The British sports car manufacturer, Lotus announced last year that it will come with a new supercar. According to Lotus, this new model will be a remake after the old Lotus Esprit and will arrive at the end of the 2009. 

2009 Lotus Esprit
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Here are some first spy shots provided by a anonymous tipster to AutoGespot, and more information for the upcoming model.The new Esprit will use a 4.8 liter V8 with 367hp, provided by BMW. The top speed of this future top model will be around 180mph (or 290 km/h). The price will be around the 140,000$. 

2009 Lotus Esprit
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The mid –engine coupe may use also the V8from the Audi RS4, offering 430hp more than sufficient for a light-weight sport car.The Esprit will use advanced materials like aluminium and carbon fibre to provide a total mass of around 1200kg.

2009 Lotus Esprit
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Source: autogespot

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