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Submersible Lotus Esprit from James Bond flick ‘The Spy Who Loved Me’

World's Largest James Bond Car Collection For Sale

While a license to kill is hard to come by, the next best thing would surely be owning one of the many amazing cars driven by James Bond in the 23 films he's been featured in since 1962. Why settle for one car though? The Daily Express reports that the world's largest collection of James Bond... read more

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Lotus Owner Provides Details Of Future Plans

The last we heard, Lotus’ new owner DRB-Hicom had fired CEO Dany Bahar and thrown out his overly ambitious plan to launch up to six brand new models within a five-year... read more October 24, 2012 by 


 
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Bahar's Esprit, Next-Gen Mustang Rumors, Audi Quattro Redux: Today's Car News

If Lotus's esprit de corps has fallen somewhat during- and post-Dany Bahar's tenure, at least the corps de Esprit remains strong. Bahar's own custom example, a 2003 model... read more August 24, 2012 by 


 
Dany Bahar's former Lotus Esprit - image courtesy of Lotus Enthusiast

Dany Bahar's Former Lotus Esprit For Sale

If you’re big on Lotus collector cars, here’s one you won’t want to pass up: a 2002 Lotus Esprit V8, rebuilt at the factory in 2010 for then-CEO Dany Bahar... read more August 23, 2012 by 


 
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Lotus Esprit Supercar Due In 2014, Pending DRB-Hicom Approval

Following its bizarre rant on Facebook last week and accusations that its CEO Dany Bahar was missing in action, Lotus is doing its best to clear all the confusion and remains... read more April 18, 2012 by 


 
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2013 Lotus Esprit To Offer Hybrid Options

Not too long ago, critics of Lotus accused the automaker of biting off more than it could chew. After all, Lotus had shown six all-new concepts at the 2010 Paris Motor Show... read more December 13, 2011 by 


 
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Lotus Esprit V-8 Engine Development: Video

The new Lotus is building a new V-8 engine, in part to power its upcoming Lotus Esprit, due in 2013. Reported to generate up to 570 horsepower, the new Lotus V-8 is being... read more December 12, 2011 by 


 
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2011 Race Of Champions Set To Return To Dusseldorf

For the second straight year, the Race Of Champions will be held in Dusseldorf, Germany, at the ESPRIT Arena. The race takes place December 3-4, 2011. This is a schedule... read more July 5, 2011 by 


 
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Lotus Planning Esprit Roadster, Targa And Superleggera Models: Report

Only a week ago we reported that Lotus was planning a turbocharged version of its new in-house developed V-8 engine for a high-performance ‘R’ version of its... read more June 30, 2011 by 


 
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Lotus Planning ‘R’ Performance Models With Turbo Power: Report

Earlier this week we brought you the first details about Lotus’ new in-house developed V-8 engine, which is set to appear in the upcoming Esprit supercar as well as... read more June 23, 2011 by 


 
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First Details On New In-House Developed Lotus V-8

We’ve known for some time that Lotus was working on a new V-8 engine for its upcoming Esprit supercar, even word that the automaker was pulling funding from other... read more June 22, 2011 by 


 
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Lotus Esprit Coming In 2013 With Unique 570-Horsepower V-8: Report

The 2013 Lotus Esprit is to be the first of a new-generation of luxurious sports cars from one of the most renowned performance marques in the industry. Styled under the... read more June 16, 2011 by 


 
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UK Rejects Lotus Funding Request, Increases Uncertainty For New Models

Lotus has some very ambitious plans--too ambitious some might say--to launch up to six new models between now and 2015, as well as start in-house development of its own... read more April 15, 2011 by 


 
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Lotus To Develop Its Own V-8 and V-6 for Esprit and Elan

Lotus, in order to justify its new pricing, will produce its own V-8 engine design for the upcoming Esprit. According to a report in Autocar, the company’s head, Dany... read more December 19, 2010 by 


 
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Lotus Boss Reveals Plans For In-House Designed V-8

Right up until August of this year there were reports claiming Lotus would continue to rely on Toyota for its future powertrains, including the use bespoke V-8 and V-10... read more December 15, 2010 by 


 
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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 


 
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