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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 of airbag regulations. It meant that the Evora was left as the sole street-legal car in Lotus showrooms. To keep things... read more

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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


 
Lotus Evora 400 Hethel Edition

New Lotus Evora special edition celebrates 50 years of Hethel factory

Lotus has had its share of ups and downs, but the British automaker does have a past worth remembering. To celebrate its past, a special edition of the company's Evora sports... read more May 12, 2016 by


 
2017 Lotus Evora Sport 410 (European spec)

U.S. to get entry-level, naturally-aspirated Evora

The Lotus Evora returns for the 2017 model year, now in Evora 400 and limited edition Evora 410 form. The cars, which go on sale in May, both feature a supercharged 3.5-liter... read more March 22, 2016 by


 
2017 Lotus Evora Sport 410 (European spec)

2017 Lotus Evora Sport 410 Ups The Power And Drops The Weight

The Lotus Evora 400 is just reaching showrooms here in the United States but a new, more potent version of the car has already been launched. Set to debut next week at the... read more February 25, 2016 by


 
2016 Lotus Elise Cup 250

2016 Lotus Elise Cup 250: Forbidden Fruit

Lotus doesn’t plan to sell an Elise in the United States until the arrival of a next-generation model sometime around the end of the decade. Sadly, that means we miss... read more February 19, 2016 by


 
Lotus Exclusive personalization program

Lotus Launches Personalization Program

Vehicle personalization is all the rage these days, with virtually every automaker in the luxury game and even some mainstream makes starting up departments dedicated to... read more January 15, 2016 by


 
2016 Lotus Exige Sport 350

2016 Lotus Exige Sport 350: Forbidden Fruit

Imagine taking an already lightweight Lotus sports car and then lobbing off around 100 pounds of performance-sapping weight. That’s exactly what Lotus engineers... read more December 10, 2015 by


 
2009 Renault Formula One race car

Renault Formula One Team Returns In 2016: Official

Following its September’s signing of a Letter of Intent regarding the potential acquisition of a controlling stake in cash-strapped Lotus F1, French automaker Renault... read more December 4, 2015 by


 
Lotus 3-Eleven

Lotus Hints At 7:06 Nürburgring Lap Time For 3-Eleven: Video

The Lotus 3-Eleven is a raucous, track-carving machine that promises to be the quickest road-going car—yes, this sprightly roadster is street-legal in the markets... read more October 16, 2015 by


 
Lotus 3-Eleven, 2015 Goodwood Festival of Speed

Lotus SUV Likely To Reach U.S.

British sports car marque Lotus confirmed plans for an SUV back in April and at the time said the vehicle would be built at a plant in China. The production will be handled... read more September 24, 2015 by


 
Lotus 3-Eleven

Lotus 3-Eleven Tests At 'Ring, 7:00 Lap In Sight: Video

Lotus says its open-top 3-Eleven is the "quickest and most powerful production Lotus road car ever." But calling it a "road car" is subjective, because buyers in the United... read more September 9, 2015 by


 
2015 Lotus Exige 360 Cup

Lotus Exige V6 Cup Track Car Gets Updated, Limited Edition ‘360’ Model

The cars that make up the series of Lotus Exige-based track cars are renowned for their combination of visceral performance, straightforward maintenance and reasonable... read more August 17, 2015 by


 
 

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