The 2019 Shanghai Motor Show is well underway and luxury British car manufacturer
“Type 130 will be the most dynamically accomplished Lotus in our history,” said CEO Phil Popham in the official announcement. “It marks a turning point for our brand and is a showcase of what we are capable of and what is to come from Lotus.”
Lotus said that the Type 130 hypercar will be unveiled in London later this year and offered no details or specifications, aside from the brief teaser. In terms of the distinctive name, Type 130 is a nod to several important models released by Lotus over the decades, kicking off with the Type 14 (Elite) from 1957 that was regarded as the world’s first composite monocoque production road car.