Lotus Elise Type 72 

  • 2002
  • 120 HP 1.8L
  • 125 mph
 
The two gold heritage laurels, proudly displayed on either side of the metallic Starlight Black bodywork, mimic those placed on the rear wing of the Type 72 commemorating every race victory, while the new gold coloured wheels give the perfect finish to the exterior.
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The Black and Gold livery does not stop with the exterior, but carries over to the interior with effective use of golden Alcantara on the seat cushions, steering wheel centre and door panels.
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Road Tests Real world tests of the Lotus Elise Type 72

0-60mph

Elise Type 72
5.7 s
Veyron
2.7 s

Top speed

Elise Type 72
125 mph
Agera R
260 mph
Veyron
253 mph

0-100mph

Elise Type 72
17.2 s
Veyron
5.1 s

Data points Key details of the Lotus Elise Type 72

Horsepower

Elise Type 72
120 HP
Agera R
1,115 HP
Veyron
987 HP

Torque

Elise Type 72
124 ft-lb
Veyron
922 ft-lb
Agera R
888 ft-lb

In The News From around the web

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Dec

Lotus Elise Type 72

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The heritage theme is continued with gold heritage laurels embroidered in the centre of each headrest and an exclusive Heritage Identification Plate, based on the design of the chassis plates of the Lotus Formula 1 cars, mounted on the dash board.
The Black and Gold livery does not stop with the exterior, but carries over to the interior with effective use of golden Alcantara on the seat cushions, steering wheel centre and door panels.

Specifications Full list of technical specs

general

Brand Lotus
Year 2002

power & handling

Power-to-weight ratio 13.89 lb/hp
Maximum hp 120 HP @ 5,500 RPM
Maximum torque 124 ft-lb @ 4,500 RPM
Steering system Rack and pinion

engine

Displacement 1,796 cc
Air compressor None
Fuels Gas
Bore/stroke 3.15 in / 3.52 in
Valvetrain DOHC
Valves per cylinder 4 valves

physical dimensions

Curb weight 1,667 lb
Width 67.7 in
Height 45 in
Length 149 in
Front track width 57.4 in
Wheelbase 90.6 in

road tests

Top speed 125 mph
0-60mph 5.7 s
0-100mph 17.2 s

transmission

Gearing Traditional
# of gears 5 gears
Axle ratio 4.2:1

suspension, wheels & brakes

Front brakes Disc
Rear brakes Disc
Front wheels 406/? 140
Rear wheels 432/? 190
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