Lotus RGB Special Edition Models to Honor Roger Becker as 1.8L Models Eliminated

Lotus RGB Special Edition Models to Honor Roger Becker as 1.8L Models Eliminated
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Lotus will launch two special editions models at the end of this year, both to celebrate the dedication of its long-time vehicle engineer Roger Becker, and to mourn the loss of the 1.8-liter engine. That’s right, new Euro 5 emissions regulations are set to mark the end of the 1.8L-powered Lotus Elise and Exige and… Continue Reading...

Frankfurt 2009: Lotus Evora Type 124 Endurance Racer

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Lotus displayed its Evora Type 124 endurance racer at the Frankfurt Auto Show. The Type 124 (the 124 was the next number in line in Lotus’ naming sequence, but coincidentally, the 24 also represents 24 hour endurance racing) will make its racing debut at the 2010 Nürburgring 24 Hours in May. Lotus engineers tuned the… Continue Reading...

Report: Lotus Builds ‘Type 124′ Racing Edition of New Evora Model

Report: Lotus Builds ‘Type 124′ Racing Edition of New Evora Model
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Lotus is on a motorsports roll as of late, releasing racing versions of the Elise, Exige 260 and now this, the company’s flagship Evora model. Called the Type 124, this race-prepped Evora gets a 400hp version of the Toyota Camry’s V6 motor, mated to a six-speed sequential transmission. The Lotus mantra is to build fast… Continue Reading...

Report: Lotus Exige Cup 260 Announced

Report: Lotus Exige Cup 260 Announced
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As expected, Lotus has announced the release of a cup car version of the new 2010 Exige 260. Powered by the same 257-hp supercharged 1.8-liter 4-cylinder as the street car, the race-ready Cup version weighs just 1,958 lbs, making for what will no-doubt be an outrageously good track machine. Lotus says the Exige Cup 260… Continue Reading...