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This Executive Order approved the specified parts on on April 16, 2009.
As of Sunday, September 22nd, 2019 this Executive Order has not been overturned or superceeded.

Approved Parts

Part NumberModelsRemarks
LOTAC054602005 1.8L Lotus EliseSupercharger kit consists of a roots-type Eaton supercharger/intake manifold assembly rated at a maximum boost of 6.09 PSI using a 67.7mm pulley and the stock 130mm crankshaft pulley. Kit also includes higher flow rate injectors, a new ECU, and a new dip stick tube assembly and oil breather tube.

This Executive Order may be listed as:
  • C.A.R.B.E.O. D-616-1
  • Executive Order 616-1 / D616-1
  • ARB # D-616-1
  • Executive Order No: D-616-1
  • C.A.R.B. No. D-616-1
  • Resolution D-616-1
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Download: Executive Order D-616-1 PDF

D-616-1 Document:



                                  State of California
                              AIR RESOURCES BOARD

                             EXECUTIVE ORDER D-616-1

                             Relating to Exemptions under
                           Section 27156 of the Vehicle Code

                                      Lotus Sport
                                    Supercharger Kit

Pursuant to the authority vested in the Air Resources Board by Section 27156 of the
Vehicle Code; and

Pursuant to the authority vested in the undersigned by Sections 39515 and 39516 of the
Health and Safety Code and Executive Order G-02-003;

IT IS ORDERED AND RESOLVED: That installation of the Supercharger Kit,
manufactured by Lotus Sport of Potash Lane, Hethel, Norfolk NR14 8EZ, United
Kingdom have been found not to reduce the effectiveness of the applicable vehicle
pollution control systems, and therefore, the Supercharger Kit are exempt from the
prohibitions in Section 27156 of the Vehicle Code for installation on the following
naturally aspirated vehicle applications:

Kit Part Number              Vehicle Application
LOTACO5460                   2005 model year 1.8 liter Lotus Elise     .
LOTACO5461                   2006-2007 model year 1.8 liter Lotus EliselExige
LOTACO5462                   2008 model year 1.8 liter Lotus EliselExige

The Supercharger Kit consists of a roots-type Eaton superchargerlintake manifold
assembly rated at a maximum boost of 6.09 pounds per square inch using a 67.7mm
diameter pulley and the stock 130mm crankshaft pulley. The kit also includes higher
flow rate fuel injectors, a new engine control unit, and assorted parts to complete the
installation.

This Executive Order is granted based on emissions tests submitted by Lotus Cars
Limited in certifying the 2008 model year 1.8 liter Lotus EliselExige supercharged model
(E.O. A-037-0037-1, test group 8LTXV01.8JHB) Low Emission Vehicle (LEV) ll LEV,
and on submitted emission test data conducted on a 2005 model year I.8 liter Lotus
Elise LEV I LEV with supercharger kit and on engineering evaluation of SC03 test
results.


The 2008 model year 1.8 liter supercharged ~ o t u sElise/Exige certification emission test
results are shown below (in grams per mile):
                                FTP                            USO6/SCO3
                    NMOG CONOX         HCHO                NMWC+NOX co
Standards, 50K     0.075 3.4 0.05 0.015                    0.14/0.20        8.0/2.7
Emission results    0.058 I.8 0.02 0.008                   0.07/0.03        I.3/1.3

Standards, 120K     0.090    4.2 0.07 . 0.018
Emission results    0.073    2.1 0.04 0.008


The 2005 model year 1.8 liter Lotus Elise (with supercharger installed) submitted
emission test results are shown below (in grams per mile with deterioration factors
applied):
                             FTP                              US06
                     NMOG          NOX                   NMHC+NOX         co
Standards, 50K       0.075 3.4     0.5
Emission results     0.058 0.57 0.08

Standards, IOOK      0.090    4.2    0.03
Emission results     0.072    0.85   0.10

The SC03 test results for the 2008 model year supercharged ~ o t u sElise are well below
the applicable emission standards. Due to the similarities in design between 2005 and
2008 model year supercharger kits, an engineering evaluation showed the SC03 test
results for the 2005 model year 1.8 liter Lotus Elise (with supercharger installed) will
also be well below the applicable emission standards. Examination of the OBD II
system in the 2008 and 2005 model year Lotus vehicles showed the Lotus Sport
Supercharger Kit does not affect OBD II system operation.

If evidence provides the ~ iResources
                               r          Board with reasons to suspect that the Lotus
Sport Supercharger Kit will affect the durability of the emission control system, Lotus
Sport shall be required to submit durability data to show that the durability of the vehicle
emission control system is not, in fact, affected andlor that the add-on or modified parts
demonstrate adequate durability.

f his Executive Order is valid provided that installation instructions for the Lotus Sport
Supercharger Kit do not recommend tuning the vehicle to specifications different from
those of the vehicle manufacturer.

Changes made to the design or operating conditions of the Lotus Sport Supercharger
Kit, as exempt by the Air Resources Board, which adversely affect the performance of
the vehicles' emission control system, shall invalidate this Executive Order.

Marketing of the Lotus Sport Supercharger Kit using identification other than that shown
in this Executive Order or for an application other than that listed in this Executive Order
shall be prohibited unless prior approval is obtained from the Air Resources Board.


                     LOTUS SPORT - SUPERCHARGER KIT - D-616-1


This Executive Order shall not apply to any Lotus Sport Supercharger Kit advertised,
offered for sale, sold with, or installed on a motor vehicle prior to or concurrent with
transfer to an ultimate purchaser.

This Executive Order does not constitute any opinion as to the effect the use of the
Lotus Sport Supercharger Kit may have on any warranty either expressed or implied by
the vehicle manufacturer.

No claim of any kind, such as "Approved by the Air Resources Board," may be made
with respect to the action taken herein in any advertising or other oral or written
communication.

In addition to the foregoing, the Air Resources Board reserves the right in the future to
review this Executive Order and the exemption provided herein to assure that the
exempted add-on or modified part continues to meet the standards and procedures of
California Code of Regulations, Title 13, Section 2222, et seq.

THIS EXECUTIVE ORDER DOES NOT CONSTITUTE A CERTIFICATION,
ACCREDITATION, APPROVAL, OR ANY OTHER TYPE OF ENDORSEMENT BY THE
AIR RESOURCES BOARD OF ANY CLAIMS OF THE APPLICANT CONCERNING
ANTI-POLLUTION BENEFITS OR ANY ALLEGED BENEFITS OF LOTUS SPORT'S
SUPERCHARGER KIT.

Violation of any of the above conditions shall be grounds for revocation of this Executive
Order. The Executive Order may be revoked only after a ten day written notice of
intention to revoke the Executive Order, in which period the holder of the Executive
Order may request in writing a hearing to contest the proposed revocation. If a hearing
is requested, it shall be held within ten days of receipt of the request, and the Executive
Order may not be revoked until a determination is made after the hearing that grounds
for revocation exist.

Executed at El Monte, California, this     6       day of April 2009.




                                         Arrnette Hebert, Chief
                                         Mobile Source Operations Division




                      LOTUS SPORT - SUPERCHARGER KIT - D-616-1



Document Created: 2009-04-23 16:16:51
Document Modified: 2009-04-23 16:16:51

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