The Lotus Elan is the heart of the new Lotus line-up. This is a sports car, of course, is a Lotus after all, but thanks to some clever innovations of the Lotus Elan everyday use as well.
With a 2 +2 variant, the Lotus Elan is the only car you need.
Output in the second half of 2013, the Lotus Elan has 4.0-liter V6 engine with a supercharger can produce up to 450 horsepower, and considering its relatively light weight 1295 kg, the performance of the edges of a Lotus Elan super car.
From the point of view of style, the Lotus Elan is built like an athlete with a muscular physique and perfectly balanced. It's a thoroughbred, with a voltage stiff, ambitious and exciting, but nothing better in class enough for this car.
It is not enough simply to provide exceptional performance and appearance, innovation is also an integral part called Lotus Elan. With another new area of the Lotus Elan has an option with the KERS hybrid technology.
Dany Bahar, CEO of Group Lotus, said: "If ever there was a car to get you to ride The Long Way Home, Lotus Elan is perfect for road and rail, Lotus Elan, not only all tick boxes. it creates a new also. "
"Elan to convert people to Lotus, I would like to challenge people to not become dependent on non-resilient will also go a long way toward dispelling the old misconceptions about this class, that to be effective you have to sacrifice usability -.. Those days are gone "
"When you drive Elan looks back, gives you things you do not even realize that was missing - is the core Lotus Elan, and perfectly captures the spirit."
A car, a zero commitment.
Specifying Lotus Elan
Layout: 2 persons (optional 2 +2), mid-engine, rear wheel drive
Engine: Gasoline, hybrid option
Hybrid Technology: KERS optional
Capacity: 4.0 liters
Power / torque: 450 hp / 465 Nm
Rev Limit: 7800 rpm
0-100 km / h: 3.5 seconds
Maximum speed: 310 kmh
CO2/km: 199 g / km (using the hybrid option)
Weight: 1.295 kg
Transmission: 7-speed DCT
Start of production: Summer 2013
Enters the market in the fall of 2013
Price indication: approximately £ 75 000