Lotus Elise SC

Affordable supercars like the Nissan GT-R are starting to emerge from the woodwork, but the 2008 Lotus Elise SC tries to soar above its competitors. This vehicle is powered by a supercharged 1.8L engine that generates 218hp, mated to a 6-speed manual transmission. Video after the break. Click here for first picture in gallery.

The overriding good news here is the 2008 Lotus Elise SC finally has the motor to keep up with itself. Unless regular track days are in your horoscope, this is the one to get.

[via Edmunds]