Lotus Esprit

Lotus Esprit

Lotus unveiled the Esprit S4S in 1994 at the British Motor Show. The new Esprit had a 300 horsepower engine, modified suspension, and a new wing, wheel and tire package.

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History 1972 Esprit Concept car unveiled The November Turin Motorshow in Italy saw the unveiling of the Lotus Esprit Lotus Esprit concept car on Giorgio Giugiario‚Äôs Ital Design stand. Colin Chapman had seen the potential for a future mid-engined Lotus to replace the ageing Europa, and brought the car back to Hethel after the show to start the development process. Mike Kimberley and Tony Rudd led the M70 project, and the prototype work for the project took place at the recently purchased Ketteringham (...)
Lotus is currently working on a replacement for the Esprit sports car built from 1976 to 2004. The initial release date was 2008, but current assumptions within the company imply that the actual release date will be December 2009. The 2010 Esprit will be priced at $130.000 (est). The new Esprit will be built around a new aluminium structure, which Lotus plans to adopt for other cars, too. The exterior design has been signed off; the aerodynamics are being scrutinised in the wind tunnel. At (...)
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Lotus is currently working on a replacement for the Esprit sports car built from 1976 to 2004. The initial release date was 2008, but current assumptions within the company imply that the actual release date will be December 2009. The 2010 Esprit will be priced at $130.000 (est) and will compete with models like Ferrari Ferrari F430, Lamborghini Lamborghini Gallardo, Audi Audi R8 and Porsche Turbo. One of the three models from Lotus due in the next few years, it will be built at the Lotus Lotus headquarters at Hethel in (...)

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