Lotus plans four new electric vehicles by 2026, including this sports car.
Lotus Elise production ends after 26 years
The Lotus Elise is no longer in production but an electric successor is due in a few years.Viknesh Vijayenthiran
Lotus Elise could live on if buyer steps up to acquire tooling
In the same way that it sold the Seven chassis to Caterham, Lotus could sell the rights to the Elise to another firm.Viknesh Vijayenthiran
Lotus Elise and Exige receive final-edition treatment
Lotus has a new series of sports cars coming to replace the Elise, Exige and Evora, the first of which is due in 2022.Viknesh Vijayenthiran
Lotus Elise, Exige and Evora to bow out in 2021 ahead of new series of sports cars
Lotus is working on a new series of sports cars due on sale from 2022.Viknesh Vijayenthiran
Lotus launches classic racing liveries for the Elise
Lotus recalls its storied F1 past with the new Elise Classic Heritage Edition.Viknesh Vijayenthiran
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. Development started shortly after Italian entrepreneur Romano Artioli bought Lotus from General Motors in 1993, with the car's launch taking place three years later. Artioli, who was chairman of Lotus at the time, decided to name it after his granddaughter Elisa Artioli. She recently visited the Lotus factory in Hethel, England to help celebrate this year's 70th anniversary of when Lotus founder Colin Chapman built his...