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Lotus Elise

  • tickThrilling to drive
  • tickLow running costs
  • tickHold their value

Lotus Elise Convertible (2000 - )

The Lotus Elise offers a unique driving experience. It has been designed to perform and handle through light weight, making it cheaper to run than almost any other sports car.
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Lotus Elise interior

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Lotus Elise performance

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Our expert review

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Weight – or rather, lack of it – was key to every stage of Elise design, and it’s no more obvious than inside the cabin. Getting inside is notoriously tricky with the roof in place, requiring a nimble manoeuvre over the door sill and into the low front seats. Much of the lower surfaces are bare metal, with just a shallow dashboard, small instrument cluster and MOMO steering wheel in front of the driver. The seats look excruciatingly devoid of padding, but actually provide impressive support thanks to their moulded shape.

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Most popular trims on Auto Trader

Sport 220
£42,500 to £47,995
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111S
£17,990 to £23,995
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Cup 250
£39,990 to £53,745
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250 Cup
£46,995 to £53,810
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111R
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R
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