E L I S E

New!
The Lotus Elise - The Official Story Continues. By Jeremy Walton. Second Edition. 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 1994.
The Lotus Elise is a stunning 208 page full colour publication, and it's large 30 x 30 cm format contains over 500 mostly unseen, pictures, drawings and photographs. The Lotus Elise – The Official Story Continues is available in two versions, as either a Standard or Special Edition.
The signed and numbered Special Editions are limited to 340 copies, and
numbered accordingly. The SE is presented in a silver Perspex slipcase
complete with a Elise badging. Each Special Edition book is distinguished
by a a facsimile »chassis plate« that has been inscribed with the books
number and personally signed by the Author, Jeremy Walton.
Standard Edition:
$ 64,95 - £ 34,50

Special Edition, in a Perspex slipcase, numbered facsimile »chassis plate«
$ 119,95 - £ 75,-

 

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 colour ill.
$ 34,95 - £ 19,95

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 1994.
The LOTUS ELISE a stunning 208 page full colour publication, and it’s large 30 x 30 cm format contains over 500 mostly unseen, pictures, drawings and photographs. LOTUS ELISE is available in two versions, as either a Standard or Special Edition.
The signed and numbered Special Editions are limited to 340 copies, and numbered accordingly. The SE is presented in a silver Perspex slipcase complete with a Elise badging.  Each Special Edition book is distinguished by a a facsimile "chassis plate" that has been inscribed with the books number and personally signed by the Author, Jeremy Walton.
Standard Edition:
$ 64,95 - £ 34,50
Special Edition, in a Perspex slipcase, numbered facsimile "chassis plate"
$ 119,95 - £ 75,-


Lotus Elise - The Complete Story. John Tipler. Excellent selection of pictures, some in colour. The Lotus Elise is a truly groundbreaking sports car, with innovative design and construction that helps continue the Lotus tradition.
This comprehensive book covers the full story of this amazing car  from it’s initial design stages   through it’s complex development and launch to great public acclaim. If you own or dream to own a Elise, you need this first book about the car.
$ 36,95 - £ 19,95

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.
$ 24,95 - £ 13,95

Lotus Elise.  Colin Pitt. Contains articles from English and US magazines. All b/w, soft bound. 80 pgs. British quality.
$ 15,95 - £ 9,95

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.
An exclusive behind the scenes look at the development, testing and production of the world’s most exciting new sportscar. Discover the inside of the car’s new technologies - including its extruded aluminium chassis. Follow the prototypes as they’re tested to destruction, put through gruelling winter tests in the Swiss Alps and dramatic brake tests on the hazardous Stelvio pass in Italy. Available now in the USA NTSC and European PAL system.
$ 34,95 - £ 19,95

Lotus Elise Workshop Manuals.
Lotus Elise Parts Lists.

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.
Never again will you order the wrong part number, costing valuable time and money. Tell your local main dealer exactly what part number you need.
Or simply use it to remember how to reassemble what you took apart.

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.
$ 89,95 - £ 49,95

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.
$ 69,95 - £ 39,95

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.
$ 69,95 - £ 39,95

New!
Lotus Elise Workshop Manual MK 2. 111R, Elise North America, Exige 2004 Model Year Onwards. For the Toyota engine cars. Based on Lotus Elise Workshop Manual MK 2, 2001 model years onwards. Except engine and gearbox. Hardcover. Not yet complete. Additional chapters will follow free. Volume 1: $ 89,95 - £ 49,95

New!
Lotus Elise Workshop Manual MK 2.
111R, Elise North America, Exige 2004 Model Year Onwards. Toyota powertrain with 1.8 litre VVTL-i engine and Toyota six speed transmission.
Volume 2: $ 89,95 - £ 49,95

New!
Lotus Elise MK 2 Parts List, 2001 - 2003.
Please state year or your chassis number for the correct Parts List! Hardcover, with some extra chapters. Including the supplement for the Lotus Sport 111 and 135R.
$ 69,95 - £ 39,95

New!
Lotus Elise MK II Parts List, 2003 on.
Please state year or your chassis number for the correct Parts List! Rover engine and gearbox. Hardcover, with some extra chapters. Including the supplement for the Lotus Sport 111 and 135R
$ 69,95 - £ 39,95

New!
Lotus Elise MK 2 Parts List, 111R, Elise North America, Exige 2004 Model Year Onwards. Toyota engine and gearbox cars. Please state year, model and your chassis number for the correct Parts List! Hardcover.
$ 69,95 - £ 39,95

Lotus 340R Parts List. Complete, including all updates. Colour front page, hardcover.
$ 69,95 - £ 39,95

Lotus Exige MK I, Parts List. With some extra information. Colour front page, hardcover.
$ 69,95 - £ 39,95


Lotus Elise Model History.

June 1996.
Lotus Elise MK I model introduction.

November 1998.
Elise 135 Sport model

January 1999.
Elise 111S model introduction.

January 2000.
Elise 340R model.

November 2000.
Lotus Elise MK II model introduction.

February 2002.
Air Condition as option. Cobra security system

March 2002.
Hardtop roof panel as option.

May 2002.
Elise 111 & 111S

May 2003.
Lotus Sport 135R, for the UK market only.

May 2003.
Lotus Sport 111. For Australia, Hong Kong, Japan, Singapore.

January 2004
Elise 111R model introduction. Toyota powertrain with 1.8 litre VVTL-i engine and six speed transmission. USA market.

March 2004.
New Exige MK II introduction. Fixed roof and strut mounted rear aerofoil.

May 2004.
Lotus Elise MK II for North America. Similar to the 111R

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