From the Archive: 2005 Lotus Elise | 2013 Daytona Turkey Rod

This is a 2005 Lotus Elise that was at the 2013 Daytona Turkey Rod Run. The Lotus Elise is a British sports car that’s been in production since 1996. This is from the second generation, which was produced between 2001 and 2011. The engine of this one is a 1.8 liter Rover K-series straight-4 that produces 120 horsepower and 124 pound-feet of torque. The transmission of this one is a 5-speed manual. This car does 0-60 mph in 5.7 seconds and has a top speed of 126 mph. This car weighs 1,778 pounds since the body panels are composite, and the chassis is made of steel and aluminum.

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