1991 Lotus Elan SE

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Rank: #20

Class: Lotus

0-60 Time: 6.6 seconds

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The top 10 fastest cars from Lotus are ranked from fastest to slowest based on their 0-60 times. We crunched the numbers from the best estimates of several premier resources, including Motor Trend, Road & Track, Car & Driver and more.

Pulling up at #20 in this class is the 1991 Lotus Elan SE, which races 0-60 mph in 6.6 seconds. Sports cars with this rate of acceleration are generally classified as Spirited Cars.

It lags behind the #19 ranked 1988 Lotus Esprit Turbo by 0.8 seconds and darts ahead of the #21 ranked 1976 Lotus Esprit M70 by 0.2 seconds.

Whether you are behind the wheel of one of these cars or happen to spot one in the next lane over, think twice before you step on the gas pedal. In a race from 0-60 mph between 1991 Lotus Elan SE vs. 1976 Lotus Esprit M70, you would WIN by 0.2 seconds!

If you happen to roll up next to another Lotus, be sure you know what you're up against. Find out where your car stands among the top 10 fastest cars from 1991.

Vehicle information

Year: 1991

Make: Lotus

Model: Elan SE

Engine: I-4 turbocharged

Horsepower: 162

Torque: 148

Transmission: 5M

Curb Weight: 2450

City MPG: 24

Highway MPG: 31

MSRP: $39,040

Performance statistics

Tags:

Class: Spirited Cars

Rank: #237

Best 0-60 Time: 6.6 seconds

Best ¼ Mile: 15.2 seconds

@ speed: 91.5 mph

Best Top Speed: 137.0 mph

Best Skid Pad: 0.9 G

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