The Lotus company has produced a lightweight version of Elise sportcar, who was called Club Racer. By removing noise insulation and replace the standard battery in the lighter, the car managed to make 24 kilograms lighter than a standard. Weight Club Racer version is only 876 kg. In addition, the novelty has received modified sports suspension with Eibach springs and shock absorbers Bilstein, and reprogrammed stabilization system Dynamic Performance Management (DPM). But the power unit on the Lotus Elise Club Racer did not touch. This is still a 1.6-liter four-cylinder engine VVT-I from Toyota, issuing 136 hp and working together with a 6-speed manual transmission. Speed performance trends are not known, we note that the standard Lotus Elise accelerates from zero to a hundred in 6.5 seconds. The lite version is supposedly able to do it by 0.2-0.3 seconds faster. Prices Elise Club Racer will start with a mark of 34,450 euros, for buyers, this version will be offered in one of the six individual colors of the body that are not available for the standard Elise.
by Cars NB