1991 Lotus M200 Speedster

concept car

Summary

  • Year of manufacture 
    1991
  • Car type 
    Convertible / Roadster
  • Drive 
    RHD
  • Condition 
    Used
  • Exterior brand colour 
    Yellow
  • Interior colour 
    Other
  • Location
  • Exterior colour 
    Other
  • Gearbox 
    Manual
  • Drivetrain 
    2wd
  • Fuel type 
    Petrol

Description

The Frankfurt Motor Show
1991 Lotus M200 Speedster fully operational concept car
The Lotus marque has never rested upon its legendarily rich history, and a continuing series of forward-thinking concept cars has demonstrated Hethel's wide-ranging capabilities in all aspects of automotive engineering. The Lotus M200 concept car was first presented, as a Speedster version of the Lotus Elan M100, at the Frankfurt Motor Show of 1991. This striking little car was also featured at such other major International exhibitions as the Geneva Salon de l'Automobile, in 1992.

The new backbone-chassised Type 100 Elan aroused immediate controversy as the first front-wheel drive Lotus. Styled by Peter Stevens the distinctive new body shape proved very effective aerodynamically, and the new model – when launched at the 1989 London Motor Fair –won an important award from the British Design Council and by 1992 more than 3,800 had been built and sold.

In the M200 offere