The next couple of years are very important to Lotus. They have a bunch of new and hugely exciting models to launch, and also their very own brand-new v8 engine. Developing an engine to power the company’s most important super car, the new Esprit, was a big challenge for a small company like Lotus. But they pulled it off and released this video to show it off. Performance figures are yet to be confirmed, but reports suggest the minimum output is 570 hp.