The Lotus Elise has always been a favorite with car enthusiasts, no matter how young or old they are. Although, it was one of the first sports cars to enter the market in the late 60's, the Elise has stayed true to its roots. The only difference between the classic Lotus Elise and its contemporary cousin is the more aggressive design, with a larger body and a sportier roof scoop. The Exige, on the other hand, is much more conservative.
The bodywork on the Lotus Elise is quite well finished. It includes a high quality twin vent grille and side skirts. The engine is also fitted with the twin vent system, which gives the car a low profile. Both the front and rear wings are air sprung. This makes it very easy to drive, especially when compared to more sporty models like the 911.
The Lotus Elise is equipped with two headlights. The light units on the Elise come with quad halogen bulbs, making the vehicle suitable for night driving. The headlamps also have a fixed daytime running light. The lights are also very good for low light driving, especially on the highways. The tail lamps have also been updated and have a larger diameter, which ensures better lighting and safety at night.
The light units have been mounted in a series of grooves around the perimeter of the car. This allows the driver to get the optimum use of all the light beams. The front and rear lights are fitted with LED light strips, which give the car great visibility. The LED lights are also used for the fog lights.
The dashboard on the Elise is a modern and elegant affair. The dashboard has large round vents for air flow. The dash is also equipped with a speedometer and tachometer. The controls on the dashboard are also well laid out and are easy to operate. The gearshifts are done by the push of a button.
The leather wrapped interior on the Elise is also very impressive. The seats are also made of high quality leather. The seats are a good fit and feel and are comfortable. The seats are also equipped with a remote control. with an audio player, CD player and an LCD screen.
The suspension on the Elise has been developed to give maximum comfort. The suspensions are developed with a coil over spring system. The springs on the suspension give the car a smoother ride than on the regular models.
The braking system is another one of the unique features of the Lotus Elise. The brake system is very good for road-going conditions, due to the new system which makes use of an ABS system. The brakes also feature a front disc and two discs.
The power steering on the Elise is very smooth. The steering wheel is also very ergonomic. The steering column has been moved forward for better control. The steering is also very light for easy steering.
The suspension on the Elise is also very good and very comfortable. The front shock absorbers have been modified to give greater control over the handling. on the road.
The sound system of the Elise is also a very impressive one. The stereo uses the latest technologies and has the latest technology. The stereo system features a 5.1 channel amplifier, CD player, a built in equalizer, CD changer, LCD screen and AM/FM radio.
The brakes of the Lotus Elise are also excellent and have been upgraded since its first day of its introduction. The brake pads are made of ceramic and have a good design. The ABS system on the Elise has also been upgraded and is highly reliable and efficient.