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2013 Detroit Electric SP:01

Detroit Electric Reveals Lotus-Based SP:01 Electric Roadster

If you’re longing for a Tesla Roadster but aren’t prepared to drop your hard-earned on a used example, another electric startup, whose name dates back more than a century, has just unveiled its own Lotus-based electric roadster. That startup is Detroit Electric, which, as promised a... read more

April 4, 2013 by 
 
2013 Lotus Exige V6 Cup R

Lotus To Present Exige Cup Track Specials At 2013 Autosport International

You may not be able to buy a new Lotus Exige to drive on your favorite roads, but if you enjoy the odd track day or are a serious motorsport competitor then the latest Exige... read more January 10, 2013 by 


 
Lotus Evora Sports Racer

Lotus Adds Sports Racer Package To Evora

Lotus is launching a new option for its Evora sports car in Europe, which it hopes will bring the excitement of the semi-successful Evora race car to the road. Labeled the... read more December 19, 2012 by 


 
Romain Grosjean

Romain Grosjean Sticks With Lotus In 2013, Sauber With All-New Drivers

Romain Grosjean has another reason to smile, with the Lotus F1 Team announcing the Frenchman will stay on in the team’s driver lineup for the 2013 Formula One season... read more December 19, 2012 by 


 
Dany Bahar

Lotus Sues Ousted CEO Dany Bahar For Unauthorized Expenses

In June of this year, Malaysia’s DRB-Hicom, the owner of Lotus’ parent company Proton, and subsequently the owner of Lotus, fired the British sports car... read more December 3, 2012 by 


 
Coca-Cola’s Burn energy drink logo will feature on Lotus’ F1 car in 2013

Coca-Cola Returns To Formula One As Sponsor Of Lotus F1 Team

Next year’s Formula One season will see a new energy drink take on the dominant Red Bull brand, with news coming out today that Coca-Cola will sponsor the Lotus F1 Team... read more November 22, 2012 by 


 
2013 Lotus Esprit Concept

New Lotus Esprit Supercar Close To Completion: Report

Since taking over Lotus’ parent company Proton last January, and in effect taking control of the British sports car manufacturer, Malaysian conglomerate DRB-Hicom has... read more November 20, 2012 by 


 
A Top Gear-built Lotus Excel submarine

Hammond, Richard Hammond Pilots A Lotus Submarine: Video

The James Bond franchise is celebrating its 50th anniversary this year, and it seems like everyone wants in on the action. To help mark the occasion, even Top Gear... read more November 1, 2012 by 


 
2013 Lotus Esprit Concept

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 


 
2011 Lotus Evora S

2011 Lotus Evora S Models Recalled For Oil Line Problem

Lotus has announced the recall of 80 model year 2011 Evora S models built between February 2011 and September 2011 to correct a potential defect with an oil line that... read more October 11, 2012 by 


 
2013 Lincoln MKZ

Bahar Sues, Lincoln Goes To China, Leno Goes Lambo: Car News Headlines

Dany Bahar, the former CEO of Lotus, is now suing the company for wrongful termination--despite the investigation that found he was misusing company funds. He wants $10... read more August 28, 2012 by 


 
Dany Bahar

Dany Bahar Files $10 Million Wrongful Dismissal Claim Against Lotus

In June of this year Dany Bahar was fired from his role as CEO of Lotus following the results of an investigation made by the board of Lotus’ parent company, DRB-Hicom... read more August 28, 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 


 
2012 Lotus Exige V6 Cup track day car

Lotus Confirms Exige V6 Cup Track Car For U.S.

The Lotus Exige S is a stunning piece of machinery and would make a worthy addition to the garage of anyone who is serious about performance, above all else. The car weighs... read more August 20, 2012 by 


 
Mark Webber driving the Infiniti Emerg-E at the 2012 Goodwood Festival of Speed

Could Lotus End Up Building The Infiniti Emerg-E And Renault Alpine?

It’s no secret that the Infiniti Emerg-E range-extended electric car concept, one of the crowd-pleasers at this year’s Geneva Motor Show, was built on a Lotus... read more August 13, 2012 by 


 
Lotus F1 papercraft racecar - courtesy Lotus F1 Team

Sauber, Lotus Offer F1 Fans Creative Respite During Summer Break

With Formula One on hiatus until the first weekend of September, there are some good opportunities for a "fix" when anyone needs one. Two teams have already offered a way to... read more July 31, 2012 by 


 
 

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