The Lotus Esprit is a two-seater mid-engine sports car by British car manufacturer Lotus. 1972 Lotus Esprit will be presented for the first time, 1978 Lotus brings a second series under the symbol S2 on the market. Two years later, following the Lotus Esprit and Esprit Turbo S 2.2, both models are equipped with a four cylinder engine with four-valve technology. In 1997, the GT3 will be the last four-cylinder sports car the Esprit series. The Lotus Esprit GT3 to help with its turbocharged four-cylinder engine, 240 hp and accelerates due to its low curb weight of about 1,200 kilograms in about 5.2 seconds from 0 to 100 km / h top speed is 260 km / h By far the strongest of all Lotus Esprit was introduced in 1996 Lotus Esprit V8 with 32 valves and 354 hp from a 3.5 liter bi-turbo V8 engine. In 2003 the production of the Lotus Esprit ended for the time being, the " The Spy Who Loved Me " was best known for his role as James Bond car in the film. From 2013, the Lotus Esprit celebrates his comeback as a sports car. The small sports car is motorized by a 620-hp 5.0-liter V8, which should come as a hybrid vehicle on the market.