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Insurance groups for Lotus Cars

Formed by Colin Chapman back in 1952, Lotus built its reputation in motor racing, being active in Formula One circles between 1958 and 1994. Lotus sports cars are built on the company’s racing heritage and strong engineering presence – each being superbly designed to deliver a rewarding driving experience.

LotusThe insurance group for Lotus cars is in the higher bracket – typically Group 40-50 in the new UK insurance band scheme.

The latest Lotus car range includes the Lotus Elise which employs a lightweight body shell and 136PS 1.6 litre engine, reaching 0-60 in just 6 seconds, whilst achieving 45mpg combined in the Euro cycle with emissions of just 149g/CO2 per km, whilst the Elise S is fitted with a supercharged 1.8 litre engine boosting power to 220PS.

The UK insurance group of Lotus Elise is between Group 42 and 48 depending on model (see below for details). Lotus Elise insurance is available from who provide online price comparison of over 100 UK insurance companies to find the cheapest price insurance quote.

Ideal for sports car enthusiasts looking for thrilling performance and handling, the Lotus Evora utilises a 280PS 3.5 litre V6 engine in a lightweight body (350PS in Super-charged form in the Evora S) with a breathtaking 4.7 second 0-60 time. The UK insurance group of Lotus Evora and Evora S is Group 50 – the highest group.

With stunning looks and specification, the new Lotus Exige is a Supercharged V6 mid-engine sports coupe incorporating Lotus DPM (Dynamic Performance Management) to tailor handling to suit driving style and terrain. The Lotus Exige insurance group sits in the range Group 46-47.

Lotus Car Insurance

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Lotus Car Insurance Groups

Lotus car insurance groups for each model as well as the 0-60 performance and fuel consumption figures are given in the table below:

Lotus Elise
Model 0 - 60 Insurance Group
1.8 Lotus Elise  5.8 17
1.8 111S Lotus Elise 5.3 18

Lotus Esprit
Model 0 - 60 Insurance Group
V8 GT Lotus Esprit 2dr 4.8 20
V8 SE Lotus Esprit 2dr 4.8 20
V8 Sport Lotus Esprit 2dr 4.6 20

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