Wanted by Colin Chapman, it's Lotus' new supercar, whose story begins with some difficulties and then it becomes an icon for this English brand.
Developed over the chassis of the Maserati Bora, it is an extreme dream car, irrational, able to reach a top speed of close to 300 kph, thanks to its powerful 8 cylinders engine and 310 hp.
Innovative but not revolutionary, that's the Maserati Coupé commissioned to Italdesign in 1969.
This the sedan becomes a milestone in the italian automobile history, is the reason Italdesign was founded for, and it gives birth to the Alfa Romeo plant in Pomigliano d'Arco.
Prototype based on Alfasud mechanics and platform, with only one limitation imposed by Alfa Romeo: it is a dream car with no chance of future production.
The cooperation with Karmann comes up with the design of a roadster with low production costs, based on 1600 Beetle mechanics.