4 cylinder, supercharged
/ 1987 lbs
The Lotus Clark Type 25 Elise SC was released as a special edition
model for 2008. 50 examples of the car were created, with 25
allocated for the UK market, and the other 25 being sent to
various dealers in mainland Europe. Other markets have to be
content with the standard Elise SC.
The Clark Type 25 Elise SC was created to commemorate the 40th
Anniversary of legendary Lotus racing driver Jim Clark at Hockenheim
in 1968. The number 25 recalls his number of F1 wins and also
the Type number of his 1963 Lotus F1 car.
The Lotus Clark Type 25 Elise SC draws upon many styling cues
of Clark's Type 25 race car. Finished in British Racing Green
with a yellow stripe along the centre, the car features black
and silver colored Lotus Sport wheels and a removable hard top.
Inside, the black leather sports seats trimmed in red leather were inspired by the Team Lotus
Formula 1 cars of the era. A retro wooden gear knob finishes
off the cosmetic package.
Powering the Lotus Clark Type 25 Elise SC is a Toyota sourced,
1.8 litre supercharged engine with variable valve timing. This
engine offers the benefit of either economical driving, or full-on
performance depending on the drivers mood. Maximum horsepower
output is for the Elise SC is 217 hp. This allows the car to
reach 60 mph in 4.6 seconds, on its way to a 148 mph top speed.
Fitted as standard on the Clark Type 25 Elise SC is traction control, ABS and sequential shift lights, however all the
driver aids are included to improve the driving experience and
do not intervene unless you've really got into trouble.
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