Gallery: Lotus Announces the Flex-Fuel Omnivore Engine!

 
lotus exige

Luxury auto powerhouse Lotus recently announced plans to develop a new kind of engine that will be able to run on virtually any type of fuel. Aptly named the OMNIVORE, the innovative engine will utilize a variable compression ratio system to “significantly increase fuel efficiency for sustainable bio-alcohol fuels”. The omnivore engine will complement the Exige 270E Tri-Fuel (pictured above) as the latest entry in Lotus’ plan to weather an unstable energy market by maximizing the versatility of their vehicles.

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  1. theokobox August 19, 2008 at 10:17 am

    Now that is Bad A**! Seriously, I love the style of that car, it totally have some 70’s camero feel to it… i wonder if i could be converted to electric too. This is what we all should be driving- if we drive.
    I like my bike :)

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