Daily demonstrations at 11am, free with admission!

Lotus Elise- 1998

1998 Lotus Elise

Ever dream of driving that special vintage car that you’ve seen at a national car show? Lane Motor Museum can make your dream come true with our Rally for The Lane – an annual fundraising event for Lane Motor Museum where participants get to drive one of our cars as part of an all-day rally! This car is one of several cars that are offered for the Rally.  Scroll down the page to learn more about this car!

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Specifications for the 1998 Lotus Elise

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Rating Scale:
1= Handles and drives like a Model T
10=Handles and drives like a modern car

DescriptionLight and nimble 2 seater sports car 
Speed4-cylinder 110hp, for this very light car- plenty of power.Rating= 10
Brakes4-wheel hydraulic disc brakes, excellentRating= 10
HandlingHandles like a go-cart, steering is quick and the ride is very rough.Rating= 10
Transmission5-speed manual, shifts wellRating= 10
Safety3 point seatbelts 
Passengers2- the cabin is very small and hard to get in and out 
Climate ControlHeat  
QuirksDifficult to get in and out, seat padding is very thin 
Driver PositionLeft-hand drive. 
Overall Rating10 out of 10