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Lotus Elise Sport 190 '98
Lotus Elise Sport 190 '98
Appears in Gran Turismo 2 (RM)
Gran Turismo 3: A-Spec
Gran Turismo 4 Prologue
Gran Turismo 4
Gran Turismo PSP
Gran Turismo 5
Gran Turismo 6
Type in GT5 Standard
Interior in GT6 Simple
Manufacturer Lotus
Displacement 1796 cc
Drivetrain MR
Engine Rover 1800 engine
Max Power 181 BHP
Performance Points 488 PP
Max Torque 139.6 lb-ft
0-60 Mph 5.8 seconds
Standing Quarter Mile 13.969 seconds
Length 3,726 mm (146.7 in)
Width 1,701 mm (67.0 in)
Height 1,202 mm (47.3 in)
Weight 670 kilograms (1,500 lb)
Power/Weight Ratio 3.7 kg (8.2 lb) per horsepower

The Lotus Elise Sport 190 '98 is a Road car produced by Lotus. It appears in every main Gran Turismo game to date since Gran Turismo 2, with the exception of Gran Turismo Sport. It also appears in Gran Turismo 4 Prologue and Gran Turismo PSP.

ColorsEdit

There are twelve colors available for this vehicle:

  • Monaco White
  • New Aluminium Metallic
  • Titanium Metallic
  • Black
  • Calypso Red
  • Ruby Metallic
  • Chrome Orange Metallic
  • Mustard Yellow
  • Lotus Racing Green Metallic
  • Azure Blue Metallic
  • Nautilus Blue Metallic
  • Deep Purple Metallic

In-game descriptionEdit

"A special Elise that produces 190 HP with intake and exhaust tuning."

British sports car manufacturer Lotus introduced its first compact, distinctively styled Elise back in 1995 and, true to the company's heritage, it was a featherweight fighter, tipping the scales at a mere 700 kg.

Adopting a technology commonly used in the assembly of race cars (Lotuses have scored victories in both Formula 1 and the Indianapolis 500), the Elise featured a chassis composed of extruded aluminum that was bonded together with an epoxy adhesive. This not only gave the chassis a very high degree of torsional rigidity, but also the added benefit of light weight, only 68 kg.

Another philosophical carryover from the race track was found inside all four of the Elise's wheel wells: A double wishbone suspension design that featured uprights composed of extruded aluminum (for low-weight/high strength), complemented by aluminum MMC (Metal Matrix Composite) brake rotors, the latter element a production car first.

Originally, this mid-engine sports car was powered by a 1.8-liter DOHC inline-4 from Rover that produced 116 HP, but with the introduction of the Sports 190 in 1996, its power output was bumped up to 137 HP, thanks to a modified exhaust. A year later, a variable-valve-timing-equipped model saw its peak power elevated to 143 HP. Impressive, but the ultimate Series 1 Elise was the radical 340R, with its swoopy race car-like bodywork and mighty 176 HP engine.

AcquisitionEdit

GT2Edit

This car can be purchased at the Lotus dealership for 58,530 Credits. In addition, this car is available from the start in Arcade Mode, where is classified as an A-Class Car.

GT3Edit

This car can be bought at the Lotus dealership for 58,530 Credits. It can also be won by winning the European Championship in the Amateur League where it has a 25% chance of being unlocked. A special colored variant can also be won by completing the Elise Trophy in the Professional League.

GT4PEdit

The player can unlock this car by completing lesson #19 in the Driving School area.

GT4Edit

This car can be bought at the Late 90's Used Cars Showroom for around 42,425 Credits.

GT PSPEdit

This car can be purchased for 65,270 Credits.

GT5Edit

As a Standard car, the Lotus Elise Sport 190 '98 can be purchased from the Used Car Dealership for 54,461 Credits. It is a Level 8 car.

GT6Edit

This car can be purchased for 65,270 Credits. It is a simplified car.

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