Lotus Press Releases

Lotus Engineering adds lightness to a Crossover Utility Vehicle Happy 50th birthday Lotus Elan Lotus establishes bespoke partnership with Mansory A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step Lao Tzu - Legendary Chinese Philosopher Lotus Double Premieres during Pebble Beach Week 2011 Lotus Launches Final Editions of the Iconic Elise and Exige for North America Lotus New Era Takes on New York Featuring the US debut for the Evora S and IPS Lotus Bespoke Concept Lotus Engineering Unveils Supercharged Production Range Extender Lotus Elise Club Racer - Maximum fun, minimum collateral
Lotus Engineering adds lightness to a Crossover Utility Vehicle
Lotus Engineering adds lightness to a Crossover Utility Vehicle
Written By: Lotus Cars Limited

California Air Resources Board (CARB) publishes results of Lotus Engineering’s vehicle mass reduction study on a Crossover Utility Vehicle (CUV)...

Happy 50th birthday Lotus Elan
Happy 50th birthday Lotus Elan
Written By: Lotus Cars Limited

Recalling Sixties spy-fi show The Avengers, the first thing men of a certain age remember is Mrs Peel’s black leather cat suit...

Lotus establishes bespoke partnership with Mansory
Lotus establishes bespoke partnership with Mansory
Written By: Lotus Cars Limited

Group Lotus has selected Mansory to be Lotus Cars’ official customization studio....

A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step Lao Tzu - Legendary Chinese Philosopher
A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step Lao Tzu - Legendary Chinese Philosopher
Written By: Lotus Cars Limited

Group Lotus takes on the Chinese market as Lotus China officially opens its doors in Beijing...

Lotus Double Premieres during Pebble Beach Week 2011
Lotus Double Premieres during Pebble Beach Week 2011
Written By: Lotus Cars Limited

Lotus will again have a significant presence during the upcoming Pebble Beach week of automotive events showcasing:...

Lotus Launches Final Editions of the Iconic Elise and Exige for North America
Lotus Launches Final Editions of the Iconic Elise and Exige for North America
Written By: Lotus Cars Limited

Lotus celebrates end of production for renowned North American bound Elise and Exige models with the Elise SC, Exige Matte Black and Exige S260 Final Editions...

Lotus New Era Takes on New York Featuring the US debut for the Evora S and IPS
Lotus New Era Takes on New York Featuring the US debut for the Evora S and IPS
Written By: Lotus Cars Limited

Lotus Advisory Council Member and automotive legend Bob Lutz opened the press conference for Group Lotus today (April 21st) at the New York Auto Show. Whilst Bob spoke about the future for Lotus, the focus remained firmly on the here and now and this was perfectly demonstrated by the American debut ...

Lotus Bespoke Concept
Lotus Bespoke Concept
Written By: Lotus Cars Limited

The Evora customized in collaboration with Mansory is an “Individualization Concept Car”. It showcases the scope of future Lotus customization projects and will act as a test-bed for a new individualization strategy by Lotus. ...

Lotus Engineering Unveils Supercharged Production Range Extender
Lotus Engineering Unveils Supercharged Production Range Extender
Written By: Lotus Cars Limited

The production Lotus Range Extender is an extremely compact, lightweight, low-cost engine and generator, designed specifically for hybrid electric vehicles. The initial concept engine was fitted to the Jaguar Limo Green research vehicle and this new version has been redesigned by Lotus Engineering a...

Lotus Elise Club Racer - Maximum fun, minimum collateral
Lotus Elise Club Racer - Maximum fun, minimum collateral
Written By: Lotus Cars Limited

Anyone harboring under the misapprehension that Lotus might be moving away from performance through lightweight only needs to take a quick ride in the new 1.6 Lotus Elise Club Racer to know that’s definitely not the case. The bright engineers at Lotus put even the lightest of Lotus’ modern cars on a...

Is It Always Wise to Customize?
Is It Always Wise to Customize?
Written By: Lotus Cars Limited

Preview of the of the Lotus Evora by Mansory ...

Lotus HQ Gets a House Call From The Doc
Lotus HQ Gets a House Call From The Doc
Written By: Lotus Cars Limited

One of Hollywood’s favorite music moguls, Doc McGhee, took time out of touring to talent scout the stars at Lotus. ...

Robert Kubica Rally Accident
Robert Kubica Rally Accident
Written By: Lotus Cars Limited

Unfortunately Lotus Renault GP driver, Robert Kubica, suffered an accident at high speed on Sunday (6th) morning while competing in the Ronde di Andora Rally. Following the accident Robert was airlifted to Santa Corona Hospital in Pietra Ligure where a team of surgeons performed a seven-hour operati...

Lotus Cup: All For One And One For All!
Lotus Cup: All For One And One For All!
Written By: Lotus Cars Limited

Over the years, the Lotus Cup Race Series has developed into one of the most successful race series brands in the world, often with capacity grids of Elise, Exige, 2-Eleven and Europa race cars racing and jostling for position. ...

Mansell Back On Track With Lotus
Mansell Back On Track With Lotus
Written By: Lotus Cars Limited

Three decades after his F1 debut in a Lotus, Former F1 World Champion Nigel Mansell OBE takes to the track in the Lotus Type 125...

Lotus launches luxury lifestyle concept – Lotus Originals
Lotus launches luxury lifestyle concept – Lotus Originals
Written By: Lotus Cars Limited

February 2011 will mark the launch of new luxury lifestyle brand, Lotus Originals. Inspired by the Lotus DNA of innovation and design excellence, the debut collection is a range of performance outerwear, refined, luxury knitwear and leather goods that reflect the craftsmanship, heritage and spirit o...

Alesi Puts Lotus Evora To The Test
Alesi Puts Lotus Evora To The Test
Written By: Lotus Cars Limited

Less than 24 hours after the announcement of his commitment to Lotus as a brand ambassador for the Type 125 programme, former F1 driver Jean Alesi visited the Lotus Headquarters in Hethel, Norfolk and put one of the road cars through its paces....

 Lotus Motorsport and Jetalliance unite to create GTE challengers Lotus Jetalliance
Lotus Motorsport and Jetalliance unite to create GTE challengers Lotus Jetalliance
Written By: Lotus Cars Limited

Under the careful direction of Team Manager Jan Kalmar, the newly formed Lotus Jetalliance team will field two Lotus Evora GTE cars in the 2011 Intercontinental Le Mans Cup (ILMC). The two Evora GTE race cars, currently being developed by Lead Designer Nicola Scimeca, will be put through their paces...

Lotus Evora - Hot Fuzz!
Lotus Evora - Hot Fuzz!
Written By: Lotus Cars Limited

‘Motorway Cops’ from Central Motorway Police Groupin the UK take loan of a Lotus Evora to support their campaign to raise awareness and promote road safety....

Group Lotus + Renault + Genii = Lotus Renault GP
Group Lotus + Renault + Genii = Lotus Renault GP
Written By: Lotus Cars Limited

Group Lotus plc and Genii Capital are pleased to announce a partnership which will see the Renault F1 Team renamed as ‘Lotus Renault GP’ from the start of the 2011...

Video - 2013 Lotus Esprit - The Icon Is Back
Video - 2013 Lotus Esprit - The Icon Is Back
Written By: Lotus Cars Limited

The most eagerly anticipated Lotus makes its return. Without doubt, this is the car that the true Lotus aficionados have been waiting for...

The 2014 Lotus Elite enjoy the new British Expression of Exclusivity
The 2014 Lotus Elite enjoy the new British Expression of Exclusivity
Written By: Lotus Cars Limited

Ten days ahead of the official unveil at the Paris Motor Show the sun starts to rise for the dawn of Lotus’ new era - the Elite will redefine “modern classic". ...

State of California Recognizes Lotus as Expert in Lightweight Vehicles
State of California Recognizes Lotus as Expert in Lightweight Vehicles
Written By: Lotus Cars Limited

The State of California awards $2 million research program to Lotus Engineering for a study into efficient, lightweight cars of the future....

It’s an Evora but not as you know it
It’s an Evora but not as you know it
Written By: Lotus Cars Limited

Ahead of the official unveil at the Paris Motor Show on September 30th, Lotus announce the latest evolution of the award winning Evora – the Evora ...

Video - New Lotus Evora Cup/GT4 race car and four Lotus 2-Eleven GT4 take on the Nürburgring
Video - New Lotus Evora Cup/GT4 race car and four Lotus 2-Eleven GT4 take on the Nürburgring
Written By: Lotus Cars Limited

The new Lotus Evora Cup/GT4 makes its racing debut this weekend (28th-29th August 2010) in the hands of Lotus rookie driver Ollie Hancock....

Lotus 125
Lotus 125
Written By: Lotus Cars Limited

The Lotus 125 is an exclusive ultra high performance F1™ inspired race-car complete with Cosworth 3.5 liter GP V8 ...

Lotus Does the Time Warp
Lotus Does the Time Warp
Written By: Lotus Cars Limited

1975. Ah what a year (not so for Nixon advisors but hey you can’t please all the people). The Watergate verdicts aside, 1975 was the year we saw Jaws...

Lotus World Premier at Pebble Beach
Lotus World Premier at Pebble Beach
Written By: Lotus Cars Limited

Lotus will have its most substantial presence ever during the upcoming Pebble Beach week of activities August 7 – 15 showcasing: ...

Lotus Range Extender Engine set for production
Lotus Range Extender Engine set for production
Written By: Lotus Cars Limited

A collaboration between Lotus Engineering and Fagor Ederlan will develop the Lotus Range Extender Engine for series production....

It's Just Another Brick in the Wall at the world's biggest car race
It's Just Another Brick in the Wall at the world's biggest car race
Written By: Lotus Cars Limited

So what do Takuma Sato, 1 yard of historic bricks still exposed at the start-finish line out of 3.2 million original bricks, and a bottle of milk have in common?...

The Taku Twist
The Taku Twist
Written By: Lotus Cars Limited

So what, you might ask, has got the normally level headed, cool, calm and collected Lotus IndyCar driver Takuma Sato in a spin? ...

Lotus Engineering demonstrates the lightweight future of the passenger car
Lotus Engineering demonstrates the lightweight future of the passenger car
Written By: Lotus Cars Limited

Lotus Engineering has conducted a study to develop a commercially viable mass reduction strategy for mainstream passenger vehicles...

Lotus - Takuma will RUSH MORE for Indy victory!
Lotus - Takuma will RUSH MORE for Indy victory!
Written By: Lotus Cars Limited

We're not bold enough to try and rebuild Mount Rushmore, but in the same way that legendary, former US presidents, such as...

Lotus of Austin Delivers First Evora in North America
Lotus of Austin Delivers First Evora in North America
Written By: Lotus Cars Limited

The first Lotus Evora delivery in North America took place yesterday at John Eagle European’s Lotus of Austin when dealer principal Sonny Morgan handed Austin-area...

Lotus Back in Indy!
Lotus Back in Indy!
Written By: Jason

Lotus and Cosworth have entered into a new technical and commercial partnership with established IndyCar competitors KV Racing Technology to run in the 2010 IndyCar Series....

Lotus Evora Carbon Concept Makes Motor Show Debut
Lotus Evora Carbon Concept Makes Motor Show Debut
Written By: Lotus Cars Limited

The multi-award winning Lotus Evora provides the basis of the stunning carbon design concept unveiled at the 80th Geneva Motor Show. The car boasts a stylish carbon fiber, leather and alcantara interior, aggressive carbon diffuser and an evocative high tech composite body....

Group Lotus and Cosworth Announce Strategic Partnership
Group Lotus and Cosworth Announce Strategic Partnership
Written By: Lotus Cars Limited

Two of Britain’s most renowned automotive names to become closely associated through a strategic partnership looking at the opportunity to develop high performance engines for Lotus road and race cars....

Lotus Announces New and Restyled 2011 Elise and Elise SC
Lotus Announces New and Restyled 2011 Elise and Elise SC
Written By: Lotus Cars Limited

The Lotus Elise revolutionized the sports car market 14 years ago when the small, lightweight and agile 2-seat mid-engine sports car was introduced. By ensuring that the Elise stuck rigidly to Lotus’ core values of performance ...

Lotus Engineering unveil the Lotus Evora 414E Hybrid Concept
Lotus Engineering unveil the Lotus Evora 414E Hybrid Concept
Written By: Lotus Cars Limited

The Lotus Evora 414E Hybrid, so-named because this latest environmentally-focused technology demonstrator from Lotus Engineering produces 414 PS (306 kW) of power, promises breathtaking performance from a highly efficient propulsion system. ...

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