Available as a coupe and roadster (the Exige name will apparently be dropped), the new Elise features shark-inspired styling, floating taillights, and a variety of carbon fiber components. Furthermore, thanks to a longer extruded aluminum chassis, entry and egress should be vastly improved.
Power is provided by a supercharged 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine which produces around 320 hp. Paired to a robotized manual transmission, the 1095 kg Elise should be a fairly zippy drive.
Along with the new Elise, Lotus also showed us the Eterne (a four door coupe), new Esprit and Elan at the show. More photos of these gorgeous