Jul 282016
 
The Lotus ELise Race 250

The Lotus ELise Race 250

The latest race car from Lotus, the new Elise Race 250 distils the famous company’s engineering expertise into one hardcore package.

Eligible for many race series around the world, this car packs a supercharged, 1.8-litre 4-cylinder engine with a 6 speed manual gearbox. The Elise Race 250 boasts 243 hp (246 PS) at 7200 rpm and an impressive 250 Nm of torque between 3500 rpm and 5500 rpm.

Jean-Marc Gales, CEO of Group Lotus plc, commented, “The Elise Race 250 is the fastest, most focused Elise we’ve ever produced and, judging by what it’s capable of on track, it looks set to become a favourite with our racers around the world.”

The fastest Elise racer yet

The fastest Elise racer yet

 

The arrival the new Elise Race 250 coincides with the 50th celebrations for the founding of the famous factory in Hethel, Norfolk, when in 1966, founder Colin Chapman moved Lotus to the purpose-built facility. Today, all Lotus cars are developed on the same test track responsible for the company’s famous Grand Prix racers. As the spiritual home of Team Lotus, its heritage includes seven World Constructors’ Championship titles and six World Drivers’ Championship.

 

Elise Cornering

The Elise Cornering

Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price

UK (Including VAT at 20%) £53,500
UK (Excluding VAT) £44,583
USA (Excluding local taxes) $76,200

 

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