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ELISE SPORT 190 - THIS MODEL IS NO LONGER AVAILABLE NEW FROM FACTORY

The ultimate powerhouse, for serious track work

Developed for the dedicated track fan and for fully-fledged motorsport applications, the Elise Sport 190 is pure racer. At its heart is an extensively modified (each engine is meticulously hand-built by race technicians) version of the standard 1.8-litre engine, kicking out a breathtaking 190PS (140kW).

190 MainThis mighty powerplant is known, appropriately, as the VHPD, or Very High Performance Derivative, and can hurl the featherweight Sport 190 from standstill to 60mph in 4.3secs (0-100km/h in 4.4secs) and to 100mph in a supercar-slaying 10.72secs. And as you’d expect with this extraordinary level of performance, the Sport 190 is equipped with competition-standard suspension, gearbox, brakes, wheels and tyres – fitted and set up by the same technicians who developed the car in the first place.

 

190 PressWhat the papers say...
‘...nothing much has changed, except that the joy now unfolds at higher speeds. Yes, the balance is more knife-edged and the extra power means you can provoke wilder cornering attitudes, but nothing is spoilt. Even the ride is reasonable.

But the Sport (190) is very quick. The engine isn’t especially smooth, but it revs like crazy to propel this Elise as though it had barely any inertia at all. And the ‘enhanced’ sound, all hard-edged howl and tearing fabric and lift-off crackles and bangs, is pure entertainment.’
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