16 April 2009
Lotus Elise

Lotus Elise

2010 model year Lotus Elise and Exige now cleaner than ever

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16 April 2009 | For 2010 Model Year, the Elise and Exige have substantially reduced CO2 emissions and improved fuel consumption. The latest Elise and Exige models are the product of continuous improvement to give up to a 9% reduction in CO2 emissions and similar increases in fuel economy.

On the combined cycle, the Elise S shows the greatest improvement in fuel efficiency offering an increase of 3.2 mpg (a decrease of 0.7 l/100km), from 34.0 mpg (8.3 l/100 km) to 37.2 mpg (7.6 l/100km). These figures are achieved by focussing on light weight technology and small, efficient engines to achieve sensational performance and class leading fuel economy.

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Mike Kimberley, CEO of Group Lotus plc, stated: "The Lotus philosophy of performance through light weight is even more relevant in today's emission focused ecological world. This design philosophy has enabled Lotus to offer fantastic levels of performance, with Lotus cars being some of the greenest performance cars on the market".

Mike Kimberley continues, "We are at the cutting edge of green transport technology and we will continue to push the boundaries with our green research and environmental strategy. We are keen to ensure that Lotus as a company and its products offer an ethical, green option that appeals to our customers".

The new 2010 model year Elise and Exige are on sale now at Lotus dealers.

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