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1969 Lotus Elan Plus 2
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1969 Lotus Elan
Plus 2
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2018 Lotus Evora
400 RWD
Kyree Williams Preview:

As cars go, the Evora is an old one. It arrived on the market a full eight model years ago and soon became the only street-legal model in the U.S. for Lotus. A 2017 update made it as c...

Specs

1969 Lotus Elan
Plus 2
2018 Lotus Evora
400 RWD
Powertrain
Drivetrain --
RWD
RWD
Fuel Economy, City --
17 MPG
16 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway --
24 MPG
24 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume -- 15.8 gal
Engine
Fuel Type --
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power --
400 hp @ 7,000 RPM
400 hp @ 7,000 RPM
Torque --
302 lb-ft @ 3,500 RPM
302 lb-ft @ 3,500 RPM
Cylinders --
6 cylinders
6 cylinders
Compression Ratio --
10:1
10:1
Displacement --
3,500 cc
3,500 cc
Bore x Stroke --
3.7 in x 3.27 in
3.7 in x 3.27 in
Safety
ABS Brakes -- Standard
Driver Airbag -- Standard
Passenger Airbag -- Standard
Front Side Airbags -- Standard
Comfort and Convenience
Leather Seats -- Standard
Air Conditioning -- Standard
CD Player -- Standard
Radio -- Standard
Power Windows -- Standard
Power Door Locks -- Standard
Driver Power Seats -- Standard
Passenger Power Seats -- Standard
Interior
Maximum Seating -- 4 seats
Front Legroom -- --
Back Legroom -- --
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume -- 5.7 cu ft
Exterior
Length -- 172.6 in
Width -- 77.6 in
Height -- 48.4 in
Wheelbase -- 101.4 in

Available Options

1969 Lotus Elan
Plus 2
2018 Lotus Evora
400 RWD

Exterior Colors

  • Metallic Black
  • Metallic Blue
  • Metallic Grey
  • Metallic Orange
  • Metallic Silver
  • Metallic White
  • Racing Green
  • Signature Silver
  • Solid Red
  • Solid Yellow

Option Packages

  • Carbon Fiber Access Panel
  • Carbon Fiber Rear Tailgate

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