Lotus Eco Elise, she spends a green power
We all know that Ferrari, Lamborghini and Aston Martin especially Porsche and fight with the political authorities to delay their maturity is moving on to more economic and ecological engines know brands. Meanwhile, small manufacturers of high performance sports cars, such as the British firm Lotus has already put the work to design, new beautiful cars, pleasant to drive and efficient, while becoming lighter, more especially economic and ecological .
The last London Motor Show, Lotus manufacturer presented a very special version of its fetish sport coupe, called for Lotus Eco Elise circumstance.
It uses new composite recyclable materials and especially, a plan to reduce the weight of its vehicles and the very fact become more economic in addition to emit less fumes of CO2 in the atmosphere. Among those using composite materials, we find the polyester resin at the body. Solar panels on the roof spaces, support electrical systems of the car, as complementary. In the interior, leather seats is of animal origin, while the carpet is made of plant fibers.
This exercise helped to reduce the weight of this sport coupe 32 kilos compared to that of the serial model. A premium board, ca may seem unconvincing, however the recorded fuel savings are very convincing.
Although few changes were made to the four-cylinder engine 220 horsepower Toyota sign, the concept offers a sound driver, a small indicator light in the dashboard indicating that he would interest a change report if wants to save a little more fuel.
Stride in this very ecological, leaders manufacturer Lotus are working also on a design measures to reduce significant way their production costs, particularly in terms of electricity in plant, and various administrative offices.
For these days, especially with the rising cost of oil, the survival of this type of cut sports, will have to go through such measures if their years could be counted.