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16Lotus gets animated with its Omnivore engine technology

Omnivore [(om-nuh-vawr)]: An animal whose normal diet includes both plants and animals. Human beings and bears, for instance, are omnivores.

25Lotus gets animated with its Omnivore engine technology

Omnivore [(om-nuh-vawr)]: An animal whose normal diet includes both plants and animals. Human beings and bears, for instance, are omnivores.

14Lotus: Omnivore engine is 10% more efficient with more to come

Last March at the Geneva Motor Show, Lotus announced its new Omnivore research engine. The Omnivore is a two-stroke direct-injected engine designed to take advantage of the latest in electronic engine management and run on just about any liquid fuel (hence the name). In the time since the initial announcement, the boffins at Lotus Engineering have been exercising their creation on the dyno stand to evaluate its performance.

6VIDEO: Argonne National Lab developing Omnivorous Engine

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3Geneva Preview: Lotus to unveil Omnivore concept engine

Next week at the Geneva Motor Show, Lotus Engineering will unveil its Omnivore concept engine. As the name implies, the Omnivore is designed to consume whatever is fed to it. The Omnivore is a flex fuel engine that is designed to extract the maximum amount of work regardless of what type of fuel is used. One of the main issues with flex-fuel engines is that the various fuels have different combustion characteristics (burn rates, octane ratings combustion temperatures) and it's difficult to get a

17Lotus developing efficient two-stroke OMNIVORE engine

Click above for a high-res gallery of the Lotus Exige 270E Tri-Fuel

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