The name Lotus Elite is used for two production and one concept vehicle developed and produced by British manufacturer Lotus Cars. The car was produced in two generations. The first generation (Elite Type 14) was produced in 1957-1963 and the second (Type 75 and later Type 83) in 1974-1982. The Elite name was also used for a concept vehicle introduced in in 2010.

The Elite Type 14 was a lightweight 2-seater sports coupe introduced at the London Motor Show in 1957. It was powered by a front-mounted 1.2-litre I4 engine with 75 hp (56 kW). It had a 4-speed manual gearbox, an average consumption of 8.1 l/100 km and rear-wheel drive. In total, just over 1,000 units were produced. In 1960, the SE version was introduced with more power (85 hp, 63 kW). The car was able to reach speeds of 180 km/h and accelerate from 0 to 100 in about 11.5 seconds.