Showing posts in the category of Lotus

This Is What Happens When You Type '007' On Tesla Model S' Display


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They call it an Egg, a Hidden Easter Egg and you can find it by entering the diagnostics mode on the Tesla Model S' center console touchscreen and typing '007' when prompted for a security code.

Massa Fastest on Day 1 of Final Pre-Season Tests in Spain


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As we're approaching the end of the 2015 F1 Pre-Season tests, teams are starting to get a better idea of how they might perform during races once the regular season starts in Melbourne, Australia in two weeks time.

Lotus Set to Build Cars in China, Claims Report


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Proton Holdings, parent company of Lotus Cars signed this month an agreement with Goldstar Heavy Industrial Co. in order to start building Lotus-brand cars in Quanzhou, China.

Lotus Dominates Weekend in Barcelona as Alonso is Airlifted to Hospital


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It seems that all it took for Lotus was a simple switch from Renault to Mercedes power units in order for their fortunes to turn around completely.

Maldonado Fastest During Day 1 of Testing in Barcelona


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Lotus took home the fastest time during Day 1 of testing in Barcelona thanks to a late soft-tire run by Pastor Maldonado, beating out Ferrari's Kimi Raikkonen.

New Lotus Evora 400 Has Fresh Looks, More Power and Less Weight


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You won't mistake it for anything else, but Lotus' Evora wants to make a splash in Geneva after going under the knife and visiting the gym where it lost a few pounds and gained some muscle.

Scoop: Faster and Lighter Evora Is Getting Ready For Geneva Reveal


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Lotus is currently preparing for the launch of its refreshed Evora, expected to debut next month in the Geneva Motor Show.

Lotus Exige Loses a Pedal in Order to Broaden its Appeal


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Lotus is ready to launch the automatic version of the Exige in order to widen its customer base.

Lotus F1 Gives us First Look at 2015 E23 Hybrid


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If you've been watching F1 in 2014, you've probably noticed how Lotus went from being an actual contender, to being one of the bottom teams by having a disastrous start to their season.

Lotus Sales Up 54% World-Wide, Promise Surprise Reveal for Geneva


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Lotus hasn't exactly been on the front page of many news outlets lately and you would think that it was because of a drop in popularity. However it seems like they're not doing too bad at all.

New Lotus Elise S Cup is a Street-Legal Cup R Racer


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Race on Sunday, sell on Monday: a time-honed mantra for automakers involved in motorsports. With its latest Elise variant, though, Lotus has turned this into a “race on Sunday, drive to work on Monday” kind of thing.

Lotus Posts US$110 Million Loss, CEO Confident it Will Break Even in 2016


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According to documents filed at Companies House, the Lotus Group posted a £71.1 million (US$110 million) loss in the 2014 financial year that ended on March 31. This is both bad and, surprisingly, good news.

Lotus Planning New Evora Variants including Roadster and… Crossover?


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We already knew that Lotus was bringing a refreshed version of its Evora (pictured) to next year’s Geneva motor show but now we have news of more variants based on it. There have even been talks of turning it into a crossover, on top of the obligatory roadster they should have made by now...

Jay Leno has a Blast in 680 HP Modified Lotus


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Lotus is renowned for producing great handling cars with an emphasis on 'adding lightness'.

However, most models don’t really have all that much power, and for instance, it would not be conceivable for a 2005 Elise to be as fast as this modified example driven by Jay Leno – it has 680 hp and it’s actually mostly hand-built, using the Lotus as a base.

Truck Jumping Over Speeding F1 Car is an Insane Stunt


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Lotus F1 Team’s sponsor EMC has set up a highly spectacular stunt featuring a 2013 Formula 1 Lotus car, one of the team’s massive Renault trucks and a ramp.

Facelifted Lotus Evora to Debut at the 2015 Geneva Auto Show


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Lotus CEO Jean-Marc Gales said that the automaker will unveil the facelifted Evora at the 2015 Geneva Auto Show.

Lotus Boss Wants More Dealers, Announces Two Product Enhancements


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Lotus is going through difficult times, posting a £159 million ($251 million) loss in the previous fiscal year and axing up to 325 of its 1,215 employees worldwide.

Lotus Has Built its 1,000th Exige S Since 2012


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Lotus has marked the assembly of the 1,000th Exige S sports car at its core plant in Hethel, United Kingdom.

Go Ahead, Flip This Lotus License Plate


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Ah, remember the golden days of standalone calculators and sore necks from trying to spell cheeky words with numbers of the "6922251*8=55378008"-kind turned upside-down?

This 1980 Talbot Lotus Sunbeam is Virtualy Brand New


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This is your chance to own not only a pioneer of the hot hatch segment , the 1980 Talbot Lotus Sunbeam, but also a new car.