Lotus has released official photos and stats for the restyled 2011 Elise and Elise SC models.
For 2011 the Elise gets a new front end that is reportedly more aerodynamic, which helps the car achieve a four percent reduction in Coefficient of Drag (Cd). Outback the engine gets a new "twin-spine" engine cover and there is a new a more aggressive diffuser in addition to the re-sculpted rear bumper.
The Elise is powered by Toyota's 1.8L four-cylinder with 189 horsepower and 133 lb-ft. of torque. The Elise SC is more powerful with 218-hp and 156 lb-ft. of torque.
The 2011 Elise and Elise SC will be available this summer.