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1959 Lotus Elite car specifications


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1959 Lotus Elite car specifications

Elite Lotus was build in 1959. With 1.2L Straight 4 / SOHC / 8 Total valves / 2 valves per cylinder engine type, sized at 1216 ccm it was able to deliver 70.94 bhp @ 6100 RPM and 104 Nm @ 3750 RPM of torque.

The engine specifications, body aerodynamics and weight to power ratio produce a top speed of 180 kmh (112 mph)and acceleration from 0 to 60mph (~97kmh) 11.40s. Quarter of a mile was reached at 18.40s.

It is a rear wheel drive driven car, with front engine location, wighted at 506 kg (1116 lbs). The car comes with a 4 speed manual transmition. and fuel capacity of 29.5 litres. compression ratio 10:1 and it is a naturally aspirated petrol fueld engine. .

Car size was L/W/H 3708mm/1505mm/1181mm and it is raisen from the ground for 165mm.

 

 

 

 

 

Car information

Year of make: 1959

Car make: Lotus

Model: Elite

Price:

Performance

Top speed: 180 kmh (112 mph)

0-60 mph: 11.40s

0-100mph:

0-100kmh:

1/4 mile: 18.40s

60-0 mph:

Fuel consumption:

Power output

Horsepower: 70.94 bhp @ 6100 RPM

Torque: 104 Nm @ 3750 RPM

Transmition: 4 speed manual

 

 

 

Body

Weight: 506 kg (1116 lbs)

Length: 3708mm

Width: 1505mm

Height: 1181mm

Ground clerance: 165mm

Fuel capacity: 29.5 litres

Engine

Type: 1.2L Straight 4 / SOHC / 8 Total valves / 2 valves per cylinder

Displacement: 1216 ccm

Compression ratio: 10:1

Aspiration: naturally aspirated petrol

Redline:

Layout: rear wheel drive

Engine location: front

Tires and Brakes

Front tires:

Rear tires:

Brakes (F/R):

Brake size (F/R): mm / mm

 

 

 

 

 

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