A front splitter on your Elise will do a lot to make the front feel more planted. Sixth gear, 20 mph per 1000 RPMs, 8000 RPMs would equal 160 (if you have the HP). NA elise, probably would only see 160 while falling off a cliff.
Storm titanium 2005 Elise with carbon fiber spoiler, BWR sway bar, BOE toe links, gPan2, LidBone, sector 111 wheel studs, Grey RAC Monolite wheels with toyo R1R, Team Dynamics 1.4 with Hoosier A6/R6s, Katana2 Supercharger, ECU with 265 flash. PPE headers w/decat, CEL angle eliminator, Silent touch catback, Rear Panel Eliminator, HKS intake, V2 fuel tank, Walbro255 fuel pump. HID lights.