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General Information

Year
2006
Make
Lotus
Model
Elise
Color
Black
Packages
Sport, Touring
History
I bought this car new from Steve Harris Imports of Salt Lake City in October of 2006.
2006 Lotus Elise (Black)

Modifications

Drivetrain
Stock 2ZZ-GE Toyota/Yamaha
Interior
This Elise was supplied with black leather seats, but another buyer asked the dealer to swap the seats with the car he bought before I bought this one. Thus my car has a white leather interior instead of the black one. I like it because it's different, unique, and less hot in the summer.
Audio
Stock Blaupunkt speakers and digital CD player and radio.
Suspension
Touring Pack stock
Wheel and Tire
Alloy with 7 double spokes that came with Sport Pack, same as Exige, but alloy finish and not painted black. It came with Yokohama A048s. I replaced the rear tires once, then looked for something less expensive since racing tires cost too much for everyday service. I settled on Dunlop Direzza Z1 Star Specs with 205-50-16 in front and 225-45-17 in rear. These are not as sticky as the A048s, but still a great tire. The larger and wider tire in front almost eliminates understeer, but beware of edgy rear traction. With cold tires the back can be loose. When warm these tires are well behaved and the car is very balanced when on track (Miller Motorsports Park).

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