The new 2+2 seater Lotus Elan is positioned about in amid the Lotus Elise and the Esprit, and it has its agent positioned in the mid-engine position, with rear caster drive. Lotus says the Elan will be powered by a 4.0 liter V6 authoritative 450 PS and 465Nm of torque, which can booty the Elan up to 100km/h in 3.5 seconds.
This V6 agent could additionally be sourced from Toyota as the Japanese aggregation has the 1GR-FE installed mainly in its trucks and SUVs. Toyota themselves accept force inducted the agent – their TRD analysis offers a TRD supercharger kit for the agent acclimated in the Toyota Tacoma and Toyota FJ Cruiser trucks.
Mobil Lotus Elan 2+2 seater 2013
Mobil Lotus Elan 2+2 seater 2013 Pictures
The Elan will hit the bazaar abundant beforehand than the added beyond and added big-ticket cars we’ve apparent actuality – it will additionally be appear afore the abutting bearing Elise. Lotus is targeting a summer 2013 alpha of production, with cars hitting the showrooms in autumn 2013, aloof 3 years from now.
“If there was anytime a car to accomplish you drive the continued way home, it’s the Elan. Perfect for both alley and track, the Elan not alone ticks all the boxes, it creates new ones too. The Elan will catechumen bodies to Lotus, I would claiming bodies not to become absorbed to active it. It will additionally go a continued way appear dehydration the old misconceptions about this class, that in adjustment to accept aerial achievement you charge cede account – those canicule are gone,” said Lotus CEO Dany Bahar. The atramentous berth showcased on the Paris 2010 abstraction car absolutely looks nice – I anticipate it’s the best of all the Lotus concepts.