2009 Lotus Elise

Base RWD 2-Dr Coupe I4 man trans

Base RWD 2-Dr Coupe I4 man trans

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It seems the Exige Cup 260 isn’t the only special edition Lotus headed for the 2009 Frankfurt motor show. Lotus announced the new Elise Club Racer model will also make its public debut during the show.
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For those who purchased a base Lotus Elise or Exige only to wish for more power, you’re in luck. Instead of buying a whole new car to attain forced-inducted power, owners can now purchase a supercharger kit from Lotus itself.
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If you’re headed to Italy and don’t want to get stuck driving a Fiat Panda, here’s an option: Hertz will rent you a special Lotus Elise SC…

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2009 Lotus Elise
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21 MPG City | 27 MPG Hwy
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2009 Lotus Elise
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189hp
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2009 Lotus Elise Specifications

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Engine
1.8L I4Engine
Fuel economy City:
21 MPG
Fuel economy Highway:
27 MPG
Horsepower:
189 hp @ 7800rpm
Torque:
133 ft lb of torque @ 6800rpm
  • Air Conditioning
  • Power Windows (optional)
  • Power Locks
  • Power Seats (optional)
  • Steering Wheel Tilt (optional)
  • Cruise Control (optional)
  • Sunroof (optional)
  • ABS
  • Stabilizer Front
  • Stabilizer Rear (optional)
  • Electronic Traction Control (optional)
  • Electronic Stability Control (optional)
  • Locking Differential (optional)
  • Limited Slip Differential (optional)
  • Airbag Driver
  • Airbag Passenger
  • Airbag Side Front (optional)
  • Airbag Side Rear (optional)
  • Radio
  • CD Player
  • CD Changer (optional)
  • DVD (optional)
  • Navigation (optional)
Vehicle
36,000 miles / 36 months
Powertrain
36,000 miles / 36 months
Corrosion
Unlimited miles / 96 months
Roadside
Unlimited miles / 36 months
Recall Date
12-31-1969:21:34:50
Component
WHEELS:CAP/COVER/HUB
Summary
LOTUS IS RECALLING 87 MODEL YEAR 2009 ELISE AND EXIGE VEHICLES MANUFACTURED FROM JUNE 20, 2008 THROUGH MAY 5, 2009. THE REAR HUB FLANGE BOLTS ON SOME OF THESE VEHICLES MAY BE UNDER-TORQUED AND MAY BECOME LOOSE. IF THAT OCCURS, AN INSECURE HUB COULD LEAD TO DEGRADATION IN VEHICLE HANDLING, AND A RUBBING NOISE FROM THE REAR OF THE VEHICLE.
Consequences
IF THE PROBLEM IS NOT ADDRESSED PROMPTLY, THE DRIVER COULD LOSE CONTROL OF THE VEHICLE, RESULTING IN A CRASH.
Remedy
LOTUS WILL NOTIFY OWNERS AND REPAIR THE VEHICLES FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN DURING JUNE 2009. OWNERS MAY CONTACT LOTUS TOLL-FREE AT 1-800-245-6887.
Potential Units Affected
87
Notes
LOTUS CARS USA, INC.


Recall Date
12-31-1969:21:35:40
Component
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE
Summary
Lotus Cars USA, Inc. (Lotus) is recalling certain model year 2008-2011 Elise and Exige vehicles manufactured from November 2007 to July 2011, and 2011 Evora vehicles manufactured September 2010 through September 2011. The oil cooler hose may detach from its fitting.
Consequences
A detached oil hose could spray oil on a tire, increasing the risk of a crash, or it could spray oil throughout the engine compartment, increasing the risk of a fire.
Remedy
Lotus will notify owners, and dealers will replace the oil cooler hose fittings on the Elise and Exige vehicles and will replace the oil cooler hose assemblies on the Evora vehicles, free of charge. The manufacturer has not yet provided a notification schedule. Owners may contact Lotus at 1-800-245-6887. Lotus' number for this recall is 201401R (Elise/Exige), and 2014/02R (Evora). Note: This recall is an expansion of recalls 11V-510 and 13V-041.
Potential Units Affected
860
Notes
Lotus Cars USA, Inc.


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