Lotus Elise S2 buying guide - Lotus Elise S2 specification and costs

How much to pay for a Lotus Elise S2 and how much it'll cost to run

What to pay

Specification (S2 K-series, 111R in brackets)

EngineIn-line 4-cyl, 1796cc 
Power120bhp @ 5500rpm (189 @ 7800)
Torque124lb ft @ 3500-4500rpm (133 @ 6800)
TransmissionFive-speed manual(six-speed), rear-wheel drive
Tyres175/55 R16 (front), 225/45 R17 (rear)
Weight (kerb)726kg (860 without options)
Power-to-weight168bhp/ton (223)
0-60mph5.6sec (4.9)
Top speed125mph (151)
Price when new£22,995 (£27,995)

Parts prices

(Toyota-engined cars in brackets. Prices from bellandcolvill.co.uk. Tyres from blackcircles.com. Prices with VAT but without fitting charges)

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Tyres (each) £129.59 front, £89.59 rear (Bridgestone Potenza)Front pads (set)  £152.86Front discs (pair) £343.22Damper £155.50 (£170.64)Clutch kit £339.70 (£641.96)Front downpipe/cat (VVC) £1381.16 (£1037.26)Rear silencer £524.36 (£694.94)

Servicing

(Based on K-series. Prices from bellandcolvill.co.uk, including VAT)

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‘A’ service £371.17‘B’ service (inc plugs) £450.88‘C’ service (inc cambelt & plugs, non-VVC) £877.96

Service annually or 9000 miles, whichever sooner. ‘C’ service at four years/36k miles. Toyota engines: annual service £377.44, plus extras (air filter at three years £89.81, spark plugs at six years £139.54, etc

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