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Lotus Elise turns 25 – and its launch turned heads at Frankfurt

LONDON, England – The Lotus Elise was unveiled in September 25 years ago ( September 1995) and was acknowledged, Lotus says, as ”a once-in-a-generation car so instilled with motor industry culture that it became a legend and an icon in its lifetime”. The technology under the skin, how it was named after the grand-daughter of… Continue reading Lotus Elise turns 25 – and its launch turned heads at Frankfurt

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Lotus Evija: Pure electric ‘hypercar’ punts 1470kW – and 400km range

World’s most powerful series production road car 0-100km/h in less than three seconds, top speed 320km/h Battery driving range target 400km, all hand-made LONDON, England – An all-new Lotus Evija sport car, claiming the title ”World’s first fully electric British hypercar”,  has been revealed with an electric drivetrain capable of 1470kW. ”Quite simply,” the British… Continue reading Lotus Evija: Pure electric ‘hypercar’ punts 1470kW – and 400km range

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Hot video: 70 years of Lotus style writes track history

Celebration film marking 70 years of Lotus sports cars 70th logo created using only smoking tyres Exige Sport 410, Evora GT410 Sport used LONDON, Engand – Lotus Cars is celebrating its 70th year of assembling  outstanding sports cars with a unique logo recorded on the test track at its headquarters in England. The video leaves a… Continue reading Hot video: 70 years of Lotus style writes track history

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Lotus launches Exige Sport 410 for ‘cars of tomorrow’

Series Coupe and Roadster for revised Exige Developed directly for road from Exige Cup 430 0-100km/h in 3.3 sec, 307kW, 420Nm LONDON, England – The Lotus Exige Sport 410 (the number is the horsepower), with what its maker calls ”a stunning combination of raw speed and real-world ability” has joined the brand range to complete… Continue reading Lotus launches Exige Sport 410 for ‘cars of tomorrow’

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Evora evolves: The most powerful Lotus sport car yet

Take me down country roads Brutal luxury in limited numbers Devastating power, full track handling LONDON, England – Lotus has unveiled its most powerful road-going model yet – the Evora GT430 – but only 60 will be assembled. The launch comes soon after the introduction of the Lotus Evora 400 and Evora Sport 410 to… Continue reading Evora evolves: The most powerful Lotus sport car yet

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‘Purity with power’- it’s the 2017 Lotus Elise Cup 250

Fastest, most focused, four-cylinder Lotus yet Light materials cut weight to 860kg 0-100km/h in 3.9sec from 180kW engine HETHEL, England – The Lotus Elise is the latest in the English brand’s range to be given its Cup treatment to, the specialist automaker says, “bridge the gap between road and track”. The 1.8-litre supercharged light and… Continue reading ‘Purity with power’- it’s the 2017 Lotus Elise Cup 250

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Lighter Lotus Evora about to bloom in US market

Evora Sport 410 GP Edition from Lotus Aero downforce 140kg at top speed Fastest, most focused, Evora on market NEW YORK – British automaker Lotus Cars, said to be enjoying “runaway success” since its return to North America, has unveiled the Evora Sport 410 in one of the company’s most famous liveries for order in… Continue reading Lighter Lotus Evora about to bloom in US market

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Lotus Elise lightens up as engine power improves

Hand-built Lotus sports car in new Sprint edition Carbon-fibre use cuts 41kg to 798kg dry weight New front/rear design, significant cabin upgrades LONDON, England – Evolved, energised, even lighter. They are the key items in a significant update for the Lotus Elise set to reach showrooms in mid-2017. The latest Sprint edition is said to have… Continue reading Lotus Elise lightens up as engine power improves

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New Lotus Exige Sport 380 – find out what ‘fastest’ means

Fastest Exige yet: 0-100km/h 3.5sec, 280km/h Aerodynamic downforce 140kg at top speed Nose-to-tail carbon components standard LONDON, England – “High-powered, highly-evolved, ferociously fast” is how British sports-car maker Lotus describes its new Exige Sport 380. This top-of-the-range model, Lotus adds, has gained from lessons learned during development of the Exige Sport 350 launched in 2015… Continue reading New Lotus Exige Sport 380 – find out what ‘fastest’ means

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Killarney racing: Passion for Speed opens 2020 season

CAPE TOWN, South Africa – The Passion for Speed race meeting on Saturday February 8 2020 will be the first event of the year at the Killarney International Raceway, starting the season with historic and modern racing. Headlining the programme will Pre-1966/68 Sport and GT Sport cars from the golden age of endurance racing bearing… Continue reading Killarney racing: Passion for Speed opens 2020 season