Lotus Esprit S4 

  • 1993-1996
  • 264 HP 2.2L
  • 164 mph
 
Seventeen year's after the first Esprit sold, Lotus release the Series Four car.
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For the first time the the Esprit, power asisstance was applied to the steering.
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Road Tests Real world tests of the Lotus Esprit S4

0-60mph

Esprit S4
5 s
Esprit
4.4 s
Testarossa
5.2 s

Top speed

Esprit S4
164 mph
Testarossa
184 mph
Esprit
178 mph

0-100mph

Esprit S4
12.3 s
Esprit
11 s
Testarossa
11.6 s

Data points Key details of the Lotus Esprit S4

Horsepower

Esprit S4
264 HP
Testarossa
390 HP
Esprit
349 HP

Torque

Esprit S4
262 ft-lb
Testarossa
355 ft-lb
Esprit
295 ft-lb

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Lotus Esprit S4

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For the first time the the Esprit, power asisstance was applied to the steering.
Seventeen year's after the first Esprit sold, Lotus release the Series Four car.

Specifications Full list of technical specs

general

Brand Lotus
Year 1993-1996
Highway mileage 16 MPG

design

Body style Coupe

transmission

Drivetrain RWD
Shift system Manual
Gearing Traditional
# of gears 5 gears

suspension, wheels & brakes

Front brakes Disc
Rear brakes Disc
Front wheels 432/? 127
Rear wheels 432/? 216

road tests

Top speed 164 mph
0-60mph 5 s
0-100mph 12.3 s

power & handling

Power-to-weight ratio 11.18 lb/hp
Maximum hp 264 HP @ 6,500 RPM
Maximum torque 262 ft-lb @ 3,900 RPM
Engine placement Mid
Steering system Rack and pinion

engine

Displacement 2,200 cc
Air compressor Turbocharger
Fuels Gas
Compression ratio 8:1
Bore/stroke 3.75 in / 3 in
Valves per cylinder 4 valves

physical dimensions

Curb weight 2,952 lb
Width 73.5 in
Height 45.3 in
Length 172 in
Wheelbase 96 in
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