Lotus Eco Elise

Is the Eco Elise the greenest Lotus ever? While not electric-powered like its Tesla cousin, the Lotus Eco Elise waves an unmistakenly green banner as Group Lotus takes a new focus on the materials used in construction, rather than the emissions rolling out of the tailpipe (or lack of a tailpipe altogether, as in the case of the Tesla).

Although MPGomatic makes a practice of not reporting on press releases (whenever possible), we’ll make an exception in this case. A big exception. It’s Lotus, for Pete’s sake, they’ve readied a smashingly eco-focused concept car for the British International Motor Show, and we have little chance of being on the other side of the pond to report on the car from the show floor.

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