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Car specs, images and ratings Lotus Esprit S2 1979

A 1978 Lotus Esprit
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1979 Lotus Esprit S2

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General information
Model:Lotus Esprit S2
Category:Cabriolets/sport cars
Rating:62.3 out of 100. Show full rating and compare with other cars
Main features, safety and ecconomy
Engine size:2174 ccm (132.66 cubic inches)
Drive:Rear wheels
Transmission:Manual, 5-speed
Engine and transmission
Engine location:Middle
Displacement:2174 ccm (132.66 cubic inches)
Engine type:Inline, 4 cylinder
Max power:162.00 PS (119 kW or 160 HP)
Max torque:216.96 Nm (22.1 kgf-m or 160.0 ft.lbs)
Fuel system:Carburetor
Valves per cylinder:4
Fuel control:Double overhead cam (DOHC)
Gearbox:Manual, 5-speed
Speed and acceleration
Top speed:218.0 km/h (135.5 mph)
Exterior and interior
Steering, brakes and tires
Front brakes:Disks, 267 mm
Rear brakes:Disks
Dimensions and weight
Overall length:4200 mm (165.4 inches)
Overall width:1860 mm (73.2 inches)
Overall height:1120 mm (44.1 inches)
Wheelbase:2440 mm (96.1 inches)
Other specifications
Country of origin:UK
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