2013 Lotus Esprit Specs, Price and Release Date

Sunday, March 18th 2012. | Lotus

New Lotus Esprit 2013 Specs, Price (MSRP), V8, and Release Date– With the release of some sport cars available in 2012 and 2013, 2013 Lotus Esprit is one of the most anticipated cars that many car enthusiasts have been waiting. Known as the first of a new generation of luxurious sports cars, this sports car is expected to come with some great features. Among the upcoming 2013 Lotus Elan, Elise, Elite, and Eterne, the apex predator will be the mid-engine Esprit supercar, that revives the moniker come with the Giugiaro-designed two-seat wedge that started sale in 1976. The new car is planned to show up in 2013 as a 2014 model.

2013 Lotus Esprit

2013 Lotus Esprit

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When it comes to design, there is no doubt that this sport car deserves to get the title as one of the most luxurious sports cars. Rumors are circulating that this sports car will be introduced in 2013. Designed by Lotus and its engineering team, many believe that 2013 Lotus Esprit will boost a more powerful performance.

2013 Lotus Esprit Specifications

Speaking about its engine, 2013 Lotus Esprit will be powered by a v-8 engine. With this engine, the car is able to produce 570 horsepower. With this result, this sports car is definitely going to be one of the most powerful cars available in 2013. Aside from its powerful engine, the company claims that the engine will be 40 percent smaller and 176 pounds lighter compared with the original 5.0 liter V-8 lotus.

With some changes that will be made for this new model, it is not really surprising that there will be many car enthusiasts who have been waiting for the release of this sport car. This new model will come with a sleek new design combined with its V-8 powerful engine. Thanks to its powerful engine, this sports car is able to produce as much as 570 horsepower. Many believe that this new model will be one of the most powerful sports cars available in 2013. The other information you should know is that 2013 Lotus Esprit will also come with front-Engined versions.

2013 Lotus Esprit specs

2013 Lotus Esprit Interior

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  • Engine Petrol, hybrid optional
  • Layout  two seater, mid-engined, rear wheel drive
  • Cylinder V8
  • Hybrid technology Optional KERS
  • Capacity 5.0 litre
  • Power/Torque 620 PS / 720 Nm
  • Rev limit 8,500 rpm
  • 0-100 km/h 3.4 seconds
  • Top speed 330 km/h
  • CO2 approx (CO2/km) 250 g/km**
  • Weight 1,450 kg
  • Seats 2
  • Transmission 7 Speed DCT
  • Drive RWD
  • Start of production End of 2012
  • Enters the market Spring 2013
  • Price indication Circa £110,000

The cost is predicted to be in the region of $110,000, far less than the Ferrari 458 Italia or an Aston Martin V-12 Vantage. That price tag will leave Lotus loyalists with a really challenging decision to make: 612-hp, front-engine Elite for about $115,000; or 612-hp, mid-engine Esprit for nearly the same price.  Go to 2014 Lotus Esprit for more details.

2013 Lotus Esprit price

Lotus Esprit 2013 Rear Side Angle

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2013 Lotus Esprit Powerful Performance

At the first look, 2013 Lotus Esprit looks very stylish and the fact is this car is more than just a luxury car. Despite of its elegant and stylish looks, this car is also very powerful. As mentioned earlier, this car is able to deliver 570 horsepower. With the addition of a more powerful engine along with some changes in the interior and exterior, this sports car is definitely a great choice for car enthusiasts. This sports car is not only luxury car as it will also provide a better driving experience. Until 2013 Lotus Esprit is finally released, many people still hope that there are other great features available from this sports car.