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2016 Lotus Elise Race 250

Lotus shocks, heads toward profitability as fiscal year closes

Lotus has pulled a money-laden rabbit from its top hat. With the results of its 2016/2017 fiscal year, Lotus Group International Limited's operations are heading toward profitability. At the close of the fiscal year, Lotus posted a positive earnings before interest, tax, depreciation, and... read more

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2009 Lotus Exige S 260 once owned by Jerry Seinfeld - Image via Dan Kruse Classics

Lotus Exige once owned by Jerry Seinfeld sells for $90,400

Jerry Seinfeld’s love of Porsches is renowned, but the comedian and television star isn’t averse to cars from other marques. For example, a year ago we saw... read more May 30, 2017 by


 
2017 Volvo S60 and V60 Polestar

Future Volvos may benefit from Lotus suspension tuning

Lotus has a long history in engineering and building precise, sharp-handling cars. Now, as Lotus and parent company Proton, are in the process of being acquired by Chinese... read more May 26, 2017 by


 
2016 Lotus Exige Sport 350

Geely agrees to purchase major stake in Lotus, Proton

China’s Zhejiang Geely Holding Group, the company that owns the Volvo, Lynk & Co and Geely car brands, on Wednesday agreed to purchase 49.9 percent of Lotus parent... read more May 23, 2017 by


 
Speed Academy builds a Lotus Evora with Tesla Model S power

Meet Blue Lightning: a Lotus Evora with Tesla Model S power

Remember Tesla's Roadster? That was a pretty neat little machine that paved the way for grander offerings from the electric car company. It was built on the bones of the... read more May 14, 2017 by


 
2017 Lotus Exige Cup 380

2017 Lotus Exige Cup 380 is all about the aero

We only get the Lotus Evora in the United States, at least as far as road cars are concerned. But overseas, buyers still have new versions of the lighter, more affordable... read more April 27, 2017 by


 
Lotus Evora Sport 410 GP Edition

Lotus Evora Sport 410 GP Edition marks US sales launch

As if Lotus' Evora Sport 410 wasn't already poised to be something special, the British sports car marque has debuted a special version with a unique color scheme inspired by... read more April 10, 2017 by


 
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Report: Geely, PSA Group compete for Lotus parent Proton

Malaysian conglomerate DRB-Hicom is looking to offload its majority stake in fellow Malaysian firm Proton and two of the potential bidders are reported to be China’s... read more February 21, 2017 by


 
2017 Lotus Evora 400, 2015 Geneva Motor Show

Lotus: What’s new for 2017

Lotus fans in the United States have had little to choose from ever since 2011 when the automaker’s Elise and Exige were pulled from sale due to being on the wrong side... read more February 3, 2017 by


 
2016 Lotus Elise Race 250

Lotus to renew sports car lineup before adding SUV

Lotus is committed to adding an SUV to its lineup but the vehicle will probably not arrive for another four or five years, at the earliest. Speaking with Autocar, Lotus CEO... read more January 24, 2017 by


 
2017 Lotus Exige Race 380

Lotus Exige Sport 380 spawns dedicated track model

The Lotus Exige is no longer offered here as a road car but you can still purchase versions designed for track. The latest in a long line of Exige-based track cars is the... read more January 12, 2017 by


 
2017 Lotus Exige Sport 380

Lotus launches Exige Sport 380

Lotus is in the best financial shape it’s been in perhaps in its entirety. CEO Jean-Marc Gales has revealed that the company has turned in its first operating profit in... read more November 24, 2016 by


 
2016 Lotus Exige Sport 350

Lotus could be up for grabs in sale of unprofitable parent Proton

Ownership of Lotus could soon change hands if the sale of its unprofitable parent company Proton goes ahead. A controlling stake in Proton was bought by DRB-Hicom in 2012 for... read more September 26, 2016 by


 
1956 Lotus Eleven at Laguna Seca, Credit: Historicmotorprints.com

Driving a vintage Lotus at the Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion

If the best thing you can do with a car is to drive it, then the best thing to do during Monterey Car Week is to drive a classic. I can think of no better place to drive a... read more September 8, 2016 by


 
2017 Lotus Evora 400 with Carbon Pack

Lotus Evora 400 lightweight options drop curb weight to 3,060 pounds

Since its earliest days, Lotus’ ethos has been “performance through lightweight,” the phrase coined by its founder Colin Chapman. Today that tradition lives... read more August 19, 2016 by


 
2016 Lotus Elise Race 250

Lotus Elise Race 250 is the fastest Elise yet

Lotus has unveiled what it claims is its fastest Elise yet. The car is called the Elise Race 250 and as the name suggests this one’s designed for track use only... read more July 29, 2016 by


 
 

 
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