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 |  Jul 07 2014, 9:40 AM

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Lotus Cars USA has announced a recall that affects 860 vehicles which have been fit with a faulty oil cooler hose. 

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 |  Jun 20 2014, 2:10 PM

Some of the Sexiest Cars we Can't Afford


Top 10 Boutique Automakers

There are automakers and then there are automakers. There are the Chevrolets and Toyotas of the world that offer huge model ranges and sell thousands upon thousands of vehicles each year and then there are specialty boutique brands.

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 |  Jun 09 2014, 5:26 PM

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Lotus has unveiled yet another special edition Exige model.

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 |  May 22 2014, 9:02 AM

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Lotus and former CEO Dany Bahar are no longer preparing to lock horns in London’s High Court.

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 |  May 05 2014, 10:02 AM

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Long in the wake of former Dany Bahar’s controversial dismissal as the English sports car manufacturer’s chief executive, owner Proton is naming a new CEO.

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 |  Apr 25 2014, 11:35 AM

Super Exotic Car

Attention dudes: if you think it takes a supercar to impress the ladies think again. That six-figure exotic you just bought might be sending a totally different message to women.

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 |  Mar 21 2014, 12:22 PM

Lotus Exige S Titanium

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.

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 |  Feb 08 2014, 12:01 PM

2015 hyundai genesis lotus nurburgring

There’s a lot to like about the new Hyundai Genesis sedan, but did you know British automaker Lotus helped tune its chassis and suspension?

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 |  Jan 29 2014, 8:02 AM

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The recovery process for Lotus has begun as the automaker has started cutting costs and expanding sales.

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 |  Jan 03 2014, 9:00 AM

lotus elise s cup r

While the road car development seems to have temporarily stalled out at Lotus, the British automaker continues to develop new track-focused machines, the latest being the Elise S Cup R.

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 |  Nov 26 2013, 9:15 AM

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Lotus has received nearly $17 million in the form of a government grant, money that will be used for research and development, helping create over 300 new jobs.

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 |  Nov 22 2013, 8:01 AM

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The most exciting car in the Lotus lineup isn’t available in America. Or at least it’s not available if you plan to drive it on the street.

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 |  Nov 08 2013, 9:02 AM

lotus-elise-cup-r

Lotus has announced its latest addition to the automaker’s racing portfolio, the Lotus Elise S Cup R.

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 |  Oct 18 2013, 11:45 AM

LOTUS-ESPRIT-BOND

Billionaire and Tesla CEO Elon Musk seems to think he can build a better car than Q…

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 |  Aug 01 2013, 3:02 PM

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Lotus released one of the first real indicators today that it has a bright future.

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 |  Jul 29 2013, 4:55 PM

2011-lotus-evora-s

Lotus has issued out a recall for its 2011 Evora sports car for faulty oil lines.

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 |  Jul 20 2013, 8:28 AM

lotus-exige-s-roadster

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.

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 |  Jul 05 2013, 9:03 AM

FORMULA 1 - British Grand Prix

Red Bull isn’t wasting time in finding Mark Webber’s replacement. 

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 |  Jun 29 2013, 1:02 PM

james-bond-lotus-esprit-submarine

As if a standard Lotus Esprit crossing the auction block isn’t rare enough, this one is a definite one-of-a-kind after starring in the James Bond 007 flick The Spy Who Loved Me.

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 |  Jun 21 2013, 12:36 PM

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Lotus is getting into the world of two-wheel motorsports, announcing today that the brand will be producing a new motorcycle called the Lotus C-01. 

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 |  Jun 20 2013, 8:32 AM

lotus-lmp2-le-mans-car

Lotus LMP2 drove during yesterday’s practice session at Le Mans despite a legal battle that threatened the team’s chances of having functional cars.

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 |  Jun 19 2013, 9:15 AM

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Lotus LMP2 might not be racing in this year’s 24 Hours of Le Mans.

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 |  Jun 02 2013, 10:01 AM

detroit-electric-sp-01

Detroit Electric, a brand revived after seven decades, will have to wait another month before production of its new SP:01 kicks off.

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 |  May 01 2013, 8:01 AM

lotus exige s roadster

Despite being unveiled last year, the Lotus Exige S Roadster has been missing in action ever since. That will all change this summer, as the British automaker has confirmed it’ll be heading to dealerships – at least in Europe.

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