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Upcoming Lotus Elite to Have Hybrid KERS Option
In brief: Lotus has announced that the upcoming Elite model (due out in 2014) will have a hybid KERS option.
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The production prototype of the new model Elite will appear at this month's Paris auto show and will include the KERS hybrid option. The car itself will see market release in 2014.
The Elite (not to be confused with the Elise) will have a 5.0L V8 engine delivery 612 horsepower (in the base model) and will accelerate from 0-100km/h (0-62mph) in 3.5-3.7 seconds.
The KERS option features the gearbox with integrated motors and the KERS flywheel system.
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Price for the new car will be around $179,000USD.
Photo credits: Lotus
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