The interior features seating surfaces upholstered in black leather with a matching padded armrest, center console, and door panels.
It's a car that we are exceptionally proud of at Lotus and we truly believe that there is nothing else like it out there both in terms of styling and performance.
Although it doesn't go into production until 2014, Lotus shows off the Elite at the 2010 Paris Motor Show.
The work of Peter Kirwin-Taylor, aerodynamicist Frank Costin and John Frayling, the coupe's super sleek silhouette is still considered a masterpiece.
It looks less radical than the Elise and Evora, with styling suggestive of the concept.
More importantly, the Elite will also be offered as a hybrid.