VW Golf GTI vs Lotus Elise 111S

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Category VW Golf GTI (Mk VI)Lotus Elise 111S
Max power (ps / bhp) 211 / 208147 / 145
Max torque (Nm / lb-ft) 280 / 207174 / 128
Curb weight (kg / lb) 1357 / 2992772 / 1702
Power / tonne (ps / bhp) 155 / 153190 / 188

Acceleration

Speed & distance VW Golf GTI (Mk VI)Lotus Elise 111S
0 - 100 kph 6.2 s5.4 s
0 - 130 kph 10.4 s9.8 s
0 - 200 kph 26.4 s37.0 s
1000 m 26.9 s26.9 s
60 - 100 kph (4) 5.3 s6.5 s
1/4 mile 14.5 s @ 100.0 mph13.9 s

General performance

Category VW Golf GTI (Mk VI)Lotus Elise 111S
Top speed 240 kph (149 mph)216 kph (134 mph)
Fuel economy 8.2 l/100 km (29 mpg US / 34 UK)6.0 l/100 km (39 mpg US / 47 UK)
100 kph - 0 37 m (121 ft)39 m (128 ft)

Summary

Category VW Golf GTI (Mk VI)Lotus Elise 111S
Track Performance 00
Straight line speed 794849
Total 794849

Verdict

Elise 111S is the fastest by a small margin.

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