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Elise weights from Lotus

Standard car weights from Lotus, take with salt. User submitted car weights are located further down the page.

Model Weight (kg) Provenance
S1 690 1996 brochure
713 (inc full fuel tank) 1997 manual
755 1998 manual
S1 111S 770 brochure
770 Elise - The Official Story
S1 135 730 Elise - The Official Story
S1 160 715 Elise - The Official Story
S1 190 670 Elise - The Official Story
340R 675 Elise - The Official Story
701 Service Manual 340R Supplement
Expose 545 Elise - The Official Story
S1 Exige 780 Elise - The Official Story
VX220 NA 875 Elise - The Official Story
VX220 Turbo 930 Parkers
S2 750 Elise - The Official Story
750-830 The Lotus Book
S2 135 750 Elise - The Official Story
S2 111S 772 unladen, 881 in service V5
in running order 888 min, 925 max EEC Certificate of Conformity
780 Elise - The Official Story
S2 111R 860, 916 with options The Lotus Book
S2 Exige 875, 916 with options The Lotus Book

Elise weights from SELOC members

Weights entered from SELOC Members, take with salt.


Sortable table
User Model Weight (kg) Details
your username here Atom 300 620.0 Apr 09, French public weigh bridge, Full tank, tool kit, dead flies
Littleblackflash S1 Elise Sport 190 675.0 Rota wheels,No Radio,11 Litres fuel, lightweight battery, no passenger seat, no roof or rear window, lightened door beams, 1/2 size alloy fuel tank Heavy A-frame cage. Weighed at Snetterton after Lotrdc sprint.
deeppurpleelise S1 Elise 700.0 Apr 09, French public weigh bridge, 1 gallon fuel, minus carpets, rear screen & hoop
LotusJay S1 Elise 709.0 Rota wheels,No Radio,5 Litres fuel, lightweight battery.
SJKeates S1 Elise 710.0 Standard apart from a lightweight battery, no stereo or petrol. Includes roof.
Greenelise86 S1 Elise (118bhp) 710.5 Corner weights at Qmech, 22 litres of fuel, 421 manifold, no cat, janspeed Back box, heavy stuff in at weigh in, Carpets,VX220 seats and runners, rear spoiler, front splitter, radio, softtop and EBC Ultimax discs
ste S1 Elise - Honda (98) 720.0 30L of fuel. Lots of lightening. Weighed at DVSA public weighbridge in West Sussex.
Lanber S1 Elise (1999) 725.0 Oct 11, DVLA weighbridge, Empty tank, lightwight flywheel, light exhoust, EP4-2-1, CRP, EP alucentered brake discs, no radio & speakers
Revolt S1 Elise (1999) 726.0 Dry weight (no fuel) measured at EMERALD, weight distribution: front/back: 45/55
worldwidewebs S1 Elise 111S 729.0 Oct 26, Oulton Park weighbridge, 3/4 full tank, few bits in the boot, harness bar, harness, Exige motorsport seat, victory alloys
wevster S1 Elise (1997) 730.0 Cadwell Park 2010, 25l fuel, MMC brakes
LotusJay S1 Elise - Honda (98) 732.0 18L of fuel. No Radio, No Paasenger seat, Carbon Mog Drivers seat, Lightweight battery, Plexi rear glass, 48 Litre Ali tank, Rota Wheels, Weighed at Snetterton after LCUPUK Sprint.
gt111 S1 Elise 740.0 Cadwell Park 2010, 26l fuel
rwhitworth (Russell Whitworth) S1 Elise (Steve Williams Duratec conversion) 740.0 16 litres of fuel, Eliseparts hard top, harness bar and harnesses (plus seatbelts), S160 seats, alloy radiator, Raceline exhaust
Joel S1 Elise (2000) 745.0 late S1 with steel uprights and brakes, 421-decat-Raceline exhaust, harness bar and harnesses, Speedline mag wheels, no carpets or radio, weighed on Longacre corner scales with hardtop fitted and 34L fuel, 20/02/10.
yod S1 Elise (1999) 746.0 Cadwell Park 2010, full tank of fuel, some light bits (approx 11kg saved)
DanMcLean S2 Elise Sport Tourer (2002) 749.0 Regional weigh-in and power run
glug S2 111s 750.0 Honda N/A, Mog carbon seats, Super B lithium battery, Proalloy 48l tank, perspex rear window, radio, speakers and carpets removed, two harnesses with bar, 4 pot fronts 2 pot rears, Ali belled discs, 2bular 8x24, 19l fuel, OZ racing wheels, AO48s.
darkSol S2 Elise 111 (Federal) 753.0 Empty tank. No top. 793kg full (54L ProAlloy tank). 410bhp. Many, many modifications. 2005 car. Details here
Thorburn S1 Elise (1998) 754.5 Corner weighted during geo at Hofmanns
Early 1998 S1, changed to steel uprights and brakes, boot bag, alloy engine cover, alloy radiator, Janspeed exhaust, Nitron Street Series suspension, Pro-bax S2 Exige Sports Seats, harness bar and harnesses, 28L fuel
x27EVE S1 Elise 111S 755.0 Cadwell Park 2010, 29l fuel
your username here S1 Elise 111S 760.0 Apr 09, French public weigh bridge, 27L fuel
your username here S1 Elise 760.0 Apr 09, French public weigh bridge, 27L fuel
Esprit S1 Exige (Non-Aircon) 764.0 Corner Scales. Factory Standard with sports interior, Full Fluids, 33L Fuel
Martin R S2 Elise Sport 190 767.0 Mallory Park 2/3 full tank of fuel, soft top on + Harness bar and harnesses. 2003 car.
mellowmatt S1 Elise 111S 773.0 Cadwell Park 2010, 34l fuel
Trixster S2 Elise S (120Bhp K Series) 775.0 Dec 09 @ SPS Automotive, Larini, Nitrons, 20L fuel, full carpet set, 4 speakers, leccy windows etc
flying banana S1 Elise 111S (1999) 776.0 During corner weighting at Hofmanns. 3/4 of a tank. Lots of carpet, sound deadening, subwoofer, bigger speakers and with the Lotus "Sport" boat anchor exhaust fitted
k20Rob Honda S1 Elise 780.0 Apr 2015, Scrap yard weigh bridge, 10kg fuel (16 litres). 1999 S1. Stark K20 Honda conversion. Roof off. Carpet still in the boot and factory floor mats. Radio and speakers removed. Harness bar added along with one set of harnesses. Larini 'Sports' Stainless Exhaust with extra Silencing Layer (extra layer of stainless steel around the silencer, so one of the heaviest after market exhausts I expect). 1kg Fire extinguisher. Aluminium belled front discs.
your username here S1 Elise 111S 780.0 Apr 09, French public weigh bridge, Full tank, bottles of water
felixj S2 Elise 111S 780.0 May 11, public weigh bridge, nearly empty tank, manual windows, harnessbar, no a/c
tertius S2 Elise 111S (2003) 785.0 Apr 2010: Corner scales at Hoffmans; no a/c; manual windows; 20L fuel; 240R wheels; carbon seats; harness bar and harnesses
Stifler S2 Elise Racetech 787.0 Cadwell Park 2010, 20l fuel
your username here S2 Elise 111S 800.0 Apr 09, French public weigh bridge, Half tank, Elec windows, no a/c
rta S1 Elise Sport 135 (99) 807.6 Factory hardtop, ~13L of fuel. Janspeed Roadsport exhaust. Weight provided on MOT test result.
Martyn111S S2 Elise 111S 808.0 Hoffmans, during corner weighting + 1/2/ tank fuel
Dr H S2 Elise Sport Tourer (2001 with SC Honda Conversion) 816.0 Corner weighting + 18 litres of fuel and abut 5kg worth of stuff in the boot. OZ rims, harness bar, probax seats carpets etc.
muu S2 Elise 135R (Honda Conversion) 816.5 Feb 12, Corner Weight at TDi Plc, 22L fuel, Tullett Exhaust, all factory trim in place, OZ wheel with R888, Factory hardtop and 3.9kg soft-top stashed behind the seats. harness bar & harnesses
your username here S2 Elise 111S 820.0 Apr 09, French public weigh bridge, Full tank, manual windows, a/c
Loafing Wafu S2 Elise Sport Tourer (2002 with Sincs SC Honda Conversion) 823.0 Hofmann's corner weighting Aug 2010. 15L fuel, OZ rims, harness bar, probax motorsport seats, carpets, small sub, gubbins in boot
derbyphil S2 Elise S (Toyota 134bhp) 840.0 Cadwell Park 2010, 1/2 tank fuel
yod S2 Elise 111R Touring (2005) 868.0 Hofmann's during corner weighting. 20L fuel, 2x Reverie Mulsanne C seats, harnesses+bar, aircon
jpc S2 Elise 111R (Sport Racer) 880.0 Cadwell Park 2010, 1/2 tank fuel and hardtop fitted
your username here S2 Elise 111R 880.0 Apr 09, French public weigh bridge, Unknown fuel
your username here S2 Elise 111R 880.0 Apr 09, French public weigh bridge, Full tank, harness bar
uppitysi S2 Exige 190 900.0 Cadwell Park 2010, 1/2 tank fuel
FinStien S2 Exige 190 (Katana S/C fitted) 908.0 Cadwell Park 2010, 1.5bars fuel on dash
your username here S2 Exige S 920.0 Apr 09, French public weigh bridge, Half tank, boot full of gubbins
Mr Wiki Europa S 963.0 Elise chassis Europa, Lotus performance pack (225bhp)
Harleston S3 Exige S 1160.0 MY13 Exige V6, Premium Sport Pack, Air-conditioning, Rear Park Sensors, 35l fuel, Public Weigh Bridge[1].
Liam Evora 1399.0 MY10, Tech Pack, Forged Alloy Wheels, 60l fuel (approx. 43kg), Public Weigh Bridge[2]

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References

SELOC Forums » SELOC Chat » The weight of an elise myth buster thread

SELOC Forums » Technical Discussion » S1 vs S2 weights

  1. SELOC Forums » SELOC Chat » Guess the weight of the V6 Exige S
  2. SELOC Forums » SELOC Chat » Guess the weight (of the Evora) - with answer
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