Clinton Township, Michigan
2005 Lotus Elise 111R
“Mean Green Machine”
2006 MINI Cooper S JCW
Head to Head
About “Mean Green Machine”
The Elise is no more. It was totalled in May of this year on some Indiana backroads. The short of it is that I came around an odd corner that goes hard left just as you crest over a hill. The car unweighted and went into a spin. No injuries but the car was considered a total loss. I now have an 01 BMW M3 but will probably pick up another Elise or Exige in the next few years.
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Bought this Elise in February of 2006 and have loved it ever since. In the past 10 months I've logged over 12,000 miles with the car and have had few problems with it.
You can see more photos (better quality) at my Lotus Elise Blog
I just updated the Gallery with some interior photos. The only difference in the interior now is the stereo is different. I replaced the stock Blaupunkt Acapulco with an Alpine CDA-9856. The exposed metal areas are (for the most part) the actual chassis/tub that the car is built around.
About “Jenna Jameson”
She started her life out as Catherine....
A sweet and innocent Hyper Blue/Hyper Blue MCS....
and with a little love from TÃ¼ls......
She became the beautiful creature she is today.
Thanks to some help from the master known as TÃ¼ls.... My 2006 JCW MINI is now a real work of art :)
voted Best and Sexiest Car of the Dragon 2006
Specs for “Mean Green Machine”
Mostly stock 2005 Lotus Elise.
1.8L Toyota 4 Cylinder & 6 speed transmission
189 hp & 138 lb/ft
Mid Engined, RWD
Unequal length wishbones
Bilstein dampers & Eibach springs
Lotus/AP-Racing twin-piston fixed aluminium alloy front brake calipers
Brembo single-piston sliding rear calipers
11.3" Cross drilled rotors
0-60 --- 4.7 seconds
1/4 Mile --- 13.3 @ 102.9mph
70' Slalom --- 71.1mph
Skidpad --- 1.02g
Lotus Elise Blog
Specs for “Jenna Jameson”
2006 MINI Cooper S with factory John Cooper Works
Factory Options for “Mean Green Machine”
-Touring Pack (power windows, extra insulation, different stereo)
-Lifestyle paint (Krypton Green)
Lotus Elise Blog
Factory Options for “Jenna Jameson”
Cold Weather Package: Heated Front Seats, Heated Side Mirrors and Washer Jets
Premium Package: Automatic AC, Dual Pane Panoramic Sunroof, On-Board Computer, 3-Spoke Steering Wheel w/Cruise and Multifunction
Sport Package: Dynamic Stability Control, Front Fog Lamps, Xenon Headlamps w/Power Washers
Convenience Package: Universal Garage Door Opener, Auto Dimming Rear View Mirror, Rain Sensor and Auto Headlamps
John Cooper Works Tuning Kit: Limited Slip Differential, JCW Engine Tuning Kit and JCW Brake Kit
Sport Seats and 8-Spkr. Harman Kardon Sound System
MINI Security System
JCW Sport Suspension
Hands Free Phone w/Bluetooth
Mods for “Mean Green Machine”
-ForcedFed Carbon Fiber front Splitter
-Green Filter and modified airbox
-Alpine CDA-9856 with 3rd generation iPod attached
-Sector111 larger front tow hook
-Sector111 rear triangular tow hook
-Zoom Carbon Fiber wide angle rear view mirror
-Aftermarket header & exhaust
If Elise/Exige parts weren't so damn expensive I'd have half the list installed already. Everything on the list will be on the car before too long though.
You can see photos and walkthroughs for the car's mods @ My Lotus Elise Blog
Mods for “Jenna Jameson”
JCW Door Sills
JCW Strut Brace
Whalen Shift Machine
OZ Superleggeras with Yokohama Spec2s
H-Sport rear comp sway bar
and the good stuff....
Hyper Pink paint... exterior and interior
Suede seats and headliner (with pink stitching)
custom TÃ¼ls roof graphic
and silly pink DT stickers everywhere.
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