The CEO of Lotus, Jean-Marc Gales confirmed that the company will release the new generation of the Elise in 2020. The new Elise will be the first new model of Lotus, since Gales took the reins of the company, with the model to grow slightly in dimensions, but still having a weight of less than 1,000 kg.
The new generation of the Elise will be built on an updated version of the company’s chassis, with the model being developed to comply with the regulations of the U.S. The target of Lotus is selling 4,000 units a year, with Gales adding that the next generation of the Exige will go on sale in 2022. Before Lotus unveils the two new models, they will continue the development and improvement of the current generations of the Elise, Exige and Evora.