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Selected Style 2-Door Convertible
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Convertible 21 27 N/A $51,845
2-Door Convertible SC 20 26 N/A $54,990
2-Door Coupe Manual Premium Plus
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe Manual Premium Plus 14 22 $49,895 $53,650
2-Door Coupe Manual Prestige 14 22 $49,895 $53,650
2-Door Coupe Automatic Premium Plus 16 24 $51,011 $54,850
2-Door Coupe Automatic Prestige 16 24 $51,011 $54,850
2-Door Cabriolet Premium Plus 17 26 $54,917 $59,050
2-Door Cabriolet Prestige 17 26 $54,917 $59,050
Pricing
Invoice Price
N/A
$49,895
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$51,845
$53,650
Monthly Payment Estimate
$864 / month
$894 / month
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 21 mpg 14 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 27 mpg 22 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Two Seater Compact
Interior Dimensions
Front Hip Room (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Front Head Room (in) - TBD - 39.1
Front Shoulder Room (in) - TBD - 54.3
Passenger Volume (ft³) - TBD - 84.0
Front Leg Room (in) - TBD - 41.3
Passenger Capacity 2 4
Second Leg Room (in) - 31.7
Second Hip Room (in) - - TBD -
Second Head Room (in) - 36.0
Second Shoulder Room (in) - 52.8
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in) 57.4 62.5
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.3 - TBD -
Length, Overall (in) 149.0 182.1
Height, Overall (in) 44.0 54.0
Track Width, Rear (in) 59.2 62.1
Wheelbase (in) 90.5 108.3
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 72.8 78.0
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) - TBD - 12.2
Brakes
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Brake Type Pwr Pwr
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 10.6 16.6
Steering
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) - TBD - - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall - TBD - 16.3
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 32.8 37.4
Steering Type Manual Pwr Rack & Pinion
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P225/45R17 P255/35R19
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P175/50R16 P255/35R19
Spare Tire Size - TBD - Compact
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 1984 3858
Wheels
Front Wheel Material Alloy Alloy
Spare Wheel Material - TBD - - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x 5.5 19 x 8.5
Spare Wheel Size (in) - TBD - Compact
Rear Wheel Material Alloy Alloy
Rear Wheel Size (in) 17 x 7.5 19 x 8.5
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) - TBD - 12.9
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) - TBD - 180
Engine
Engine Type Gas I4 Gas V8
Fuel System MPFI DOHC FSI Direct
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 133 @ 6800 325 @ 3500
Engine Order Code NA NA
Displacement 1.8L/110 4.2L/254
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 190 @ 7800 354 @ 7000
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG) 23 17
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 27 22
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 21 14
Transmission
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 4.53 3.88
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.17 1.13
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD Manual
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.81 0.78
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.17 3.67
Clutch Size (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.48 1.52
Trans Type 6 6
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive All-Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.92 0.92
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.25 3.22
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.05 2.16
Trans Order Code NA NA
Summary
Body Style 2 Door Convertible 2 Door Coupe
Vehicle Name Lotus Elise Audi S5
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Independent 5-link
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear Independent Trapezoidal
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/Anti-dive
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year 8.1 11.0
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score 6 3
 
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