Lotus Elan Curb Weight in Easy-to-Read Graphs

Average weight of Lotus Elan

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Quick notes on Lotus Elan weight

    • Average weight for generation: 1012 kg (2231 lbs)
    • Difference from world average: 471 kg or 1039 lbs lighter
    • Difference from world's heaviest: 3480 kg or 7674 lbs lighter
    • Load to one wheel: 253 kg (558 lbs)
    • Maximum allowable weight: 1162 kg (2562 lbs)
    • Weight to torque ratio: 6 kg per 1 Nm
    • Weight to length ratio: 3.8 mm per 1 kg
    • Engine capacity to weight: 1.6 cc per 1 kg
    • Pounds per 1 kW: 20 lbs/kW
    • Weightly rating: 4 / 10

1989 Lotus Elan II (M100) curb weight

  • 1.6 i 16V Turbo —1020 kg (2249 lbs)
  • 1.6 i 16V —995 kg (2194 lbs)
  • 1.6 i 16V S2 —1020 kg (2249 lbs)

    Weight to consumption ratio

  • 1.6 i 16V Turbo —39 kg/mpg (86 lbs/mpg)
  • 1.6 i 16V —34 kg/mpg (75 lbs/mpg)
  • 1.6 i 16V S2 —39 kg/mpg (86 lbs/mpg)

    Difference from world average weight

  • 1.6 i 16V Turbo is 31.2% lighter than average
  • 1.6 i 16V is 32.9% lighter than average
  • 1.6 i 16V S2 is 31.2% lighter than average
  • Vehicle Curb weight Difference from world's smallest Weight to power ratio 0—60 mph acceleration ratio Consumption ratio
    1.6 i 16V Turbo 1020 kg /
    2249 lbs
    595 kg (1312 lbs) heavier 6 kg to 1 hp 150 kg/s (331 lbs/s) 115 kg/L
    (254 lbs/L)
    1.6 i 16V 995 kg /
    2194 lbs
    570 kg (1257 lbs) heavier 8 kg to 1 hp 128 kg/s (282 lbs/s) 124 kg/L
    (273 lbs/L)
    1.6 i 16V S2 1020 kg /
    2249 lbs
    595 kg (1312 lbs) heavier 6 kg to 1 hp 150 kg/s (331 lbs/s) 115 kg/L
    (254 lbs/L)
    Vehicle 1.6 i 16V Turbo
    Curb weight 1020 kg /
    2249 lbs
    Difference from world's smallest 595 kg (595 lbs) heavier
    Weight to power ratio 6 kg to 1 hp
    0—60 mph acceleration ratio 150 kg/s (331 lbs/s)
    Consumption ratio 115 kg/L
    (254 lbs/L)
    Vehicle 1.6 i 16V
    Curb weight 995 kg /
    2194 lbs
    Difference from world's smallest 570 kg (570 lbs) heavier
    Weight to power ratio 8 kg to 1 hp
    0—60 mph acceleration ratio 128 kg/s (282 lbs/s)
    Consumption ratio 124 kg/L
    (273 lbs/L)
    Vehicle 1.6 i 16V S2
    Curb weight 1020 kg /
    2249 lbs
    Difference from world's smallest 595 kg (595 lbs) heavier
    Weight to power ratio 6 kg to 1 hp
    0—60 mph acceleration ratio 150 kg/s (331 lbs/s)
    Consumption ratio 115 kg/L
    (254 lbs/L)