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New Lotus Type 135 sports car to replace Emira in 2027
Lotus Type 135 – front
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New Lotus Type 135 sports car to replace Emira in 2027

The Lotus Emira is set to be replaced by a new electric sports car designed and developed in the UK
31 Jan 2024
Lotus Elise S1: review, specs and buying guide
Lotus Elise S1 – front
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Lotus Elise S1: review, specs and buying guide

Part aluminium, part composite and built on a shoestring, the Elise swept enthusiasts off their feet in 1996. Today, it remains one of the world's gr…
18 Jan 2024
Lotus has created a cutting-edge electric car charger that no EV can make full use of
Lotus EV charger
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Lotus has created a cutting-edge electric car charger that no EV can make full use of

Lotus’ new 450kW station offers unprecedented charging speeds – in theory…
29 Nov 2023
Lotus Emira i4 2023 review – the final combustion-engined Lotus
Lotus Emira – front
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Lotus Emira i4 2023 review – the final combustion-engined Lotus

The AMG-engined Emira i4 is the last new internal combustion engined Lotus sports car, and it's one of the best
28 Sep 2023
New 2024 Lotus Emeya: 893bhp EV sets sights on Porsche Taycan
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New 2024 Lotus Emeya: 893bhp EV sets sights on Porsche Taycan

The Lotus Emeya packs the firm’s new-age EV tech in a four-door GT bodystyle
7 Sep 2023

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New Lotus Type 66: Can-Am inspired track car unveiled with 830bhp
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New Lotus Type 66: Can-Am inspired track car unveiled with 830bhp

Using documents from a defunct Can-Am project from 1970, Lotus has designed a limited-run track car with an 830bhp V8
21 Aug 2023
Analogue Lotus Elise SuperSport review: 210bhp restomod driven
Analogue Elise SuperSport – front
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Analogue Lotus Elise SuperSport review: 210bhp restomod driven

Based on the Series 1 Lotus Elise, the Analogue SuperSport is driving stripped down to its bare essentials; it's brilliant
12 Aug 2023
AMG powered Lotus Emira priced from £81,495
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AMG powered Lotus Emira priced from £81,495

The Lotus Emira range has doubled with the introduction of the AMG-powered 360bhp 2-litre, turbo-charged four-cylinder model
13 Jul 2023
New Lotus Evija X goes for ‘Ring lap record 
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New Lotus Evija X goes for ‘Ring lap record 

More extreme 2000bhp track special has its sights set on smashing the Nürburgring lap record. 
15 Jun 2023
Lotus Emira gets lighter, more vocal exhaust courtesy of Milltek
Lotus Emira Milltek Sport - rear
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Lotus Emira gets lighter, more vocal exhaust courtesy of Milltek

Milltek aims to unleash the Lotus Emira’s voice with a new stainless steel sports exhaust
3 Apr 2023
Lotus Evora (2009-2021): review, history and specs
Lotus Evora
In-depth reviews

Lotus Evora (2009-2021): review, history and specs

It may not have sold in the numbers Lotus hoped for, but the original Evora was an eCoty winner and – as we’re about to discover – remains a dynamic p…
11 Feb 2023
Lotus Carlton – history, review and specs of an icon
Lotus Carlton – front action
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Lotus Carlton – history, review and specs of an icon

The 176mph Lotus Carlton was a legend in its own lifetime, but how does it stack up 30 years later?
19 Nov 2022
My Life & Cars – Gavan Kershaw, Attributes director, Lotus
Life and cars
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My Life & Cars – Gavan Kershaw, Attributes director, Lotus

The man behind the handling of countless modern Lotuses talks about his career, his influences and his road and race car history
10 Nov 2022
2023 Lotus Eletre prices, specs and performance figures announced
Lotus Eletre dynamics – quarter
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2023 Lotus Eletre prices, specs and performance figures announced

The new Lotus Eletre SUV promises to be the fastest all-electric SUV on the market
25 Oct 2022
Talbot Sunbeam Lotus by Tolman Engineering 2022 review
Talbot Sunbeam Lotus
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Talbot Sunbeam Lotus by Tolman Engineering 2022 review

The Talbot Sunbeam Lotus is an early-’80s classic; reimagined by Tolman Engineering with 21st century hardware and electronics, it’s also an absolute …
30 Sep 2022
Lotus looks to the future – Hethel's plans unwrapped
Future of Lotus – Evija
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Lotus looks to the future – Hethel's plans unwrapped

Electrification, ambitious plans for new models, and the formation of Lotus Advanced Performance – exciting times at Hethel
5 Sep 2022
Radford Lotus Type 62/2 makes Goodwood FoS debut
Radford Lotus Type 62/2
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Radford Lotus Type 62/2 makes Goodwood FoS debut

We've taken a closer look at the coachbuilt Radford Lotus Type 62/2 JPS during its first appearance at the Goodwood Festival of Speed
23 Jun 2022
2023 Lotus Emira review – strong showing for Porsche Cayman GTS rival
Lotus Emira review
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2023 Lotus Emira review – strong showing for Porsche Cayman GTS rival

The first new Lotus for a generation, and the last to be petrol powered, shows great promise but needs some polish
7 Jun 2022
Lotus factory tours recommence after completion of £100m refurbishment
Hethel teaser
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Lotus factory tours recommence after completion of £100m refurbishment

News comes along with the new special operations division setup within Lotus to deliver halo projects, special editions and bespoke options
24 Mar 2022
Final Lotus Elise delivered to Elisa Artioli
Final Lotus Elise delivered
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Final Lotus Elise delivered to Elisa Artioli

The last Lotus Elise has rolled out of the Hethel gates and into the hands of the very person that inspired its name
4 Mar 2022
Lotus teams up with Britshvolt battery manufacturer – previews electric sports car alongside
Lotus ev sports car
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Lotus teams up with Britshvolt battery manufacturer – previews electric sports car alongside

Lotus’s EV future is firming up, with a new collaboration that previews its first battery sports car
28 Jan 2022
Lotus M90 Elan – Dead on arrival
Lotus M90 Elan Dead on arrival
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Lotus M90 Elan – Dead on arrival

Financial issues, the death of the company founder and a change of drivetrain ethos at a Japanese giant all played their part in the demise of this 19…
20 Jan 2022
An uncomfortable journey in a Lotus 2-Eleven – evo Archive
Lotus 2-Eleven
Lotus 2-Eleven

An uncomfortable journey in a Lotus 2-Eleven – evo Archive

What better car for taking the indirect route from the Midlands to central France than… a windscreenless Lotus?
11 Jan 2022
Lotus reveals new insight into its electric sports car platform
Lotus EV future plans
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Lotus reveals new insight into its electric sports car platform

Innovative and flexible platform to underpin Lotus’s 2026 EV sports car
21 Sep 2021
Lotus Emira GT4 revealed ahead of 2022 race debut
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Lotus Emira coupe

Lotus Emira GT4 revealed ahead of 2022 race debut

Emira sheds weight and gains race-spec kit as it prepares to go racing
8 Sep 2021
Lotus Esprit – Dead on arrival
Lotus Esprit
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Lotus Esprit – Dead on arrival

Whilst Lotus’s 2010 Esprit concept never made it past the styling stage, there was a fully functioning prototype of its all-new in-house hybrid V8
19 Aug 2021
'Every empty-headed EV start-up feels compelled to build a 2000bhp hypercar'
Dickie Meaden opinion
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'Every empty-headed EV start-up feels compelled to build a 2000bhp hypercar'

In a world gone power-mad, we need the next Elise more than ever, says Meaden
17 Aug 2021
Porsche 911 Carrera vs Lotus Evora GT410 – sports car showdown
Porsche 911 Carrera vs Lotus Evora GT410 – header
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Porsche 911 Carrera vs Lotus Evora GT410 – sports car showdown

These two 2+2 sports cars tread the line of thrills and everyday usability, but has the 992 compromised too much to beat the king of suppleness?
27 Mar 2021
Lotus E-R9 design study revealed
Lotus E-R9 profile
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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 pedals - Art of Speed
Lotus Elise
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Lotus Elise pedals - Art of Speed

Inspired by the beauty of a Ducati, we explore the origins of the pedals in the Lotus Elise
9 Feb 2021
Lotus Elise and Exige to sign off with Final Edition models
Lotus Final Editions 2021 - group
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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
Lotus Elise S2 buying guide
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Lotus Elise convertible

Lotus Elise S2 buying guide

There are many versions of the S2 Elise – and they’re all brilliant. Here’s the low-down
6 Jan 2021
Lotus Evija hypercar shown undergoing tests in new film
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Lotus Evija hypercar shown undergoing tests in new film

The global pandemic might have delayed proceedings, but a new video gives us our best look yet at the Lotus Evija hypercar
22 Sep 2020
The JP Zero is a 602bhp Lotus Exige-based GT2 racer
Lotus Exige

The JP Zero is a 602bhp Lotus Exige-based GT2 racer

Austrian engineering firm Jubu Performance has launched its track-oriented supercar, based on the Lotus Exige
20 Aug 2020