Europa 2009



Vehicle Description

Model

Europa

Engine

1998 cc turbo charged engine, 4 cylinders in line, water-cooled with double overhead camshafts. 4 valves per cylinder, multi-point sequential system fuel injection and electronic ignition.

Emissions

Three-way catalytic converter. Euro IV emissions compliant with full On-Board Diagnostics (OBD).

Transmission

M32 Gearbox, aluminium construction. 6-speed, constant mesh helical gears and open differential.

Chassis

Lotus designed lightweight structure of epoxy bonded aluminium alloy extrusions with glass-fibre composite front section, extruded aluminium door beams, integral steel seat-belt support structure and lightweight galvanised steel rear subframe.

Steering

Solidly mounted mechanical rack and pinion steering box. 2.8 turns lock-to-lock

Suspension

Fully independent sport suspension utilising unequal length wishbones. Bilstein mono-tube dampers with coaxial Eibach coil springs. Front anti-roll bar.

Wheels

Unique lightweight wheels (17" front and rear)

Tyres

Front - Bridgestone Potenza 175/55 R17 Rear - Bridgestone Potenza 225/45 R17

Brakes

Servo-assisted, track tuned 4-channel Anti-lock Braking System (ABS) with Lotus/AP-Racing twin-piston fixed aluminium alloy front brake calipers. Brembo single-piston sliding rear calipers and 288 mm diameter, 26 mm thick front and rear cast-iron ventilated discs.


Performance Data

Fuel consumption - urban

22.2 mpg ( 12.7 l/100 km )

Fuel consumption - extraurban

38.9 mpg (7.3 l/100 km )

Fuel consumption - combined

30.4 mpg ( 9.3 l/100 km )

CO2 emissions

220 g/km

Fuel tank capacity

9.6 galUK ( 43.5 l )

Gear ratios I / II / III

3.818 :1 / 2.158 :1 / 1.475 :1

IV / V / VI

1.067 :1 / 0.875 :1 / 0.744 :1

R / Final drive

3.545 :1 / 3.941 :1

Max Power

197 bhp ( 147 kW ) ( 200 PS ) at 5400 rpm

Max Torque

200 lbft ( 272 Nm ) at 5000 rpm

Specific power output

99 bhp/l ( 74 kW/l ) ( 100 PS/l)

Power to weight ratio

198 bhp/ton ( 148 kW/t ) ( 205 PS/l)

0-60 mph

5.6 seconds

0-100 km/h

5.8 seconds

0-100 mph (0-160 km/h)

13.8 seconds

Maximum speed

143 mph ( 230 km/h )

Vehicle mass - unladen

995 kg

Weight distribution

38% Front - 62% Rear


Dimensions

Wheelbase

2330 mm

Track

F: 1457 mm & R: 1490 mm

Overall length

3900 mm

Overall width (door mirrors excluded)

1714 mm

Overall width (door mirrors included)

1850 mm

Overall height - mid-laden

1120 mm

Overhang

F: 815 mm & R: 754 mm

Ground cleareance - mid-laden

140 mm

Luggage capacity

154 l - 50kg


Vehicle Specification

Air conditioning

Standard

ABS with servo assisted brakes

Standard

Unique lightweight wheels

Standard

Bridgestone Potenza tyres

Standard

Tyre puncture repair aerosol

Standard

Tool kit

Standard


Interior Specification

Black carpet set

Standard

Lightweight aluminium passenger foot-rest (carpeted)

Standard

Leather trimmed ProBax seats in a choice of colours to match the interior (Black or Black and Tan)

Standard

Central door locking

Standard

Black plain leather sun-visors

Standard

Leather trimmed steering wheel

Standard

Black perforated leather gear-lever gaiter

Standard

Electric windows

Standard

Driver and Passenger airbags

Standard

Face-level air vents

Standard

Polished aluminium gear-knob

Standard

Polished aluminium handbrake sleeve

Standard

Foot-well divider (carpeted)

Standard

Noise insulation panelling

Standard

Interior stowage net

Standard


Entertainment & Security Specification

Blaupunkt Satellite navigation Head unit with CD/MP3 playback. 4 speakers.

Standard

Immobiliser

Standard

Remote activated alarm

Standard


Options Packs

Luxury Touring Pack comprising:

  • Fully carpeted tan interior
  • Leather trimmed ProBax Sport seats
  • Leather trimmed door panels
  • Leather trimmed side sills with embroidered Europa logo and stowage pockets
  • Leather trimmed instrument and ventilation binnacles
  • Leather trimmed centre console with aluminium gaiter frame and stowage pockets
  • Leather trimmed air conditioning console
  • Leather trimmed trinket tray
  • Leather trimmed high specification steering wheel and steering column shroud
  • Leather gear-lever gaiter
  • Leather handbrake-lever gaiter
  • Leather trimmed tailgate inner
  • Carpet trimmed battery cover
  • Leather oddment bag attached in boot
  • Trunk straps
  • Starter button
  • Wooden gear-knob
  • Polished aluminium handbrake sleeve
  • Tinted rear and engine bay windows
  • Silver exterior grilles
  • Body coloured front lower driving lamps
  • Body coloured roof air outlet

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