The Lotus Elise entering the next generation with a new subtle face lift with a wider grille and a slitted reversed scoop hood. As you can see in the pictures, the headlamps are got a new treatment featuring LED daytime lights. The Elise Lotus will debut at the Geneva Auto Show.
Under the hood, the 2011 Lotus Elise got a new Toyota 1.6L four banger that is rated at 134 horsepower and 118 lb-ft of torque at around 4400 rpm. Although the new engine is smaller than previous year, it offers an impressive 39 mpg. Launch time of the 2011 Lotus Elise from 0 – 60 mph is around 6.0 seconds with top speed up to 124 mph.
Top models of the 1.8L engine with 189 horsepower and the 1.8L SC with 217 horsepower are also offered. You can expect launch time from 0 – 60 mph may be around 5.6 seconds.