Spy shots

Lotus Eagle

The Lotus 'Eagle' has been snapped undergoing cold-weather testing in northern Scandinavia

It'll be powered by a mid-mounted 3.5-litre petrol engine borrowed from Toyota, and the V6 unit will drive the rear wheels alone. Taking a mass-produced engine from the shelf of a big car maker has two big advantages: first, of course, is that Lotus’ own engineers can fully concentrate on other important things of the car like chassis and safety. The second weighs even more: a modern, mass-produced engine is the guarantee to pass strict EU and US emission regulations at an affordable price.

We might see a concept of the new car at the British motor show in July this year.

Recommended

Electric Lotus SUV in development – one of a range of new models due
Lotus Emira teaser – badge
Lotus

Electric Lotus SUV in development – one of a range of new models due

Lotus has confirmed a new architecture is in development for incoming lifestyle models, starting with an electric SUV
27 Apr 2021
All-new Lotus Emira to be revealed July 6 – part of bold future roadmap
Lotus Emira teaser – front
Lotus

All-new Lotus Emira to be revealed July 6 – part of bold future roadmap

The new Lotus Emira will feature a range of combustion engines and will be one of 4 new architectures in development at Lotus
27 Apr 2021
Lotus E-R9 design study revealed
Lotus E-R9 profile
Lotus

Lotus E-R9 design study revealed

Lotus design has given us a glimpse into what it wants the electric racing car of the future to be
16 Feb 2021
Lotus Elise and Exige to sign off with Final Edition models
Lotus Final Editions 2021 - group
Lotus

Lotus Elise and Exige to sign off with Final Edition models

Lotus Elise and Exige Final Edition models to celebrate the end of one era and the beginning of another
8 Feb 2021

Most Popular

Cupra Leon 300 2021 review – VW’s GTI Clubsport usurped from within?
Cupra Leon 300 header
SEAT Leon Cupra

Cupra Leon 300 2021 review – VW’s GTI Clubsport usurped from within?

One of the sharpest hot hatchbacks money can buy right now, despite weird branding and a very long name (which we’ve simplified for you).
14 May 2021
Used car deals of the week
Used car deals 13th May 2021
Features

Used car deals of the week

Here's what caught evo’s fancy this week on the second hand car market
13 May 2021
GTO Engineering's Squalo is a Ferrari 250 SWB recreation with a 10,000rpm V12
GTO Engineering Squalo
Ferrari

GTO Engineering's Squalo is a Ferrari 250 SWB recreation with a 10,000rpm V12

New-build Ferrari 250 SWB creation bridges classic style and modern technology
12 May 2021