• Planet Detective, USA
  • May 24, 2020


The Lotus Esprit Series two

During its 2 year production run, the Series one Esprit had gotten a selection of criticisms from the media as well as clients, that caused Lotus to look for methods to enhance the automobile.

The results of it was the launch of the 2 door, 2 seater, Series two variant in June 1978.

The one manual changes were the launch of a modified camshaft, as well as the replacement of the first Wolfrace wheels with fourteen inch Speedline alloy equivalents.

Probably the most noticeable exterior changes were:

Rover SDI rear lamps replaced individuals from the Fiat X19








The answer wasn’t just to boost the stroke of the first Type 907 engine, that would supply it with a lot more low speed as well as mid range torque, but additionally adding a brand new crankshaft.

This particular engine was today designated the type 912.