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2015 Lotus Elise S Cup release date, specs, price

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British brand Lotus has revealed the details about the road version of its sports car racing Elise S Cup R.

The sports car manufacturer Lotus has unveiled a new car Elise S Cup R, designed for races in the racing series Lotus Cup. The debut of the car is scheduled for an Autosport show in Birmingham. Racing modification created on the base of model Elise S, however, differs improved aerodynamics.


2015 Lotus Elise S Cup differences and engine

British company from advertising considerations prefer to say the model is obtained by deep modernization of Cup R versions to get the extreme racing know-how on a normal road. A similar statement is also true, as the Lotus Elise S Cup got similar settings, suspension and braking systems, as well as firmly fixed roof to increase the rigidity of the body.

Lotus Elise S Cup differs with the race version by the advanced basic equipment. Under the hood of the muscle car is still 1.8 l 217-horsepower motor paired with mechanical supercharger, coupled with a six speed manual transmission. From 0 to hundreds kmh, this version accelerates in 4.6 sec, reaching a max speed of 234 kmh. Also the car runs track at Hethel three seconds faster than the standard Elise S.

Car is mostly copied from the racing Elise S Cup R model. It has a hardfixed rooftop, body kit aerodynamics, front splitter with flaps, skirts aside, rear spoiler and a massive diffuser pipe.


2015 Lotus Elise S Cup dimentions

As far as how racing bodykit changed the dimensions of new Lotus is not reported, but for Elise S they are 3824 x 1719 x 1117 mm. Wheelbase is 2300 mm.


2015 Lotus Elise S Cup options

Lotus Elise S Cup additional options are remarkable that some of them allows to add comfort, and the other will bring the model to racing standards. To comfort improvements include: air conditioning, additional sound insulation, central locking, the space for the passenger’s feet, branded mats and audio system. Among the racing options include: towing eyelet, homologated in FIA seats, fourpoint seatbelts, lightweight battery, master-switch, removed airbags, reduced resistance exhaust system.

In the basic equipment of Elise S Cup includes interior heating system, power windows, air bags, alarm with immobilizer, fire extinguisher, emergency outages.


2015 Lotus Elise S Cup Release date

Article about the 2015 Lotus Elise S Cup has been prepared on the basis of peer reviews and rumors from the Internet. The exact release date and the start of sales is unclear, but there is actual information.


2015 Lotus Elise S Cup upgrades

In addition, because of special design, the car is ready for upgrades, so it will be possible to install the frame and seat belts. Thanks to a modified electro system, fire extinguishing system can be equipped.

Same to racing model, common road car version uses fully customizable sport suspension and special body kit, featuring front splitter, large rear diffuser, side skirts and back spoiler with pictures of the British flag to improve the aerodynamic.


2015 Lotus Elise S Cup exterior

Externally the car is very similar to the racing version, it is even have the same 17-in alloy wheels. However, differences still exist: because of bodykit new vehicle has become less aggressive, headlights were added. Also additional engine cooling and the safety cage in the cabin, mass switch and the fire extinguisher were removed, which are needed for the racing version.


2015 Lotus Elise S Cup Release date

Certified for common roads Elise S Cup is currently available for orders. Pricing starts from £ 43500 in the UK and € 56525 in Germany.

Release date: 2015


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