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Lotus C-01 superbike

Lotus C-01 Superbike Revealed In All Its Carbon Fiber Glory

Nearly a year ago, Lotus announced the launch of its new motorcycle division, with a teaser image showing the carbon fiber tank of its C-01 superbike. Today, we have the official unveiling of the real thing, and it's stunning. Employing all of Lotus' lessons learned from racing on four wheels, and... read more

February 20, 2014 by 
 
Romain Grosjean and Pastor Maldonado confirmed for Lotus F1 Team in 2014

Pastor Maldonado To Race Alongside Romain Grosjean At Lotus F1 In 2014

Venezuelan driver Pastor Maldonado has been confirmed as a driver for the Lotus F1 Team. He will be racing alongside current Lotus driver Romain Grosjean in the 2014 Formula... read more December 3, 2013 by 


 
British politicians visit Lotus factory in Hethel, England

Lotus Receives £10 Million From British Government

Lotus has managed to secure £10.44 million (approximately $16.86 million) in funding from the British government via its Regional Growth Fund program, which is aimed at... read more November 26, 2013 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 


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

Elon Musk Is Buyer Of James Bond Lotus Submarine, Plans To Make It Electric

Not long ago, it was revealed that the Lotus Esprit submarine from the 1977 James Bond flick The Spy Who Loved Me was sold at auction for close to a million dollars. In case... read more October 18, 2013 by 


 
Spyker B6 Venator concept car, 2013 Geneva Motor Show

Spyker To Source B6 Venator’s V-6 Engine From Lotus

At the 2013 Geneva Motor Show back in March, Spyker revealed a concept version of a new, more accessible sports car the company was planning, the B6 Venator. At the time of... read more October 15, 2013 by 


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

James Bond And Ferris Bueller Have Their Machines Sold Off

In the world of film, there are a handful of automobiles that have achieved an iconic almost cult-like status. Be it the Ghostbusters Ecto-1, the Audi S8 from Ronin, or even... read more September 11, 2013 by 


 
Bulleta RF22

American Firm Bulleta Announces Evora-Based RF22 Sports Car

Despite a recent string of bad luck for Germany’s niche sports car brands, a few North American startups have announced their intention to launch new sports cars of... read more August 30, 2013 by 


 
2011 Lotus Evora S

Lotus Hiring Again

Lotus is showing signs of life, with news emerging this week that the British sports car manufacturer is set to hire around 100 new staff, mostly specialist engineers. Only a... read more August 2, 2013 by 


 
2011 Lotus Evora S

Lotus' Leaking Oil Problem Strikes Again, This Time Affecting The 2011 Evora

Lotus has issued a recall on certain versions of its Evora sports car due to a defective oil hose that could rupture, leading to more serious problems. The recall affects... read more July 29, 2013 by 


 
2013 Lotus Elise S Club Racer

Lotus To Update Existing Range Rather Than Launch New Cars

Lotus has been led by managers at Malaysian conglomerate DRB-Hicom since early 2012 and since then we’ve heard little on the progress of the British sports car... read more July 22, 2013 by 


 
Lotus Motorcycles

Lotus Launches Motorcycle Division And Announces New C-01 Superbike

Despite its current financial difficulties and lack of announcements concerning the future of its sports car production, Lotus has launched a new motorcycle division and... read more June 23, 2013 by 


 
2013 Lotus Praga T128 Le Mans prototype (LMP2)

Lotus Le Mans Team Cleared To Race This Weekend

After having a number of its race car components seized by a court in Le Mans, France earlier in the week due to an alleged financial dispute, the Lotus Praga team, run by... read more June 21, 2013 by 


 
2013 Lotus Praga T128 Le Mans prototype (LMP2)

Lotus Le Mans Preparation Halted After Court Seizes LMP2 Prototypes

The Lotus Praga Le Mans campaign has come unstuck just days out from this year’s running of the 24-hour endurance race. A number of components for the two T128 LMP2... read more June 19, 2013 by 


 
2013 Lotus F1 car with the Daft Punk logo

Daft Punk Teams Up With The Lotus F1 Team: Video

UPDATE: Full teaser video added. Just in time for the partying that took place during the past weekend’s Monaco Grand Prix, French electronic music sensation Daft Punk... read more May 29, 2013 by 


 
2013 Lotus Exige V6 Cup R

Lotus In Line To Receive £10 Million Government Grant: Report

When you think Lotus you're also supposed to think about adding lightness. It's the philosophy of Lotus founder Colin Chapman, and it was the ethos with which Lotus cars were... read more May 15, 2013 by 


 
 

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