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2021 Lotus Elise Sport 240 'Final Edition' Press Car


The Hilton & Moss team is delighted to present another genuine piece of Lotus history to the market. This represents a rare chance to acquire what could be considered the most photographed and widely recognised Lotus Elise. The stunning Elise Sport 240 'Final Edition' served as the official press car for Lotus Cars Ltd during the launch of the production model in 2021. It garnered extensive coverage from the motoring press during its initial years on the road, being featured in numerous prominent articles and videos. Notably, it was driven by some of the most significant and influential figures in the automotive industry. This is an exciting opportunity to own a genuine piece of modern Lotus history!

The Lotus Elise Sport 240 'Final Edition' marks the culmination of the iconic Elise's production, celebrating its 25th and final year in 2021. This model pays tribute to the Elise's legacy by maintaining its core values – a small, light, and agile two-seater with a supercharged and chargecooled 1.8-litre, four-cylinder mid-mounted engine.

Notable features of the Sport 240 'Final Edition' include an all-new AIM TFT digital dashboard with two screen options, a redesigned leather and Alcantara-clad steering wheel, and a 'Final Edition' build plaque for each car. The interior and exterior enhancements contribute to its exclusivity and potential future classic status.

In terms of performance, the Sport 240 'Final Edition' boasts an extra 23bhp compared to its predecessor, the Sport 220, delivering a total of 240bhp and 244Nm of torque. The revised engine calibration results in a 0-60mph sprint time of 4.1 seconds, thanks to a power-to-weight ratio of 260bhp per tonne. Impressively, it maintains low CO2 emissions at 177g/km.

Features include 10-spoke Anthracite lightweight forged alloy wheels (6J x 16” front and 8J x 17” rear) that are 0.5kg lighter than those on the Elise Sport 220, fitted with Yokohama V105 tires. Additionally, weight savings are possible through optional carbon fiber panels such as sill covers and engine cover, along with a lightweight polycarbonate rear window.

This Elise Sport 240 'Final Edition' is a fantastic example, first registered in January 2021 having covered 8,700 miles with just one owner.

The Press Car was specified in the sublime paint colour of Azure Blue B20, Satin Black lightweight forged alloy wheels, and a black Alcantara interior pack. The car's exterior features a body-coloured, side pods, wing mirrors, front access panel and rear transom.

Inside, the Alcantara pack with Blue contrast stitching creates a sleek look. Other features include a Alcantara steering wheel, stereo, speakers, cruise control, floor mats, extended carpets touring pack and air conditioning. The Elise Sport 240 also features an exclusive bespoke interior trim design.

With its powerful performance, precise handling, and classic design, the Lotus Elise Sport 240 'Final Edition' is a masterful blend of sports car thrills for the open road. This is a rare opportunity to own this last-of-the-line Elise S3.

Full spec list:

- Azure Blue B20 paint

- Body-coloured side pods, wing mirrors, front access panel and rear transom.

- Satin Black wheels

- Black brake callipers

- Alcantara interior pack, including Alcantara steering wheel and sill covers

- Bespoke interior trim design

- Blue contrast stitch

- Alcantara flat-bottom steering wheel

- Azure Blue interior colour pack

- Touring pack (Includes full carpets, cruise control, stereo and speakers and sound insulation)

- Air conditioning

Overall, the Elise Sport 240 'Final Edition' embodies the essence of the Elise while offering a range of enhancements for its farewell iteration.

Available now for viewing and demonstration at our Bishop’s Stortford showrooms.


  • Make Lotus

  • Model Elise

  • Year 2021

  • Mileage 15,300 mi

  • Colour Azure Blue

  • Price £49,995

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