Lotus has become the first F1 team to launch its 2013 challenger E21; Enstone based F1 squad keep the stepped nose on their new machine.
Lotus launched their new challenger via a live broadcast on the team’s official YouTube channel.
During the live event, Lotus Technical director James Allison said that while the 2013 Lotus looked externally similar to its forerunner, it had undergone plenty of changes.
“There is a lot gone into it and it is going to be an exciting car, The rules for 2013 are very, very similar to 2012 so you can expect a lot of family resemblance from the 2012 car, but the devil is in the detail and it adds up to a significant amount of performance.” James Allison said.
“There are lots of new ideas and same concepts we have been pushing on with for a few years.”