Titanium Could Help Lotus Build Even Lighter Cars

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Titanium Could Help Lotus Build Even Lighter Cars
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Titanium, it’s both light and strong… and pretty expensive. But the benefits may out-“weight” the tradeoffs for Lotus, as the premium sports-car builder is exploring the dusty silver-hued metal for use in its vehicles. Continue Reading...

Lotus Secures its Future, But Five Car Plan Axed

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Lotus Secures its Future, But Five Car Plan Axed
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With rumors of a future for Lotus swirling, the company will live on as its new owner DRB-Hicom has signed off on a three-year plan to fund the British sports car maker. Continue Reading...

2013 Lotus Evora Starts at $66,800, Gets Mild Price Hike

2013 Lotus Evora Starts at $66,800, Gets Mild Price Hike
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Lotus just announced a price increase for its 2013 Evora and Evora S models, with the Evora starting at $66,800 and the Evora S priced from $77,100. Continue Reading...

Lotus Lightens Toyota Venza for Drastically Better MPG

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Lotus Lightens Toyota Venza for Drastically Better MPG
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When Lotus isn’t engineering cool cars like the Evora, dealing with PR snafus, or worrying about whether or not it’s going to be sold in a few months, it takes on contract work to lighten vehicles for other firms. Continue Reading...

Lotus Evora GTE Looks Race Ready On The Track

Lotus Evora GTE Looks Race Ready On The Track
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Knowing that the 444-hp Lotus Evora GTE will be making its way to America makes us giddy. So naturally, when we saw more photos of the most powerful Lotus ever made, we had to share them with the rest of the world. Up until now, we’ve basically been treated to seeing the Evora GTE under… Continue Reading...

Lotus Evora S GP Edition Celebrates Return to F1

Lotus Evora S GP Edition Celebrates Return to F1
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Honoring the Lotus Renault Formula One Grand Prix team, the British sports car company is giving three passionate UK enthusiasts the opportunity to own a very custom car. The GP Edition Evora S is fully loaded with the Premium Pack with SuedeTex, Lotus’ Tech Pack and a set of 19-inch forged diamond cut wheels. The… Continue Reading...

Lotus To Unveil Evora GTE Road Car Concept At Pebble Beach

Lotus To Unveil Evora GTE Road Car Concept At Pebble Beach
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Don’t let the Swizz Beatz involvement fool you: Lotus still wants you to know that they build sports cars. Case in point: at the swanky Pebble Beach Concours D’Elegance this year, Lotus will unveil a GTE-class race car based on their Evora. The Evora GTE Road Car Concept is designed to race in the GTE… Continue Reading...

Lotus Is Coming To China

Lotus Is Coming To China
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Lotus has officially announced that Lotus is opening dealerships in China. Lotus China Symphony will be appointed as the official distributor for the British sports cars in China. The dealership will be based out of Beijing and will offer a full range of Lotus sports cars including the Evora, the Elise and the Exige. China… Continue Reading...

2012 Lotus Elise And Evora Get 150 Changes

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2012 Lotus Elise And Evora Get 150 Changes
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Lotus has plans to improve both the Elise and Evora with a list of 150 items. Improvements are centered around the Evora, and are designed to boost dwindling sales and bridge the styling gap between the current car and the next wave of Lotus’ due 2013. Changes include improved gearchange quality, throttle response and exhaust… Continue Reading...

Lotus Elan Axed from Future Product Lineup

Lotus Elan Axed from Future Product Lineup
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The Lotus Elan has been put on hold indefinitely, reportedly due to the rather obvious fact that the concept was too close to the brand’s current Evora model. Previously, rumors had indicated Lotus was taking a close look at both the Esprit and Elite models, which share many of the same components and have similar… Continue Reading...

Revamped Lotus Evora to Get More Aggressive Styling, Improved Interior

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Revamped Lotus Evora to Get More Aggressive Styling, Improved Interior
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Now that Lotus is under the tutelage of Danny Bahar, the company is trying to revamp the Evora, a car many enthusiasts forgot even existed. Lotus’s “Porsche-killer” seats four (two adults and two man-children in the backseat) in the guise of a grand tourer, but sales in North America have been sluggish, to say the… Continue Reading...

Lotus Evora Police Car Hunting Down Speeders in the UK

Lotus Evora Police Car Hunting Down Speeders in the UK
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Having a little fun in their own backyard, Lotus has lent out a brand new Evora to the UK Police Force, more specifically the Central Motorway Police Group. Lotus’ hot new sports car features the traditional British Police flair on the exterior, including neon yellow accents contrasted by a dark, rich blue. The themed Evora… Continue Reading...

Report: Lotus Evora Wins EVO Magazine’s Coveted Car of the Year Award

Report: Lotus Evora Wins EVO Magazine’s Coveted Car of the Year Award
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After winning the Dewar Trophy for Technical Excellence earlier this year, Lotus is really hauling in the hardware overseas for its new four-seater Evora sports car. In August the U.K.’s AutoCar named the Evora the “Driver’s Car of the Year,” while CAR magazine announced it as their “Performance Car of the Year.” Now Lotus can… Continue Reading...

Report: Lotus Names ex-Ferrari Exec as New CEO

Report: Lotus Names ex-Ferrari Exec as New CEO
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Lotus has just announced that a of October 1st, former Ferrari executive Dany Bahar will take over at the helm of Group Lotus plc. Bahar moves into the position after former Lotus CEO Mike Kimberly retired in July due to health reasons. At Ferrari Bahar worked as Senior VP of Commercial and Brand, where he… Continue Reading...

Report: Lotus CEO Mike Kimberley Retires

Report: Lotus CEO Mike Kimberley Retires
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Lotus CEO Mike Kimberley has announced his retirement as the head of the U.K. based sports car maker due to medical reasons. The 70-year-0ld Kimberley has been suffering from severe back pain, underwent surgery in 2008 and has now been advised by his doctors to resign his position. “Sadly, it is on doctor’s orders that… Continue Reading...
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