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The 2012 Lotus Evora S IPS

Lotus Wrings Out The 2012 Evora S IPS: Video

Not too long ago, the thought of a Lotus with an automatic transmission would have been as unthinkable as a Ferrari or Lamborghini that shifted itself. Times change, and last year Lotus introduced a performance-focused automatic transmission for the 2011 Evora to stay with them. Called IPS, for... read more

January 23, 2012 by 
 
Oriol Servia earned third grid spot at the 2011 Indy 500 - Anne Proffit photo

Servia Gets Dreyer & Reinbold INDYCAR Ride

It's another one of those horribly kept "secrets" - Dreyer & Reinbold Racing (DRR) signed Catalan driver Oriol Servia as a full-time driver for the 2012 IZOD IndyCar... read more January 17, 2012 by 


 
Katherine Legge and her PKV Champ Car team at Road America in 2006 - Anne Proffit photo

Katherine Legge Gains TrueCar INDYCAR Sponsorship

Katherine Legge, recently announced as a member of the Dragon Racing team will have the name of TrueCar on her No. 6 Lotus/Dallara/Firestone IZOD IndyCar Series race car for... read more January 16, 2012 by 


 
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Lotus-Parent Proton Sold To Malaysian Conglomerate DRB-Hicom

Malaysia’s state-owned Khazanah Nasional Bhd has sold its 43 percent stake in Proton, a maker of economy sedans and hatchbacks, to fellow Malaysian firm DRB-Hicom in a... read more January 16, 2012 by 


 

Bryan Herta Autosport Signs Barracuda Networks' Sponsorship Pact

The chips are falling in all the right places for Bryan Herta Autosport, which capped the second week of the year by naming Barracuda Networks as primary sponsor for the... read more January 13, 2012 by 


 
Jay Penske - Anne Proffit photo

Dragon Racing Signs With Lotus, Bourdais And Legge To Drive

Last season was a difficult one for Jay Penske's Dragon Racing, shuffling drivers around, failing to qualify for the 100th anniversary Indianapolis 500 and generally having... read more January 12, 2012 by 


 
Tagliani with his helmet at the BHA shop - Photo courtesy Bryan Herta Autosport

Alex Tagliani Joins Bryan Herta Autosport

When he wore the No. 98 on his kart during the race at the IMIS trade show in early December, it signaled an upcoming signing, but Bryan Herta Autosport (BHA) waited until... read more January 9, 2012 by 


 
Bruno Senna drives the new Lotus Exige S

Bruno Senna Wrings Out The New Lotus Exige S: Video

Lotus is doing all it can to breathe new life into an aging stable of cars. A perfect example of this is the Lotus Exige, which has already been given last rites in the U.S... read more January 5, 2012 by 


 
2011 Lotus Exige S260 Final Edition

Investors Urge Proton To Sell Floundering Lotus Brand

Lotus has been in the hands of Malaysia’s state-owned Proton since 1996 and during that time has yet to turn a profit. With speculation that Proton, a maker of economy... read more December 28, 2011 by 


 
Lotus Exige R-GT rally car first shakedown

Lotus Successful On First Fire-Up Of IndyCar Engine, Exige R-GT Shakedown

Whilst most have been enjoying the festive period these past several days, the hard working Lotus Motorsport crew are busy celebrating the fruits of their labor over the past... read more December 27, 2011 by 


 
Lotus at previous Goodwood Festival of Speed events

Lotus To Be Featured Marque At 2012 Goodwood Festival Of Speed

It may not be for another six months but organizers of the 2012 Goodwood Festival of Speed (FOS) in the UK have announced today that Lotus will be the annual event’s... read more December 20, 2011 by 


 
2010 Lotus City Car Concept

Lotus City Car To Be Priced Below Aston Martin Cygnet

Aston Martin won’t be the only luxury sports car manufacturer to offer a compact city car, if Lotus boss Danny Bahar gets his way. The company is looking to introduce a... read more December 12, 2011 by 


 
2013 Lotus Esprit Concept

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 


 
2012 Lotus Exige S live photos

2012 Lotus Exige S To Arrive In U.S. As Track Only Model?

Earlier this year Lotus unveiled its “Final Edition” Elise and Exige models for the U.S., marking the end of the lightweight sports cars’ run in one of the... read more December 8, 2011 by 


 
The Who Evora S, designed by Roger Daltry. Image: Bonhams

Bonhams To Sell Lotus Evora S By The Who For Cancer Charity

Lotus, in cooperation with Roger Daltry of The Who, has built a special one-off 2012 Evora S to raise money for the Teenage Cancer Trust. All proceeds from the sale, which is... read more December 1, 2011 by 


 
2012 Lotus Evora GTE live photos

Lotus USA Snags Former CEO Of Ferrari North America

Lotus wants to compete head to head with Ferrari, both on the race track and in the showroom. The Hethel, England-based automaker has made some bold personnel moves in recent... read more December 1, 2011 by 


 
 

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