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Lotus releases Eco Elise ahead of London Motor Show

by Damon Lavrinc (RSS feed) on Jul 9th, 2008 at 12:05PM

UPDATED with more hempalicious photos.Click either image for a high-res gallery of the Eco Elise.We've had our fill of limited edition Elises lately, largely because they rarely bring anything new to our favorite track-day toy. However, the Lotus Eco Elise stands apart. Sure, it's got the same drivetrain as the Elise S, uses the same aluminum tub and shares the same shape as its arguably environmentally friendly siblings, but the differences are in the details.To begin with, the Eco Elise uses a host of sustainable materials to make up the body and trim, including hemp, "eco wool," sisal and... Read More

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