rears "clamshells" facilitate balanced aerodynamic downforce, increasing cornering grip and high speed stability.

CHASSIS: Lotus designed lightweight structure of epoxy bonded aluminium alloy extrusion with integral steel rollover structure and lightweight steel subframe. SUSPENSION: Double Wishbone with coil springs over gas pressurised monotube Bilstein Dampers front and rear. BRAKES: 282mm- diameter cast iron ventilated discs, non-servo split hydraulic system, including unique Lotus/ AP racing opposed piston aluminium front callipers. WHEELS & TYRES:
Lotus designed lightweight 6-spoke, aluminium alloy wheels
Front: 5.5" x 16" wheels with Lotus developed Bridgestone V rated 175/55 R16 tyres.
Rear: 7.5" x 17" wheels with Lotus developed Bridgestone V rated 1225/45 R16 tyres.

Electronic Stack instruments with analogue display comprising re-calibrated speedometer and Tachometer with multifunction LCD incorporating re-calibrated fuel gauge, temperature read out, rev limiter warning lamp, engine diagnostics warning lamp and seat belt warning.

ENGINE: K series: Transverse mid engine4 cylinders in line, 1796ccAll aluminium lightweight constructionDouble overhead camshaft: 16 valvesMulti point sequential fuel injection

MAX OUTPUT: 122PS/ 120 bhp @ 5,500r/min *

MAX TORQUE: 168Nm / 124lb.ft between 3,500 – 4,500r/min *

Engine Management: Lotus K4 engine controller

Transmission: 5-speed transaxle driving rear wheels.

Close ratio gear fitted as standard equipment

First 2.923
Second 1.750
Third 1.307
Fourth 1.033
Fifth 0.848
Reverse 3.000
Final Drive 4.2000
MAX Speed 125mph (200 km/h)*
0 – 62 mph (100km/h) 5.7 seconds*
0 – 100 mph (160km/h) 17.2 seconds*


(Litres/100km) (mpg)
Urban 9.42 30
Extra Urban 6.14 46
Combined 7.33 38.5
Fuel requirement 95 RON ULG minimum

Wheel Base 2300mm
Front Track 1457mm
Rear Track 1503mm
Overall length 3785mm
Overall width 1719mm (Ex. Door mirrors)
Overall height 1143mm


Dry weight 710 Kg*
Kerb Weight 756 Kg* (including full tank of fuel at 30kg)
Weight distribution 38% front 62% rear.
Luggage compartment capacity: 115 Litres
Fuel Tank Capacity 38 Litres (8.3 gallons)