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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.

New Lotus Exige S Automatic Quicker Than Manual Model


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Lotus has announced the introduction of the Exige S Automatic, a new model equipped with a six-speed auto with paddle shifters.

False Alarm: The Lotus Evora Will Come Back For 2016


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We can all rest easy now, because it appears the Lotus Evora is not going away forever. It's just on a one-model-year hiatus.

Time May Be Running Out to Buy a Lotus Evora in the States


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Things aren't looking good for Lotus back in Britain, but they're going to be even more bleak in the USA next year if they don't have any cars to sell.

Lotus Not Doing so Great – May Cut Workforce by a Quarter


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Famed British sports car maker Lotus currently employs some 1,215 people, but that number may soon be dropped, in an effort to cut costs.

Lotus Unveils Elise S Cup, the Road-Going Variant of the Elise S Cup R


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There’s a thin line between Lotus’ track specials and road-going models and the British sports car manufacturer has just made it thinner by announcing the Elise S Cup.

Rumor from Malaysia Hints at Possible Lotus Sedan and SUV


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It always seems relevant to bring up the slew of models that Lotus presented at the 2010 Paris motor show, and how none of them eventually materialized, despite getting a lot of interest and praise at the time.

Scoop: Lotus Cooking Another Special Elise Model


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With its grand plan for a multitude of new models flushed down the same pipe as the man who originally conceived the idea at the 2010 Paris auto show, Lotus is back to its good ol' reheating tricks.

Lotus Exige Time Attack Car Looks Like it Crashed into a Shed Full of Spoilers


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A Lotus is a perfect car for you to create a shed-built racing car. Lotus doesn’t use any unusually-threaded bolts that need special tooling, and the job of modifying can be tackled at home, with a little bit of mechanical know-how. If you have more than a bit, you can something like an already brisk Exige and turn it into a one-lap track weapon, like the car in the video below.

New Exige LF1 Limited Edition Marks Lotus' 81 F1 Victories [50 Pics]


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Lotus will produce 81 special Exige S models this summer to commemorate the company’ 81 grand prix victories throughout its history. Called the Exige LF1, the limited edition model gets a Lotus F1 Team inspired livery featuring a black and gold paint scheme with red accents and gold 17-inch front and 18-inch rear cast alloy wheels.

Lotus Appoints Ex-PSA Peugeot-Citroen Boss as New CEO


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Malaysia's Proton Holding, the parent company of Lotus, has named former CEO of the PSA Peugeot-Citroen Group Jean-Marc Gales as the new chief executive officer of its British sports car unit, approximately two years after it fired previous boss Dany Bahar over alleged misconduct.

Non-Running but Fairly Clean 1978 Lotus 503 Elite for sale in Kansas


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This old 1978 Lotus may look very clean, but that’s because it’s made of fiberglass and it doesn’t rust. However, it’s not a runner, its brakes are bad and there are several other things wrong with it too. Model-wise it’s a 1978 503 Elite (the earlier Type 75), of which 2,535 were built from 1974 to 1982.

Jay Leno Shows off Custom, Newly Upgraded 1966 Lotus Elan


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This 1966 Lotus Elan, owned by Jay Leno, is probably one of the coolest, most thoughtfully built of its kind in the world. It’s not stock, having been re-engineered when the need called for it.

Lotus Manager Says Esprit Supercar May Still be in the Cards


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You have to like the 2010 Esprit concept, a car that was announcing new and great things for Lotus, including a new range of models that far exceeded what it was doing at the time, and what it’s stuck to doing under Malaysian management. The project has since been officially cancelled, as have the other promising models that it was envisioned to share the showroom with.