Lotus Elite Interior Design Photos
Mobil Lotus Elite – 2+2 seater Sport Pictures
The new Lotus Elite abstraction was the alone car out of the 5 new concepts that Lotus apparent abundant afore the official Paris unveiling. If the Esprit is a supercar like a 458 Italia and the Eterne is a 4-door GT like the Rapide, the new Elite is a 2+2 GT like an Aston Martin DB9. Under the awning is the aforementioned 620 PS 720Nm high-revving 5.0 liter V8 that’s we’ve apparent in all the big-powered new Lotus cars that were apparent at Paris.
“There’s no abstinent that the Elite is breathtakingly admirable to attending at but it’s so abundant added than that, it’s a car that over delivers in all added aspects as well. One could say it’s a car of absolute contradictions, it’s bunched yet spacious, aerial assuming yet low emitting, failing yet still reassuringly solid. It’s a car that we are awfully appreciative of at Lotus and we absolutely accept that there is annihilation abroad like it out there both in agreement of administration and performance,” says Lotus CEO Dany Bahar.
Make no mistake, there’s a audible bazaar claim for the Elite – it’s the ultimate sports car feel with abundance and space. There will consistently be those who accept that Lotus should stick to baby sports cars but we didn’t booty the accommodation to architecture article like the Elite lightly, it’s based on months of accurate analysis and planning. It’s account acquainted that absolute 2+2 assembly represented over 20 per cent of Lotus body amid 1948 and 1996 (pre baby car platform) and 11 per cent over all, this area has been actual acknowledged for us in the accomplished and now the Elite raises the criterion college still,” he added.
Lotus intends to put the Elite into assembly in aboriginal 2014 with an estimated amount tag of £115,000. For comparison’s sake, an Aston Martin DB9 goes for amid £122k to £132k.
Look afterwards the jump for added pix and a video of the new Lotus Elite. The video has a actual abbreviate 3D action of the car’s convertible roof folding bottomward about the 1 minute and 25 additional mark. Of course, it’s still a abstraction car for now with no alive rolling anatomy – the car hopefully will be put into assembly by aboriginal 2014.