With a host of weight-saving items as standard the new Elise Sprint 220 offers the latest in efficient engineering to deliver a car that sets the standard under 800 kg. Offering 217 hp / 250 Nm of torque, the 1.8-litre supercharged engine of the Elise Sprint 220 has been specifically tuned to a benchmark power-to-weight ratio and class leading efficiency. The car's reduction in weight leads to quicker acceleration with 0-60 mph in 4.1 seconds, harder cornering and a power to weight ratio of up to 257 hp / tonne.
Retaining elements that have always kept the Elise ahead of rivals, the Elise Sport 220 is built around a bonded aluminium chassis which is both tremendously strong and stiff - weighing just 68 kg. The new Elise Sport 220 benefits from a range of improvements, which includes a 10 kg mass reduction thanks to a number of new components. Offering 217 hp / 250 Nm of torque, the 1.8-litre supercharged engine of the Elise Sport 220 has been specifically tuned to deliver a benchmark power-to-weight ratio and class leading efficiency.
|Elise Sprint 220||Elise Sport 220|
|Combined MPG||44.8 mpg||37.7mpg|
|CO2 Emissions||149 g/km||173 g/km|
|0-60 MPH||5.9 seconds||4.2 seconds|
|Maximum Top Speed||127 mph||145 mph|
|Weight||798 kg||877 kg|
|Power To Weight Ratio||168 hp/tonne||257 hp/tonne|