Lotus Lena, Etude and Envya?

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Trademark filing uncovered for those 3 names, submitted alongside Eletre.

Were they just to throw people off the scent of Eletre, or will they be types 133 - 135?

Also, I didn't realize Lotus sold the rights to Elan to Kia 🤨
 

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I'd also heard rumours they were considering a non-E name for one of the future models. Lena would be a clever re-hash and for the first 'lectric sportscar might work. The others could be 133 and 134, although Envya is quite close to Evija phonetically and so might be confusing.

Lotus sold the M100 Elan production rights to Kia, who built the Kia Elan and Kia Vigato based on it. But I think the name was only allowed to be used on that car and I don't think it was sold outright. The 5 cars launched by Dany Bahar included a new Elan.
 

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If they're looking for a name for the Type 135, I sure hope it isn't Lena. That doesn't even sound like a car, much less a sports car. Tell them to try the Lotus Exalt, Elude, Elusion. My favorite would be the Lotus Elusion:

e·lu·sion| əˈlo͞oSH(ə)n | noun the action of escaping from or avoiding a danger, enemy, or pursuer, typically in a skillful or cunning way
 

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And I was thinking "Elon" :p

Might just happen! Soon Tesla will realise that they can't deliver the roadster so decide to purchase Lotus and rename Type 135. Oh, and the infotainment system will have a built-in twitter client, a new ludicrous drive mode and a programmable Dukes of Hazzard horn sound. 😲
 

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Might just happen! Soon Tesla will realise that they can't deliver the roadster so decide to purchase Lotus and rename Type 135. Oh, and the infotainment system will have a built-in twitter client, a new ludicrous drive mode and a programmable Dukes of Hazzard horn sound. 😲
And every new FE comes with a free Daisy Duke
 

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Might just happen! Soon Tesla will realise that they can't deliver the roadster so decide to purchase Lotus and rename Type 135. Oh, and the infotainment system will have a built-in twitter client, a new ludicrous drive mode and a programmable Dukes of Hazzard horn sound. 😲
And they’ll only be available in white, because it’s now just an “appliance”.
 

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Another idea: Lotus Elysian

E·ly·sian| iˈliZH(ē)ən, eˈliZH(ē)ən, iˈlēZH(ē)ən, ēˈliZH(ē)ən |
adjective relating to or characteristic of heaven or paradise.
 

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