China interested in Lotus Exige Tri-Fuel

China interested in Lotus Exige Tri-Fuel

Lotus Exige Tri-fuel s

Lotus got busy showing off its latest toy the Exige 270E Tri-Fuel at the Shanghai Auto Show this year. It was an interesting concept and after seeing the car, Youngman Auto, a Chinese company now wants to partner with Lotus to make the most powerful Exige ever a production reality. With a supercharged 270 horse four-cylinder capable of running on methanol, bioethanol and gas, the Tri-Fuel rockets to 100kph in just 3.8 seconds. Unfortunately, it’s currently just a concept. Still, if anything can push a car into production, the thirst of billions of Chinese drivers can do it. In 2007, China became both the world’s largest producer and consumer of methanol fuel. Last year, nearly one billion gallons of methanol were blended with gasoline in China, and many retail pumps offer various blends of methanol to consumers

Lotus Exige Tri-fuel s

Lotus got busy showing off its latest toy the Exige 270E Tri-Fuel at the Shanghai Auto Show this year. It was an interesting concept and after seeing the car, Youngman Auto, a Chinese company now wants to partner with Lotus to make the most powerful Exige ever a production reality. With a supercharged 270 horse four-cylinder capable of running on methanol, bioethanol and gas, the Tri-Fuel rockets to 100kph in just 3.8 seconds. Unfortunately, it’s currently just a concept. Still, if anything can push a car into production, the thirst of billions of Chinese drivers can do it. In 2007, China became both the world’s largest producer and consumer of methanol fuel. Last year, nearly one billion gallons of methanol were blended with gasoline in China, and many retail pumps offer various blends of methanol to consumers

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