That changed into SSP this year.SS=Super Stock... toughest stock class, then AS BS CS DS ES FS...
Next step up for Elise/Exige is SSM (must have factory engine block, but many bolt ons are okay), A K20/24 knocks you out of this class.
(Some of the factory stock suped up ones (Lotus Sport) are A street prepared even though they are stock, ASP)
XP class is for the big boys, a car which started as a factory car which has been mondo upgraded.
IIRC the elise SC came with an Eaton m45 whereas the exige came with an m62.You are probably correct, I would have to update to the Elise S 2009 to make the supercharger legal. I thought the standard Lotus supercharger was an MP62 (katana2 is an MP62 as well). It would be a lot easier to start with an factory intercooled Exige in this class, reflash to 300 HP, update some suspension elements.
Correct. One catch, though - "engines, transmissions and transaxles must be updated/backdated as a unit."The Elise and the Exige are listed on the same line in the rule book so they are considered different versions of the same model so in SSP interchanging all factory parts is acceptable from any year model on the same line. So you could install a Exige clam and intercooler setup on an Elise as long as you do it with all factory parts.