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post #1 of 3 (permalink) Old 08-02-2019, 11:47 PM Thread Starter
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Lotus Elise Engine ID

Hi all, Previous owner and now got the itch for another toy lotus. I am now in Japan and not to familiar with what they have available on the used market . For now I am doing research on the marque. Anybody have info on this engine.
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post #2 of 3 (permalink) Old 08-03-2019, 03:04 AM
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Based on the engine cover, that appears to be the 1ZZ engine. Here's a picture of another Lotus with a 1ZZ:


Seloc's tech wiki has pictures of some of the other engine options too:

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Looks like the 1ZZ-FE to me too.

If it were me, I'd try to get one with the 2ZZ engine.

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