Lotus Esprit 3rd generation coupe 2.2 MT (1981–1987)

Car model: Lotus (Lotus) Title: Lotus Model: Esprit Generation: 3rd generation coupe Modification: 2.2 MT Year of issue: 1981–1987

Main characteristics


The minimum amount of luggage (l) 200
Front wheel track (mm) 1536
Wheelbase (mm) 2438
Height (mm) 1115
Width (mm) 1860
Rear wheel track (mm) 1560
Ground clearance (mm) 143
Permissible gross weight (kg) 1370
Curb Weight (kg) 1120
Length (mm) 4210


Bore (mm) 95.3
Number of valves per cylinder Four
Number of cylinders Four
Piston stroke (mm) 76.2
Maximum torque (N • m) 217
Maximum torque revolutions, max. (rpm) 5000
Maximum power speed, max. (rpm) 6500
Intake type Carburetor
Engine configuration Row
Engine power (hp) 160
Engine capacity (cm3) 2172
Engine’s type Petrol


Number of steps Five
Drive unit Rear
Transmission Mechanics

Suspension and brakes:

Rear brakes Ventilated discs
Front brakes Ventilated discs
Rear suspension Helical spring
Front suspension Helical spring

Performance indicators:

Fuel tank capacity (l) 65
Fuel consumption on the highway (l / 100 km) Ten
Fuel consumption in the city (l / 100 km) 14.3
Acceleration time to 100 km / h (s) 6.9
Maximum speed (km / h) 222
Recommended fuel AI-92


Turning diameter (m) 10.5
Power steering Power steering

Tires, wheels:

Discs Front Rear
Rim diameter 17 17
Number of mounting holes Five Five
Tires Front Rear
Tire diameter 17 17
Tire height 40 35
Tire width 235 285