E L I S E
Elise: Rebirth of the
true Lotus. Alastair Clements with a foreword of Adrian Newey,
technical director, McLaren International. The Elise saw the return of
the genuinely exciting sports car. This was the first Lotus for a generation
to truly revive Colin Chapman's ideals, proving a worthy successor to
the seminal Lotus 7. The Elise was the first modern sports car to generate
real enthusiasts, tempting many classic car fans to change their allegiance
to this no-compromise contemporary classic. Nearly 12,000 Elises have
been built since its 1995 launch. Here is a fascinating insight into how
the Elise came to be and how it has been developed since, along with a
good buying advice and specifications for all MK I models, including Elise
Sport 190, GT 1, Sport 135, 111S, Sport Elise 340R, Sport 160, Exige.
Also: Elise MK II: 1.8i, Sport 135, Sport 190, 111S. A list of UK Lotus
clubs, Elise production and performance figures. 21 x 27 cm, 176pp, 200
The Lotus Elise - The Official Story of the Elise. By Jeremy
Walton. Every fascinating stage of the development of the Elise, Lotus
Type 111, is explored in this fully comprehensive book. From the
cars conception, through production, and all the way to it’s marketing,
every part of the story is covered in depth. The book also has a chapter
on the cars subsequent development for, and success on, the racetrack,
as well as an appendix covering collectables & memorabilia. Produced
with the full co-operation of Lotus Cars, who gave access to the companies
archives as well as their employees, this book contains the reminisces
of virtually everyone involved in the concept and design of the Elise.
Through its production and subsequent development into the series 2 model
of 2001, every variation of the car is described by Jeremy Walton, the
only journalist invited to attend the the project 111 meetings back in
Lotus Elise. The
famous Brooklands test series, compiles by R. M. Clarke. This is a book
of contemporary road tests, technical and specification data, new model
intro’s, driver’s impressions, long-term reports. 180 pgs.
300 ill, Excellent value for the Elise owner.
Lotus Elise. Colin
Pitt. Contains articles from English and US magazines. All b/w, soft bound.
80 pgs. British quality.
Elise on Video.
The Inside Story. 150 min. full of fun. This is the full, inside
Story of the Lotus Elise. A fascinating behind-the-scenes look into the
design, testing and production of this multi award winning sportscar.
Share the tensions and triumphs of the Lotus design teams as they work
against the clock, combining cutting edge technologies with that legendary
Lotus 'spirit' to produce a truly radical racecar for the road. First
shown on the Discovery Channel, this fascinating double video is a must
for anyone with a passion for sportscars and an interest in car design.
If you want to look up any
part for your Lotus Elise, use the Parts List and if there's a fault with
your Lotus, check out the Workshop Manual BEFORE you take it to a dealer.
8 times out of 10, you can diagnose the problem yourself with these books.
Elise MK I, Workshop
Manual and Service Notes. Complete, incl. the Rover engine, gearbox
and a large racing chapter. Reprint in 2 heavy volumes with colour front
plate, driving tests, press release and some additional chapters about
the Exige, Elise Sport 160 and the 340R.This manual cover every aspect
of the Elise, incl. upgrade kit to Sport 160 model, Sport 190 K4 controller,
Exige upgrade kit to 190 PS in the large motor sport chapter. This
book is a must for any Lotus Elise, Exige & 340R owner.
Elise MK I Parts List.
Complete with all necessary part numbers and drawings. This publication
has been designed for use by Lotus Dealers. The list is arranged in function
groups, as defined by a Contents page, and sometimes use several versions
of the same function group to accommodate model variations. 135 Sport,
50th Anniversary Elise, 111S, Elise JPS, Elise 49, Elise Millenium.
Latest additions dated 03/2001, including a small list of motor
sport and racing parts. For a complete list of all motor sport parts see
next Parts List: Lotus Elise MK I, Motor sport.
Lotus Elise MK I, Motor
Sport, Parts List for the Lotus Sport Elise model. Contains:
Body, Glazing and Seals, Exterior Fittings, Seats & Seat Belts,
Pedal Box, Interior, Electrical, Chassis (incl. subframe, Roll-Over Bar,
Longerons), Suspension (incl. Uniball Rear Toe Link Kit), Steering, Brakes,
Wheels & Tyres, Engine, Belts & Pulleys, Induction Systems, Fuel
System, Cooling, Transmission, Fire Extinguisher System. Complete,
all parts are illustrated, up to 2001 models.
Lotus 340R Parts List.
Complete, including all updates. Colour front page, hardcover.
Lotus Exige MK I, Parts
List. With some
extra information. Colour front page, hardcover.