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2018 Lotus Evora GT430

Lotus to kick off revival with electric hypercar?

Since Zhejiang Geely Holding Group's acquisition of a controlling stake in Lotus just over a year ago, there's been very little detail in the way of an updated product roadmap for the British performance marque. Before he stepped down in June, former Lotus CEO Jean-Marc Gales talked about two... read more

December 6, 2018 by
Jay Leno drives a 1977 Lotus Esprit

World's best 1977 Lotus Esprit visits Jay Leno's Garage

It's rare to find one-owner classic cars. Time marches on and aging automobiles have to make way for more modern machines. That's the case most of the time, but not so for... read more September 4, 2018 by

2018 Lotus Evora GT430

Geely could invest almost $2B to turn Lotus into a Porsche rival

China's Zhejiang Geely Holding Group is prepared to invest the necessary funds to make Lotus into a world-beating luxury and sports car brand. If Geely has its way, Lotus... read more August 9, 2018 by

Elisa Artioli

Meet the woman who the Lotus Elise is named after

Despite no longer being on sale in the United States, the Lotus Elise has been pivotal in keeping the British sports car marque alive during decades of financial hardship... read more August 6, 2018 by

Jay Leno checks out a 1966 Lotus Cortina

Jay Leno goes in-depth with a 1966 Lotus Cortina

It's built by Ford, but no one uses that name when referring to the first-generation Lotus Cortina. Between 1963 and 1966, Ford and Lotus cranked out over 3,300 of them, and... read more July 26, 2018 by

2018 Lotus Exige Type 79

Lotus Exige Type 49 and 79 celebrate British marque's historic F1 victories

Lotus used this week's Goodwood Festival of Speed in the United Kingdom to unveil two new special versions of its Exige sports car. They were built to mark this year's 70th... read more July 13, 2018 by

Jean-Marc Gales

Lotus CEO steps down

He was brought in back in 2014 to help bring back Lotus from the brink of bankruptcy and turn it into a viable automaker, but now Jean-Marc Gales has given up his CEO... read more June 4, 2018 by

Lotus Esprit concept

Lotus Esprit supercar may get reprise in sports car company's latest plans

Lotus is in the process of developing two new sports cars and an SUV. The sports cars will come first and one of them is tipped to be an Elise replacement. The other, Lotus... read more May 8, 2018 by

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... read more May 3, 2018 by

Alleged patent drawing for Lotus SUV - Image via PC Auto

Lotus planning more than one SUV

It's a brave new world. As automakers bend to consumers' love of utility vehicles, numerous brands have jumped aboard the SUV bandwagon—even Lotus. We knew the British... read more April 26, 2018 by

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... read more April 13, 2018 by

2017 Lotus Evora 400 with Carbon Pack

Lotus SUV to use Volvo underpinnings?

Lotus earned a new lease on life when China's Zhejiang Geely Holding Group acquired the brand last year. With steady financing, Lotus plans to renew its sports car lineup and... read more March 20, 2018 by

Lotus 3-Eleven 430

Lotus dials up 430 horses for 3-Eleven's final production run

Lotus has revealed a fitting farewell to its track-focused 3-Eleven with one final evolution. The British sports car maker on Tuesday unveiled the 3-Eleven 430, which comes... read more February 21, 2018 by

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... read more February 5, 2018 by

2018 Rezvani Beast Alpha X Blackbird

Rezvani Beast Alpha X Blackbird lands with 700 horsepower

California's Rezvani is back with another crazy creation from its Beast line of sports cars. The latest is a 700-horsepower version of the Beast Alpha that appropriately is... read more February 1, 2018 by

Jean-Marc Gales

Lotus CEO nabbed for speeding, gets off with driving suspension

Lotus CEO Jean-Marc Gales likely will take it a tad slower on the A11 near his company's Norwich headquarters in England. The executive was caught going 102 mph in a 70 mph... read more January 24, 2018 by


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