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No pretender. The 2015 Lotus Elise S Club Racer is strictly one for the hardcore fans...
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LIST PRICE From $84,990
CARADVICE RATING 8.0
FUEL ECONOMY 7.5/100km
SEAT 4

2021 Lotus Elise and Exige Final Edition price and specs

2021 Lotus Elise Final Edition offered in two variants 2021 Lotus Exige Final Edition offered in three variants A total of 80 vehicles are expected to be available 0-100km/h times of 3.3 to 4.5 seconds Priced from $97,990 to $209,990, all before on-road costs Pricing and specification for the 2021 Lotus Elise Final Edition and 2021 Lotus Exige Final Edition has been confirmed for Australia, just months before the legendary nameplates are set to be retired...

Four new Lotus sports cars confirmed, will replace Elise, Exige and Evora

Lotus's sports car range will (at last) undergo a major shake-up this decade, with the British brand confirming the arrival of "a new series of sports cars" set to launch in the coming years. The new models will not sit alongside the existing Elise, Exige and Evora sports cars, but rather replace them entirely, with the existing cars to end production by the end of 2021 – marking the end of a trio of nameplates in use since the Elise's debut in 1995...

Lotus launches new authentication program, honours founder's last company car

British-based boutique car manufacturer Lotus has launched a new certificate of provenance program for owners, wherever they are in the world. Those who pay £170 for the privilege will receive a certificate of provenance which outlines their car's Vehicle Identification Number (VIN), paint colour, and details on its exact manufacture date as per factory records...

Lotus shows off plug-and-play digital dash

A new digital instrument display could give Lotus owners an advantage on weekend track days, or outline to drivers where they went wrong. The digital dash has been developed by Lotus as a plug-and-play system for owners of Elise and Exige V6 models built after 2008...

2020 Lotus Elise pricing and specs

British sports-car-maker Lotus has refreshed its iconic, entry-level Elise model for 2020. The lightweight sports model is now available in two trims, the Sport 220 and hardcore Cup 250. Pricing for the 2020 models remains the same, at $87,990 for the Sport 220 and $107,990 for the Cup 250 (before on-road costs)...

Car News Daily podcast: Your daily download

Plenty has happened in the world of car news over the last 24 hours. If you haven't had time to read all the news on CarAdvice.com, catch up on your way home with Car News Daily, as Mandy Turner reads each news story word-for-word. Today's download: Ford 'stop sale' on 2...

Lotus Elise Cup 250 Bathurst Edition pricing and specs

Lotus Cars Australia has revealed an exclusive limited-run model for our market – the Elise Cup 250 Bathurst Edition. Capped at just six units, the Bathurst Edition is priced from $109,990 plus on-road costs, and features an array of special appointments compared to the 'standard' Elise Cup 250...

CarAdvice podcast 140: Take a ride in the Jimny, and sporty wagons!

This week, you are joined by Mandy Turner, Kez Casey, and Mike Stevens. In car news, the Mitsubishi ASX, the BMW X3 M and X4 M Competition, and the Alpina B7 XDrive have been revealed. Plus, the Fiat 500C Spiaggina '58 has been confirmed for Australia, and the Liberal National Party has backed a proposal for manufacturers to share service data with independent repairers...

CarAdvice podcast 129: LIVE from V-Spec Performance, with pristine Japanese sports cars!

This week Mandy Turner, Paul Maric, and Mike Costello are live from V-Spec Performance, surrounded by pristine Japanese sports cars. In car news, the 2020 Hyundai Palisade has been leaked, Mitsubishi will be taking a lead role in developing a ute platform for the Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi Alliance...

CarAdvice on YourMoney, 24 October 2018: What's on this week's show?

On this week's episode of CarAdvice, Paul Maric and Trent Nikolic talk Toyota's new sports car, Nissan's special new ute concept, warranties and your rights, and much more. In the news, Toyota's legendary Supra is set to return in 2019, and we already know so much. Like, the fact that it's basically a BMW...

Lotus Elise meets the girl it was named after

The Lotus Elise has been around for some 22 years, and this week the lightweight sports car reunited with the girl that inspired its name – Elisa Artioli. Her grandfather is former chairman of Lotus, Romano Artioli, who was overseeing the British sports car manufacturer when the Elise was launched in 1995...