Lotus Elite 1st generation coupe 1.2 MT (1957–1963)

Car model: Lotus (Lotus) Title: Lotus Model: Elite Generation: 1st generation coupe Modification: 1.2 MT Year of issue: 1957–1963

Main characteristics


Front wheel track (mm)1194
Wheelbase (mm)2235
Height (mm)1181
Width (mm)1506
Rear wheel track (mm)1321
Ground clearance (mm)165
Permissible gross weight (kg)756
Curb Weight (kg)506
Length (mm)3708


Bore (mm)76.2
Number of valves per cylinder2
Number of cylindersFour
Piston stroke (mm)66.7
Maximum torque (N • m)102
Maximum torque revolutions, max. (rpm)3750
Maximum power speed, max. (rpm)6250
Intake typeCarburetor
Engine configurationRow
Engine power (hp)84
Engine capacity (cm3)1216
Engine’s typePetrol


Number of stepsFour
Drive unitRear

Suspension and brakes:

Rear brakesDisk drives
Front brakesDisk drives
Rear suspensionIndependent
Front suspensionIndependent

Performance indicators:

Fuel tank capacity (l)29
Acceleration time to 100 km / h (s)Eleven
Maximum speed (km / h)190
Recommended fuelAI-95


Power steeringMissing

Tires, wheels: