• Year of manufacture 
    2000
  • Car type 
    Coupé
  • Drive 
    RHD
  • Condition 
    Used
  • Exterior brand colour 
    Silver
  • Interior colour 
    Other
  • Location
  • Exterior colour 
    Other
  • Gearbox 
    Manual
  • Drivetrain 
    2wd
  • Fuel type 
    Petrol

Description

2000 Lotus M250 full-size concept clay model
During the year 2000 this remarkable first concept clay model was unveiled by Lotus as the basis of a future-model feasibility study, intended to provoke reaction from the potential market place both at home and abroad. The Lotus concept wording (copy on file) that accompanied the 1-to-1 scale model reads in part as follows:

"Concept M250 wouldn't be a proper Lotus unless lightweight was an important part of its genetic make-up; it's an integral part of Lotus Car's whole philosophy. The concept's chassis improves and develops upon the bonded extruded aluminium technology used to such great effect in the Elise.
Powered by a mid-mounted Lotus-tuned 3.0 litre V6 engine that drives the rear wheels through a six-speed gearbox, project M250 slots into the Lotus line-up between the Elise and the Esprit.

A major achievement in the M250's design is that it has excellent aerodynamic properties 'straight out of the


Bonhams 'Olav Glasius Lotus Collection', Goodwood 29 June 2012
101 New Bond St, London, W2 4DL
W2 4DL
United Kingdom

Phone 
+44-2074685801
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+44-2074685802