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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 might around the British countryside as the company fine-tunes the car's handling and performance. With a sub-2,400-pound curb... read more

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2011 Lotus Elise

2011 Lotus Elise Preview

Track-day wonder, fuel-sipping daily driver and one of the most affordable bits of exotica on the road--the Lotus Elise seemingly does it all. All except carry much in the... read more February 16, 2010 by 

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2011 Lotus Elise Redesigned to match Evora

The Lotus Evora is a more mature Elise. It may match the performance of the Elise, but has a more comfortable and practical interior. So with the spotlight firmly on the... read more February 16, 2010 by 

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Sneak Peek at the Future for Sports Cars

The wave of the future for sports cars is upon us in terms of fuel consumption and even automotive terminology.  As the summit in Copenhagen gathers thousands of delegates... read more December 12, 2009 by 

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See a Gorgeous View From Your MR2…

In 2003, for our tenth anniversary, we got the brainstorm to head up to Sedona, and had everything set to go for a weekend of red rocks, bed and breakfasts, and... read more November 15, 2009 by 

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The high cost of owning a fast car

Most of us middle class car folk can only dream of owning an all-out sports or supercar. The closest we ever get to owning one is through reading magazines or attending car... read more September 24, 2009 by 

Lotus Elise Special Edition Club Racer

Lotus Elise Club Racer Due For Frankfurt Debut

Lightweight, focused and yet balanced and comfortable - the Lotus Elise is a modern day classic. Taking inspiration from the classics of the 1960s, the Special Edition Lotus... read more September 3, 2009 by 

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Lotus USA now offering supercharger kits for standard Elise, Exige

The power-to-lightness ratio of the naturally-aspirated Lotus Elise and Exige models has never been found lacking, being some of the most competent street/track cars... read more August 3, 2009 by 

Lotus Evora

Mike Kimberley leaves position as Lotus CEO

With a recipe for lightweight, fun and fast trackday cars for the street, Lotus Cars has been on a roll of late. The new Evora has been widely hailed as a styling hit, and as... read more July 20, 2009 by 

Lotus Elise Black & White editions

Lotus Elise Black & White editions revealed

While Lotus is certainly known for its minimalist philosophy of design, it is also increasingly known for the incredible multitude of special-edition models offered. Today we... read more July 1, 2009 by 

2009 Lotus Challenge Series

Lotus backs America’s fledgling Lotus Challenge Series as official sponsor

The Lotus Challenge Series was begun in 2008 by long-time Lotus enthusiast Jim Navarro along with support from fellow Lotus enthusiasts Jack Fried and Robb Bonanno. To help... read more June 27, 2009 by 

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Next-gen Lotus Elise and Esprit on track for 2012 launch

For Lotus fans, the next few years should prove to be very interesting times as the company pushes ahead with its five-year-plan to update its model lineup, including... read more May 10, 2009 by 

2010 Lotus Evora

Lotus will adopt two seat configuration for Evora convertible

News about the upcoming convertible variant of the Lotus Evora has been on the table for some time now, but according to latest reports the car has hit a snag in development... read more May 8, 2009 by 

2009 Lotus Elise Purist Edition Ardent Red

Lotus offers new ‘Purist Edition’ Elise for U.S.

Finding ways to lure customers into dealerships - and once there, secure the sale - has rarely been harder for car companies. And that's why we see so many schemes afoot to... read more May 3, 2009 by 

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Driver of Lotus Elise clocked at an ‘impossible’ 173mph

British police have discovered the world's fastest unmodified Lotus Elise, having clocked motorist Tex O'Reilly at the phenomenal speed of 173mph - almost three-and-a-half... read more March 24, 2009 by 

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Lotus planning supercharged, convertible Evora variants for 2011

Europeans are gearing up for the May release of the new Lotus Evora, but already there's something else to look forward to: a convertible version, due to hit the streets in... read more March 12, 2009 by 


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