Lotus Evora News

  • 2020 Lotus Evora GT

    The 2020 Lotus Evora GT replaces the Evora Sport 410 and Evora 400 with 416 horsepower and up to 71 pounds less weight.

  • 2019 Lotus Evora 400 on Jay Leno's Garage
    Dive into the 2019 Lotus Evora 400 on Jay Leno's Garage

    Jay Leno and his guest provide answers to the practical Lotus sports car.

  • Lotus Evora GT4 concept
    Lotus Evora GT4 concept is ready to rock a racetrack

    While North America is busy taking in news in the lead up to this week's 2019 New York International Auto Show, Lotus has focused its presence on Auto Shanghai 2019. There, the brand revealed a new track-ready machine: the Evora GT4 concept. The race-prepped concept car is a preview of the...

  • 2010 Lotus Evora 414E Hybrid Concept Edit
    2010 Lotus Evora Hybrid concept surfaces for sale

    In 2010, Lotus toyed with the idea of a hybrid Evora sports car with the Evora 414E Extended-Range hybrid concept. Today, the car is for sale. Listed on Lotus For Sale and first reported by Motor1, the show car ended in private hands and now seeks a new owner. The current owner doesn't explain how...

  • 2018 Lotus Cyan Racing Evora GT4 race car
    Geely Group Motorsport partner Cyan Racing switches from Volvo to Lotus cars

    Chinese holding company Zhejiang Geely in March established the new division Geely Group Motorsport to oversee motorsport activities for its growing list of brands, which includes the likes of Volvo, Polestar and Lotus. And on Thursday, Geely named Swedish race team Cyan Racing as the official...

  • Lotus CEO Jean-Marc Gales (left) hands Clive Chapman the keys to a 2018 Lotus Evora GT410 Sport
    A Chapman is back behind the wheel of a Lotus

    Tell us if you've heard this one before: A Chapman behind the wheel of a Lotus. Clive Chapman, son of Lotus founder, Colin Chapman, received his keys to a new Evora GT410 Sport last week. Lotus announced the delivery Friday, as Clive and his Evora GT410 Sport prepared for a trek across the United...

  • Alleged patent drawing for Lotus SUV - Image via PC Auto

    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 prepped for 2020, with an SUV to follow. Lotus CEO Jean-Marc Gales told Automotive News Europe that work on the SUV has already begun and it will be released a year or two after the sports cars. We don't have the specifics on what the other two vehicles will be, other than the fact that they will be...

  • Lotus GT430 Sport
    Lotus GT430 Sport offers the go with less aero show

    Lotus took the wraps off of its limited-production Evora GT430 earlier this year, but now anyone (though not anyone in the United States) can hop into a GT430 with the introduction of the Lotus Evora GT430 Sport. The GT430 Sport is almost identical to the limited-run GT430, although the addition of...

  • 2018 Lotus Evora GT430
    Evora GT430 is most powerful Lotus road car yet

    Lotus on Thursday unveiled the most powerful road car in the marque’s history. The car is the Evora GT430, and as the name suggests it’s packing 430 horsepower. The power, together with 325 pound-feet of torque, is generated by the Evora’s familiar 3.5-liter supercharged V-6 and...

  • Speed Academy builds a Lotus Evora with Tesla Model S power
    Meet Blue Lightning: a Lotus Evora with Tesla Model S power

    Remember Tesla's Roadster? That was a pretty neat little machine that paved the way for grander offerings from the electric car company. It was built on the bones of the Lotus Elise. The final version saw 288 horsepower and nearly 300 pound-feet of torque from its electric powertrain. Today...

  • Lotus Evora Sport 410 GP Edition
    Lotus Evora Sport 410 GP Edition marks US sales launch

    As if Lotus' Evora Sport 410 wasn't already poised to be something special, the British sports car marque has debuted a special version with a unique color scheme inspired by a famous racing livery. Lotus is using the launch of the special car to mark the Evora Sport 410's arrival in the United...

  • 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 on with a range of lightweight options designed for the new Evora 400 sports car. The options include a lithium-ion battery...

  • Lotus Evora 400 Hethel Edition

    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 car has been unveiled to mark the 50th anniversary of the Hethel assembly plant. The Hethel Edition builds on the recently-introduced Evora 400, the fastest road-going Lotus ever, with a trio of special colors available and a commemorative plate marking each one. Buyers in markets that receive the Evora 400, which doesn't include the United States just yet, will have a choice between Essex Blue, Motorsport Black, and...

  • 2017 Lotus Evora Sport 410 (European spec)
    US 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 V-6. Lotus CEO Jean-Marc Gales has now revealed that the United States will get a third, entry-level Evora powered by a...

  • 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 2016 Geneva Motor Show is the Evora Sport 410 which Lotus has confirmed will go on sale in most markets this June. The North...

  • 2017 Lotus Evora 400, 2015 Geneva Motor Show
    Lotus Evora 400 Convertible Confirmed

    News about a convertible version of the Evora sports car dates back several years but until now Lotus hasn’t enjoyed the financial and managerial stability to actually go through with the project. With new CEO Jean-Marc Gales at the helm, Lotus has finally confirmed to Autocar that a...

  • 2017 Lotus Evora 400, 2015 Geneva Motor Show
    Lotus Announces New Headquarters And Expanded Dealer Network For United States

    For the past several years, Lotus has relied on a skeleton crew to run its operations in the United States, the world’s biggest market for sports cars, as the company dealt with developing a solid business plan in the face of crippling cash shortages. A plausible plan has been devised under...

  • 2017 Lotus Evora 400, 2015 Geneva Motor Show
    2017 Lotus Evora 400 priced from $89,900

    The 2017 Lotus Evora 400 will go on sale later this year priced from $89,900. That’s a significant jump on pricing for the previous Evora, but the new model is a much more substantial car. In fact, it’s the fastest road car in Lotus history. It also doesn’t hurt that the Evora 400...

  • Daniel Craig lookalike at Lotus headquarters in April Fools’ Day prank

    UPDATE: No, actor Daniel Craig didn’t just pick up a Lotus Evora 400. Instead, a rather convincing doppelganger posed for some shots in front of Lotus’ Hethel headquarters for a superb April Fools’ Day stunt. Let us know in the comments below if you were fooled. British actor Daniel Craig, the man currently playing the role of the world’s most famous spy in the James Bond series, is an unashamed fan of his homeland’s sports cars, though typically those favored by 007 himself: Aston Martins. However, Craig has shown he isn’t averse to driving cars from other...

  • 2017 Lotus Evora 400, 2015 Geneva Motor Show
    Lotus Wants You To Test Drive The Evora 400, But Only If You're As Agile As It Is

    Lotus launches a new online game to promote the Evora 400.

  • 2017 Lotus Evora 400, 2015 Geneva Motor Show
    2017 Lotus Evora 400 Is British Brand’s Fastest Road Car: Live Photos From Geneva

    It’s no secret that British sports car brand Lotus has been struggling—heck, it only has one road-going model on sale here—but the company has embarked on a turnaround strategy devised by straight-shooting CEO Jean-Marc Gales and is planning a host of new models, starting with a...

  • 2016 Lotus Evora spy shots. Photo credit: S. Baldauf/SB-Medien.
    2016 Lotus Evora Spy Shots

    These are the first photos of the updated 2016 Lotus Evora in testing ahead of its unveiling at the 2015 Geneva Motor Show. Revealing a car that keeps the current Evora’s proportions and major styling cues, the photos also show some of the updates to the look—and hint at more. SEE MORE...

  • Lotus celebrates building its 1,000th Exige S
    Lotus Sees Sales Rise 54 Percent, Promises Exciting Reveal For Geneva Motor Show

    Struggling sports car brand Lotus has announced that its sales performance is finally starting to turn around for the better. Sales over the past nine months came in at 1,565 cars, which is up 54 percent on the same period one year and all the more impressive when you consider that there...

  • 2011 Lotus Evora S
    Lotus Evora Crossover In The Works?

    A substantially-updated Evora is set to debut at the 2015 Geneva Motor Show in March, and this time around an open-top version is expected alongside the coupe. But beyond the coupe and new convertible, could we see additional Evora variants, perhaps even a crossover? MUST SEE: 2015 Chevy Corvette...

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