The hottest British sports car of the Lotus Esprit Essex Turbo. Under its engine cover, there was 210 hp on tap, helping the car top out at 150 mph.
The Lotus Esprit: The Forgotten Supercar Take a ride in this beautifully updated model of the Giorgetto Giugiaro-designed car.
Launched in October 1975 and in production in 1976 the Esprit replaced the Europa line. Having a fiberglass body and steel chassis, power came from the Lotus 907 engine.