USDM Lotus Elise - Final pics & stats (I am not TriShield)

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  1. ace3

    ace3 mouthify my wang.

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    from the LA Auto Show....

    On sale "late May 2004"

    MSRP $39,985

    Touring Pack $1,350
    * full leather seating w/perforated trim
    * electric windows
    * upgraded Blaupunkt stereo w/MP3 player
    * interior stowage net
    * double insulated (thermal & sound) soft top
    * additional sound deadening
    * "enhanced" full carpet set

    Sports Pack $2,480 :bigok:
    * larger, lightweight forged aluminum alloy wheels
    * track-tuned Lotus Sports suspension
    * adjustable ride height
    * Elise-specific Yokohama A048LTS tires

    body-color hardtop $1,475 :bigok:

    3-yr/36,000 mile warranty

    Lotus-tuned Toyota 2ZZ-GE 1.8L 4cyl 16-valve w/VVTL-i
    all-aluminum Toyota C64 six-speed manual gearbox
    190 hp @ 7800 rpm (> 100 hp/liter)
    138 lb ft @ 6800 rpm
    Will handle just over 300hp


    4-wheel independent suspension
    Eibach coil springs
    Bilstein monotube gas shock absorbers
    175/55R16, 225/45R17 Yokohama Advan Neova AD07 LTS tires (designed specifically for the Elise)

    AP Racing twin-piston aluminum front brake calipers
    Brembo single-piston rear brake calipers
    ABS system is the best out there, and that Mr. Becker (with Lotus) will buy you a beer if you can detect it
    :rofl:

    reflectors attached to wheel well edges (not easily removed--holes in body)
    twin exhaust pipes that extend out of the diffuser
    silver "LOTUS" letters on rear exterior instead of round yellow/green badge

    composite sport seats
    dual airbags, including the world's most compact driver's side airbag
    extruded aluminum pedals

    0-60 mph in 4.9 sec
    top speed "almost" 150 mph
    > 30 mpg


    1,975 lbs, including standard A/C, ABS, power windows, & dual airbags

    body made from closed mold composite material that are thinner and lighter than hand-laid glass fiber

    500,000 miles of testing on 2 continents

    more than 17,000 Elises produced to-date, by far the best selling Lotus ever


    PHAT yellow sports model w/ hardtop
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    BRG with tan interior
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    red sports with hardtop
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    color choices
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    blue with touring package
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    they removed the circle badge, and went with "L O T U S" :cool:
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    titanium silver
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    fuel door
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    forged wheels & badass tires included with the sports package
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    BRG touring package
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    color choices again
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    2zz motor
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    softtop stowed away in the trunk
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    rear speaker
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    center-exit exhaust from the diffuser
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    the OOOOGGGGLAY DOT-required side reflectors. Not easily removed, apparently. :hs:
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    good 'ol glued chassis
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    pointless sun deflectors
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    shifter & hazard button
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    power port between seats
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    vents & manual windows
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    airbag wheel & gauges
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    :o
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    radio & HVAC controls
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    blue touring package
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    silver touring package
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    damn, that yellow looks sweet
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    ibtekk
     
  2. Evil_Jeanyus

    Evil_Jeanyus That's it Ellen, cup the balls.

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    any comin to canada?
     
  3. Foo

    Foo Could I have been anyone other than me? OT Supporter

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    Idea of Evil Struggle

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    look at the dorks surrounding the car!
     
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    Finally, I hope to have one within 2yrs.... gotta find a house first.
     
  6. ace3

    ace3 mouthify my wang.

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    it took you 3 posts! slackin' today
     
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    kellyclan She only loves you when she's drunk.

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  8. ace3

    ace3 mouthify my wang.

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    agreed.









    and no, none coming to Canada, unless you're gonna buy one down here & drive it up.
     
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    Idea of Evil Struggle

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    i actually read some of the shit :hs:
     
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    Holy shit

    If only there was a way to add a 40K car payment to my budget. :o
     
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    When are you getting it?
     
  12. LiquidSmile

    LiquidSmile I gotta go potty

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  13. ace3

    ace3 mouthify my wang.

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    depends on the dealer allotment.

    probably late summer
     
  14. ace3

    ace3 mouthify my wang.

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    Harry Caray Fine purveyor of x.264, h.264 & TS HD-Video !!! HD

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    thank god they don't put Xbox's in those things..... but just don't mod chip the ECU :o

    anyways, that is a sweet vehicle.... that thing's goona rock!
     
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    <2000lbs and 190hp

    Even though its ugly as fuck, I would love to have one.
     
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    silverceli2k I

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    what color r u gettin?
     
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    anomaly If you weren't around for the original HA.net spli

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    ace3 mouthify my wang.

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    SNAP!
     
  21. ace3

    ace3 mouthify my wang.

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    i want one exactly liek that yellow one. yellow track model. :yum:
     
  22. vudoodoodoo

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    Sports package and color matched hardtop. ANY COLOR! :bowdown:
     
  23. ace3

    ace3 mouthify my wang.

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    you can order the hardtop at a later date for hte same price, but it won't come painted. :eek3:
     
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    I want one... :hs:
     
  25. vudoodoodoo

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    :wtf:
     

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