Lotus assembly presented a number of new versions in 2008. The Lotus Elise came with two great versions. One of the Elise spared off with 189 hp or 141 kW of power wit 0-60 mph in 4.7 seconds. The Elise SC sported non-intercooled supercharger version with 218 hp or 163 kW of power with 0-60 mph in 4.3 seconds, way below the base level at 4.9 seconds with the top speed of 148 mph or 238 kmph with a 1.8l Toyota 2ZZ-GE engine ,6 speed manual gearbox and a spoiler.
The NA Elise will maintain the style of previous models. The Elise SC will appear different sporting a rear spoiler similar to 72-D edition spoilers and new wheels. The weight remains more or less like the Lotus standard of 1,987 lb or 901 kg i.e. only 3 lb or 1.4 kg more.
Three models are available in Europe. Elise S has a 134 bhp i.e. 100 kW / 136 PS, 1.81 Toyota 1ZZ-FE engine, 5 speed manual gearbox, 0-60 mph in 5.8 sec, and top speed of 127 mph / 204 kmph.
The Elise R has a 189 bhp i.e. 141 kW/192 PS, 1.81 Toyota 2ZZ-GE engine, 6 speed manual gearbox, 0-60 mph in 4.9 sec, and top speed of 150 mph or 240kmph. All the hot cars are available in various colors in the market. The cars have antistatic effect on spectators with the brilliant color combination made by Elise.