Character & Technology 


Project Duration

2015 - now

Project Competenses

    • Concept Development
    • Design for Additive Manufacturing
    • Topology Optimisation
    • Composites
    • Lightweight Engineering

Project Background

The Lotus Elise was the saviour of Lotus in the 90's. It offered tons of character, driving pleasure and featured many industry firsts, like a bonded aluminium chassis and MMC brake discs. With all technological advancements, it is time to update the Elise Series One and create an Advanced Classic

Maintaining the character, improving the rest. 


    The Objective

    Reduce the weight to below 700kg, while improving:

    • Driving comfort
      • HVAC
      • Seating
      • Storage
      • NVH
    • Aerodynamics
      • Windnoise
      • Open top driving
      • Efficiency
      • Stability
    • Quality perception improvement

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