The 2008 Elise SC's pure handling and extraordinary performance is like driving a street-legal race car. This multi-award-winning roadster has been given a serious power boost with a specially designed M45 Eaton rotor pack non-intercooled supercharger. The resulting performance is an astonishing 0-60 in 4.4 seconds and 0-100 in 10.7 seconds.

In keeping with its role as a supremely fast road car - rather than an extreme track machine - the Elise's throttle response is very progressive yet very direct, creating a measured and refined driving experience. And the fuel economy is an impressive 26 MPG highway.

The 2008 Elise SC is engineering proof that progress is unstoppable.


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AVAILABLE OPTIONS

Touring Pack - $1,600 USD | $1,900 CDN

Thermal and Sound Insulated Soft Top, Full Leather Seat and Door Trim, Upgraded Stereo System with iPod® Connector, Stowage Net, additional Sound Insulation and Full Carpet Set. Leather colors include Black*, Red, Biscuit and Magnolia.

*Only in Black if Sport Pack is also selected.

Sport Pack - $2,600 USD | $3,250 CDN

Lightweight Forged Silver Alloy Wheels (6J x 16 front 195/50 r16, 7.5J x 17 rear 225/45r17) with Yokohama AD07 Advan LTS Tires and Lotus Sport Tuned Suspension. Twin Oil Coolers. Traction Control. ProBax™ Sport seats in cloth (unless combined with Touring Pack). Removes approximately 20 lbs. from curb weight.

Hardtop - $1,475 USD | $2,015 CDN

Insulated, Removable Hardtop in body color (in addition to Soft Top).

Limited Slip Differential - $1,790 USD | $2,400 CDN

Torque-Sensing Limited Slip Differential designed to distribute power more evenly between the rear tires to allow more aggressive acceleration out of low speed corners. Requires Lotus Traction Control.

Lotus Traction Control - $495 USD | $910 CDN

Modulates power through Engine Control Unit to reduce rear wheel spin. Includes a Console-Mounted Switch to disable system. Cuts fuel delivery to individual cylinders when spin is detected.

Starshield - $995 USD | Not Available in CDN

Clear Protection Film applied to nose of car, rocker panels, exterior mirrors and lower rear panels. Port installed.

Metallic Paint - $590 USD | $975 CDN

Arctic Silver, Canyon Red, Persian Blue, Liquid Blue, Starlight Black, Solar Yellow and Storm Titanium.

Lifestyle Paint - $1,200 USD | $1,675 CDN

Aspen White, Chrome Orange, Graphite Gray, Isotope Green, Laser Blue and Phantom Black.

Limited Paint - $3,300 USD | $3,700 CDN

Candy Red, Ice White and Burnt Orange.

Exclusive Paint - $5,100 USD | $5,700 CDN

Prism Green and Moonstone Silver.
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Specifications

USA MSRP $54,500 USD
CANADA MSRP $61,900 CDN

CHASSIS
· Lotus Designed Lightweight Structure of Epoxy Bonded
  Aluminum Extrusions
· Integral Steel Seatbelt Support Structure and Lightweight
  Steel Rear Sub-Frame
EXTERIOR
· RTM Composite Fiberglass Body
· Black Soft-Top with Stowage Bag
· LED Taillights with Integral Reflectors
· Daytime Running Lights
· Aerodynamic Rear Diffuser
· Solid Paint - Ardent Red or British Racing Green
SUSPENSION
· Fully Independent Suspension with
  Unequal Length Wishbones
· Bilstein Mono-Tube Gas Damper, Eibach Coaxial Coil Spring
· Front Anti-Sway Bar
· Cast Alloy 10-Spoke Wheels in Silver Finish
· Front Wheels: 6J x 16 - 175/50R16
· Rear Wheels: 8J x 17 - 225/45R17
· Yokohama Advan Neova AD07 LTS Sports Tires
· 4-Wheel Ventilated/Cross-Drilled Disc Brakes
· Lotus/AP Racing & Brembo Calipers with
  Anti-Lock Braking System (ABS)
INTERIOR
· Black Cloth Seats with ProBax™ Anatomical Padding
· Air Conditioning, Starter Button, Tinted Glass
  and Carpet Foot Mats
· Airbags - Driver and Passenger (Passenger Airbag
  Cannot Be Deactivated)
· Factory Anti-Theft Alarm System with
  Engine Immobilizer and Remote Locking
· Aluminum Trim - Gear Knob and Handbrake Sleeve
· Leather-Trimmed Momo Steering Wheel
· Alpine 4-Speaker Stereo with In-Dash CD Player
· Intermittent Windshield Wiper
ENGINE
· 218 Horsepower 1.8 Liter, Mid-Mounted 4-Cylinder
  with DOHC and VVTL-I (Variable
  Valve Timing and Lift Intelligence)
· Multi-Point Fuel Injection System with Electronic
  Ignition and Throttle Control
· Capacity: 1796 cm3
· Bore/Stroke 82.0 mm/85.0 mm
· Maximum Power: 218 hp @8000 rpm
· Maximum Torque: 156 lb ft @5000 rpm
· Compression Ratio: 11.5:1
· Fuel Tank Capacity: 10.6 US Gallons
TRANSMISSION
· 6-Speed Close Ratio
PERFORMANCE

· 0-60 mph 4.4 sec
· 0-100 mph 10.7 sec
· Top Speed 150 mph
· Fuel Consumption 20 City / 26 Highway
· Curb Weight 2006 lbs

WARRANTIES
· 3-YEAR/36,000 Mile Limited Warranty
· 8-Year Chassis Corrosion Warranty
BROCHURE
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