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Paris Auto Show 2010: the Lotus Surprise

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Paris Auto Show 2010: the Lotus Surprise

Lotus is and has been one of our favorite manufacturers for a long time. Keeping focused on lightweight and driver feel the company has been successful in building a few dedicated cars. This year Lotus had announced that they would be producing more cars and planning to cut into more market share. Some like it and some don’t. Some think that Lotus should stay a small company making cars that weigh in less than 2000 lbs. Others, like us, don’t care as long as they make them look great and perform better than anything out there!

2010 Paris Lotus Concept

2010 Paris Lotus Concept

Lotus is, and has been, one of our favorite manufacturers for a long time. Keeping focused on lightweight and driver feel, the company has been successful in building a few dedicated cars. This year, Lotus had announced that they would be producing more cars and planning to cut into more market share. Some like it and some don’t. Some think that Lotus should stay a small company making cars that weigh in less than 2000 lbs. Others, like us, don’t care as long as they make them look great and perform better than anything out there!

So what did Lotus show us in Paris? Not just one or two new cars, but a total of five! Five new cars from Lotus in one year is an amazing feat. The design and direction used in all these cars doesn’t ring back to traditional Lotus, but they look fantastic! They are all using modern and updated powertrains from Toyota and the best the auto world has to offer in 2011.

Check out each model below:

2010 Paris Lotus Esprit Concept

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2010 Paris Lotus Elite Concept

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2010 Paris Lotus Elan Concept

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2010 Paris Lotus Eterne Concept

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2010 Paris Lotus Elise Concept

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Adam Moore

Adam was one of the founding members of txGarage back in 2007 when he worked for a Suzuki dealership in Dallas, TX. He is now our Publisher and Editor-in-Chief. He's always been into cars and trucks and has extensive knowledge on both. Check Adam out on twitter @adamaoc.

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