Showing posts in the category of Lotus

Ferrari Takes The Fight To Mercedes As Vettel Wins in Malaysia [68 Pics]


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You remember our Australian GP recap from a few weeks ago where everything seemed to point to a boring and predictable season? Yeah, scratch that.

Lotus Exige S Gets Faster, Lighter Club Racer Version


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Lotus has announced the Exige S Club Racer, a further lightened version of the Exige S which weighs 15 kg (33 lbs) less. Lotus calls it “the most inspiring version of an already class-leading sports car.”

Lotus Celebrates Elise's 20th Ann. With Special Edition


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Lotus, as a brand in general, is renowned for building lightweight cars, so what a better way to celebrated the 20th birthday of the Elise than with a lighter special edition model.

Hamilton Wins Aussie GP as Mercedes Look Unstoppable


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In case you were hoping for a spectacular start to the 2015 Formula One season, you might have been slightly disappointed by what you saw yesterday. Is Mercedes to go unchallenged yet again?

Previewing The 2015 Formula One Season


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Back when we asked our 5 Intriguing Questions for the new F1 season, we didn't really have any hard data to play with. Now, after two official pre-season test sessions, we're ready to draw some tough conclusions.

Corolla-Powered Rotus 7 Is An Odd Footnote In Modern Roadster History [w/Video]


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The Rotus 7 isn't a spelling error, but a 1980s attempt to bring some modernization (or, rather, reliability) to the classic Lotus 7 shape. And here's Motorweek's 1984 review of it.

Lotus Boss Says Next Model Might Be A Crossover


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As Lotus witnesses its sales rising up and throws the Evora 400 into the market, CEO Jean-Marc Gales had the opportunity to share some of his plans for the future of the company.

Refined Lotus Evora 400 Is the Brand’s Fastest Production Model Ever


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It may not look like it on the outside, but the Lotus Evora 400 has undergone significant technical updates that make it the brand’s fastest and most powerful production model ever.

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.