Originally Posted by Windy
We were given the option of the Toyota engine once it had been fitted for yourselves, but it weighs more, which rather goes against the design aims of the Elise, and needs to be taken to very high revs to get the extra power, at normal revs the Rover engine produced more and even for track use, a lot of people prefered it.
The Rover engine in the Lotus Elise was the same engine used in the MG TF although more recently the Elise has only had the lower power versions available.
8 months for two sets of tyres - just shows how much fun he was having on the race tracks!
As for driving it all summer long, you can use an MG TF all year long, just be careful where you park it:
LOL i love this pic haha..how do u know its a MG