Earlier this week we brought you the first details about Lotus’ new in-house developed V-8 engine, which is set to appear in the upcoming Esprit supercar as well as several other new models currently in development at the automaker’s Hethel facility in the UK. Here we divulged that the V-8 engine would displace 4.8-liters and be rated at 562 horsepower, and that its modular design may eventually spawn smaller four-cylinder and V-6 units. Now there’s word that this engine may also receive a turbocharging system, lifting output as high as 612 horsepower for hardcore...
First Details On New In-House Developed Lotus V-8
We’ve known for some time that Lotus was working on a new V-8 engine for its upcoming Esprit supercar, even word that the automaker was pulling funding from other projects to ensure that both the new engine and the supercars that it will eventually power are truly world class. Now the first...Viknesh Vijayenthiran
Lotus Esprit Coming In 2013 With Unique 570-Horsepower V-8: Report
The 2013 Lotus Esprit is to be the first of a new-generation of luxurious sports cars from one of the most renowned performance marques in the industry. Styled under the watchful eye of former Ferrari designer Donato Coco, the new Esprit has already been previewed in concept form and is destined to...Viknesh Vijayenthiran
Lotus Esprit Successor May Feature Lexus LFA V-10
For Lotus fans, the next few years should prove to be very interesting as the company pushes ahead with its five-year plan to update its model lineup, including successors to the Elise and Esprit. Sales of the Evora are going strong, and we’re about to see the unveiling of a new supercharged...Viknesh Vijayenthiran