2014 Lotus Elan is the name of two convertible and cut produces the fixed head of Lotus Cars .Its design , with a fiberglass body on a steel frame, rigid backbone was true to the original philosophy of Lotus founder Colin Chapman for performance with low weight , and the name Elan connected car with his predecessor in 1960, the original Lotus Elan . A prototype development, the M90 was provided designed a few years ago with a fiberglass body by Oliver Winterbottom and the engine and gearbox from Toyota 1.6-liter and built. Lotus had hoped to sell the car through Toyota dealers around the world , such as Lotus badged Toyota , but the project never materialized and the prototype was abandoned . The idea of a small roadster outsourced engine remained , however, and at the end of the draft in 1986 by Peter Stevens Type M100 was approved and began the work of Lotus engineers to convert the sound into a style buck car that could be built.
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This process was completed in less than three years , a remarkably short time , from conception to production car.The Elan M100 was designed as a vehicle for the mass market , especially one that appeals to U.S. buyers . The Elan was at a speed of 24 -hour race travels around the track at Snetterton . Finally, every new car test – is about 30 miles carried out by the Lotus factory in Hethel to all manufacturing defects before it is sent with the front dial dealers.The check for unusual sports car , but according to the sales Literature Lotus for a given weight , power and tire size , front-wheel drive car was always faster in a certain section of the road. All models since the M100 Elan , such as Lotus Elise was manufactured drive performance of the rear wheel in bends was undeniable Elan M10 the Turbo SE standard Steering and tires were at higher speed ZR class Elan M100 uses a tree 1588 cc dual cam, 16 -valve engine , Isuzu Gemini and extensively Lotus , the 162 hp produced modified 0-60 time of Autocar magazine and engine acceleration in 6.5 seconds and a top speed of 137 mph was measured , was recorded.
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Significant differences in Lotus Isuzu Engine includes a new original exhaust system new – passed improve intake ports for better thermodynamic efficiency , improved engine mounting , and major modifications to the engine control unit torque and increased response . Almost all models turbocharger.A 800 Limited Edition Series 2 M100 Elan IHI was released during the Romano Artioli era presented when it was discovered that a sufficient number of motors surplus was available to possible to do so. According to Autocar magazine , the S2 addressed some of the concerns about the handling , but the energy was at 155 hp and 0-60 times greater than 7.5 seconds Acceleration due to reduced the legal obligation to a catalyst in all markets adjust .
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The S2s have very similar performance to U.S. vehicles identical to a calibration management system engine and slightly lower overall vehicle weight.The new Lotus Elan was announced at the Paris Motor Show 2010. The production is planned for 2013 , but the company has pushed for the publication in 2017 as a way to develop the current Evora. It will weigh a 4.0 -liter V6 engine and is about 1295 kg and is also optional hybrid technology that will be on the new Lotus range . This is intended primarily to buyers of the Porsche 911 and Aston Martin V8 Vantage.