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With block V8 engine producing 570 horsepower capacity, 2013 Lotus Espirit aimed at two main rival is Ferrari 458 Italia
and McLaren MP4-12C
. Can say, 2013 Espirit is the first member of the luxury sports car new generation that brand Lotus development. Shaped by the hands of the designer Donato Coco had worked for Ferrari, Espirit launches new fans as a concept in the exhibition held in Paris 2010 in October last year.
Under the plan, the production version of the Lotus Espirit new generation will be officially on sale in spring 2013 with “heart” is a powerful V8 engine block. Currently, specific information about the Lotus rookie is still shrouded in secrecy. Just know that Lotus will focus its effort in 2013 Espirit whether to cut costs from other projects as well as miniature current product line. Its goal is to turn Lotus Espirit to form the world’s top supercars.
Talking newspaper Autocar, Mr. Dany Bahar, CEO of Lotus, has confirmed plans for new Espirit. According to Bahar, 2013 Lotus Espirit delivers true driving experience than its competitors as targets Ferrari 458 Italia and McLaren MP4-12C. Mr. Bahar disclosed, Lotus engineers have completed the framework of the 2013 Espirit. Now, Lotus is focused on development of the V8 engine capable of producing a capacity of up to 570 horsepower, which ensures the ability to fairly compete before Ferrari 458 and McLaren MP4-12C for Espirit.
According to some sources, platforms below Espirit new type of structural aluminum modular flexibility to adapt can be used for both versions Elise descendants. In addition, Lotus company also plans for Espirit grand tourer front-engined version is expected to launch in 2014. The first prototype of supercars Espirit will start to hit the road test in November this year. Also famous Nurburgring racetrack in Germany, 2013 Espirit will have a chance to Spain for trial.