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2015 Lotus Elise S Cup

No Lotus Elise For U.S. Until Arrival Of Next-Gen Model In 2020

The Lotus Elise is a no-nonsense, somewhat affordable sports car that’s equally at home on the road or race track. Unfortunately, the Elise together with its Exige sibling ceased sales in the United States back in 2011 because of a lack of ‘smart’ airbags. These are designed to... read more

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2014 Lotus Elise S Cup R

2014 Lotus Elise S Cup R Officially Unveiled At Autosport

The 2014 Lotus Elise S Cup R club racer was officially unveiled alongside other motorsport-prepped Lotus models at the Autosport show in Birmingham, England. While the rest... read more January 3, 2014 by 

2014 Lotus Elise S Cup R race car

2014 Lotus Elise S Cup R Race Car Revealed

The Lotus Elise may no longer be sold in the U.S. but you can still purchase versions of the car designed for track use. One example is the 2014 Lotus Elise S Cup R race car... read more November 7, 2013 by 

2009 Lotus Exige S

Lotus Recalls Elise And Exige Sports Cars

Lotus has issued a recall for its Elise and Exige due to a similar leaking oil problem that led to a recall in 2011 for versions of the sports cars from the 2005 and 2006... read more February 27, 2013 by 

The PG Elektrus.

Is The Lotus-Based PG Elektrus The Stuff Of Dreams?

Michael Frölich, the designer of the PG Elektrus, calls it, “an arrow-swift ‘city racer’ par excellence designed to make even the most discriminating... read more January 23, 2012 by 

2011 Lotus Elise

2011 Lotus Elise Recalled For Faulty Turn Signals

Following last month’s recall of the 2005 and 2006 Lotus Exige and Elise models for potentially dangerous oil leaks, Lotus has issued a new recall, this time only... read more November 21, 2011 by 

2006 Lotus Elise

2005-06 Lotus Elise And Exige Recalled For Oil Leaks

Following an investigation conducted by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) back in July over potential oil-cooler leaks on 2005 and 2006 Lotus Elise... read more October 31, 2011 by 

2011 Lotus Elise

Onwards And Upwards: Lotus To Stop Production Of North American Elise/Exige In August

As most auto fans have heard plenty about, Lotus is in the process of a rather drastic overhaul, attempting to regain footing in the ranks of true supercar makers. Part of... read more June 9, 2011 by 

Hawker Beechcraft K4000 and Lotus Exos Type 125

Buy A Hawker Beechcraft Jet And Get A Lotus Thrown In For Free

Lotus has teamed up with another legendary company, Hawker Beechcraft Corporation (HBC), the manufacturer of Hawker and Beechcraft business jets, with the two firms working... read more May 20, 2011 by 

Lotus Elise Club Racer

Lotus Elise Club Racer: 2011 Geneva Motor Show

The Lotus Elise, once one of Lotus' only two production cars, is now the last of its former breed. Today it gets a new Club Racer variant, due to debut at the 2011 Geneva... read more February 18, 2011 by 

Keg Sitting In A Lotus

Who Says A Lotus Elise Isn't Practical?

Many people want a Lotus Elise. But many of their loved ones usually say something like, "That isn't a practical car." They say a picture is worth a thousand words. In this... read more February 16, 2011 by 

2013 Lotus Esprit Concept

Lutz Gives Lotus 60 Percent Chance Of Success With New Line

So what, exactly, is Bob Lutz doing pontificating on the probabilities of Proton-owned Lotus' likelihood of success? He's an member of the senior advisory board, invited by... read more December 15, 2010 by 

2015 Lotus Elise Concept

2010 Paris Auto Show: 2015 Lotus Elise Live Photos

Lotus is probably in the best financial position it’s been in for years, with its debts about to be cleared and production at full capacity. Focus now turns to... read more September 30, 2010 by 

2005 Lotus Elise

Lotus and Toyota Make Sports Car Magic

The news Toyota and Lotus are planning to take their relationship to a new level called to mind a fabulous drive I had in a Lotus Elise S/C. As if he weren’t fortunate... read more September 19, 2010 by 

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Abarth Coupe Could Be Built On X-Bow Platform

The return of Abarth is a success for Fiat. The hot little 500 Abarth has a waiting list, and for those wanting a bit more room could go for the more modern Grande Punto... read more August 3, 2010 by 

2011 Hennessey Venom GT

Video: Hennessey Venom GT Road Testing In The U.K.

The 725- to 1,200-horsepower Hennessey Venom GT supercar, based on the Lotus Elise, is nearing its final production. This video shows the mid-engined supercar testing its... read more April 14, 2010 by 


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