Lotus Postpones the Debut of a New Elan Until 2016

September 15, 2012 at 12:43

As recently Lotus has been celebrating the birthday of the legendary car Elan, today we want to talk about the news of this car, as there were thoughts of the creation of the new concept on the bases of this model. Recently it became known that the company is really going to make the new Elan, and many fans were very happy to hear these news, but today we want to say that the new Elan will be presented only in the future 2016, as its debut is postponed.

Picture of 2016 Lotus Elan

Picture of 2016 Lotus Elan

Last fall at the Paris Motor Show, the company showed a whole scattering of Lotus concepts, one of which was revived sportscar Elan, the start of which in the series production was scheduled for 2013. But now the company’s management plans have changed. According to the publication Car and Driver, the launch of a series of Lotus Elan is postponed to at least 2016, to extend the life cycle model of Evora, which replaced the new Elan as it was planned.

Image of Lotus Elan concept

Image of Lotus Elan concept

Thus, in the near future it is expected that the new modifications of Lotus Evora, including convertible and the track version with a lightweight body and a more powerful motor will be present in the market. But there is good news. The company confirmed the information that is shown in Paris reborn supercar Lotus Esprit, despite some delays, will still be put into mass production in 2013.

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