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Alleged patent drawing for Lotus SUV - Image via PC Auto

Lotus planning two new sports car for 2020, then an SUV

In the spring of 2017, 51 percent of Lotus was acquired by Chinese automaker Geely. Since that time, rumblings about some much-needed fresh product have been trickling out of Lotus HQ. Now, according to a report today from Automotive News (subscription required), two new sports cars are being... read more

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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

2015 Lotus Elise S Cup

No Lotus Elise for US until arrival of next-gen model in 2020

The Lotus Elise is a no-nonsense, somewhat affordable sports car that’s equally at home on the road or race track. Unfortunately, the Elise together with its Exige... read more August 5, 2015 by

2015 Lotus Elise 20th Anniversary Edition

Lotus Celebrates 20 Years Of The Elise With Special Edition Model

It was at the Frankfurt Auto Show back in 1995 that Lotus first introduced a car called the “Elise”, and now, two decades on, the automaker from the British town... read more March 20, 2015 by

2015 Lotus Elise S Cup

2015 Lotus Elise S Cup: Forbidden Fruit

Only a couple of weeks ago we spotted a Lotus Elise prototype testing at the Nürburgring, which we reported at the time was for a road-going version of the... read more September 5, 2014 by

2015 Lotus Elise S Cup R road car spy shots

2015 Lotus Elise S Cup R road car spy shots

Lotus appears to be working on a new version of its Elise sports car, believed to be based on the Elise S Cup R race car that debuted earlier this year and was designed for... read more August 20, 2014 by

2014 Lotus Elise S Cup R

2014 Lotus Elise S Cup R Officially Unveiled At Autosport

The 2014 Lotus Elise S Cup R club racer was officially unveiled alongside other motorsport-prepped Lotus models at the Autosport show in Birmingham, England. While the rest... read more January 3, 2014 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

2009 Lotus Exige S

Lotus Recalls Elise And Exige Sports Cars

Lotus has issued a recall for its Elise and Exige due to a similar leaking oil problem that led to a recall in 2011 for versions of the sports cars from the 2005 and 2006... read more February 27, 2013 by

The PG Elektrus.

Is The Lotus-Based PG Elektrus The Stuff Of Dreams?

Michael Frölich, the designer of the PG Elektrus, calls it, “an arrow-swift ‘city racer’ par excellence designed to make even the most discriminating... read more January 23, 2012 by

2011 Lotus Elise

2011 Lotus Elise Recalled For Faulty Turn Signals

Following last month’s recall of the 2005 and 2006 Lotus Exige and Elise models for potentially dangerous oil leaks, Lotus has issued a new recall, this time only... read more November 21, 2011 by

2006 Lotus Elise

2005-06 Lotus Elise And Exige Recalled For Oil Leaks

Following an investigation conducted by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) back in July over potential oil-cooler leaks on 2005 and 2006 Lotus Elise... read more October 31, 2011 by

2011 Lotus Elise

Onwards And Upwards: Lotus To Stop Production Of North American Elise/Exige In August

As most auto fans have heard plenty about, Lotus is in the process of a rather drastic overhaul, attempting to regain footing in the ranks of true supercar makers. Part of... read more June 9, 2011 by

Hawker Beechcraft K4000 and Lotus Exos Type 125

Buy A Hawker Beechcraft Jet And Get A Lotus Thrown In For Free

Lotus has teamed up with another legendary company, Hawker Beechcraft Corporation (HBC), the manufacturer of Hawker and Beechcraft business jets, with the two firms working... read more May 20, 2011 by

Lotus Elise Club Racer

Lotus Elise Club Racer: 2011 Geneva Motor Show

The Lotus Elise, once one of Lotus' only two production cars, is now the last of its former breed. Today it gets a new Club Racer variant, due to debut at the 2011 Geneva... read more February 18, 2011 by

Keg Sitting In A Lotus

Who Says A Lotus Elise Isn't Practical?

Many people want a Lotus Elise. But many of their loved ones usually say something like, "That isn't a practical car." They say a picture is worth a thousand words. In this... read more February 16, 2011 by


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