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Lotus Emira First Edition priced from £75,995 – production to commence in 2022
Lotus Emira
Lotus

Lotus Emira First Edition priced from £75,995 – production to commence in 2022

First examples of the new Lotus Emira will roll off the production line early next year, with the entry-level four-cylinder to follow
20 Sep 2021
Radford’s Lotus Type 62/2 John Player Special revealed with 600bhp
Radford Lotus Type 622 John Player Special
Lotus

Radford’s Lotus Type 62/2 John Player Special revealed with 600bhp

Lotus Type 62/2 by Radford unveiled in range-topping John Player Special form
9 Sep 2021
Lotus Emira GT4 revealed ahead of 2022 race debut
Lotus Emira GT4
Lotus

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 firms EV future plans – four new models due in four years
Lotus EV future plans
Lotus

Lotus firms EV future plans – four new models due in four years

A new production facility in China, and technical partnership with Nio to result in a wave of new models 
31 Aug 2021
Lotus Esprit – Dead on arrival
Lotus Esprit
Lotus Esprit

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

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'Every empty-headed EV start-up feels compelled to build a 2000bhp hypercar'
Dickie Meaden opinion
Lotus

'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
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
Porsche 911 Carrera vs Lotus Evora GT410 – sports car showdown
Porsche 911 Carrera vs Lotus Evora GT410 – header
Lotus Evora

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
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 pedals - Art of Speed
Lotus Elise
Lotus Elise

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
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
Lotus Evija hypercar shown undergoing tests in new film
Lotus

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
Lotus Esprit pop-up headlights - Art of Speed
Lotus Esprit pop-up headlights
Lotus Esprit

Lotus Esprit pop-up headlights - Art of Speed

The pop-up headlight has all but vanished from today's new car market. We reflect on the charming design feature
13 Aug 2020
Lotus launches track-oriented digital dashboard for Elise and Exige
Lotus

Lotus launches track-oriented digital dashboard for Elise and Exige

Lotus has revealed the all-new ‘Digital Instrument Pack’ for selected Elise and Exige models
14 Jul 2020
Lotus Exige 20th Anniversary pays homage to the original
Lotus Exige

Lotus Exige 20th Anniversary pays homage to the original

Hethel honours the original Lotus Exige Series 1 with its 20th Anniversary Exige Sport 410
23 Jun 2020
Lotus Elise S1: review, specs and buying guide
Lotus Elise convertible

Lotus Elise S1: review, specs and buying guide

Values of the original Elise are on the move, so if you’re after one don’t hang about. Let evo’s guide help you identify your perfect Lotus lightweigh…
10 May 2020
Lotus Elise Classic Heritage Editions celebrate past Grand Prix legends
Lotus Elise

Lotus Elise Classic Heritage Editions celebrate past Grand Prix legends

Latest specials take inspiration from cars driven by Moss, Hill, Mansell and Fittipaldi
6 May 2020
Lotus Elise Cup 250 review
Lotus Elise

Lotus Elise Cup 250 review

Most focused Elise is still a fantastic road car, and its light weight and simplicity feel more relevant than ever
12 Apr 2020
Lotus Evora GT410 review – more refined but no less fun
Lotus Evora

Lotus Evora GT410 review – more refined but no less fun

Softer set-up results in the most useable modern Evora, but doesn’t sacrifice its handling abilities
14 Mar 2020
Lotus Evora GT410 revealed to rival Porsche 911 Carrera  
Lotus Evora

Lotus Evora GT410 revealed to rival Porsche 911 Carrera  

Sitting alongside the more focused GT410 Sport, the new Lotus GT410 aims to offer greater practicality and comfort than before
29 Jan 2020
Lotus's badge-engineered specials: from Cortina to Carlton and VX220
Lotus

Lotus's badge-engineered specials: from Cortina to Carlton and VX220

Some collaborations more secretive than others, a handful of models have received backing from Lotus over the years. We've gathered the very best
19 Jan 2020
Toyota GT86 v Lotus Exige S (S2) - New v Used
Toyota GT86 and Lotus Exige S (S2)
Lotus Exige coupe

Toyota GT86 v Lotus Exige S (S2) - New v Used

Each of these four-cylinder, rear-wheel-drive coupes offers plenty of driver appeal, but which gets your £30k?
25 May 2019
Lotus Evora GT4 Concept race car revealed
Lotus Evora GT4 Concept - front quarter
Lotus

Lotus Evora GT4 Concept race car revealed

The Lotus renaissance continues with an Evora GT4 racer to rival Aston Martin and AMG
16 Apr 2019
Lotus and Williams Advanced Engineering partnership
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Lotus

Lotus and Williams Advanced Engineering partnership

Lotus’s march towards a prosperous future continues with a technical tie-up with WAE
28 Jan 2019
Lotus appoints new CEO Phil Popham
Phil Popham Lotus CEO
Lotus

Lotus appoints new CEO Phil Popham

Former Sunseeker and Jaguar Land Rover boss, Phil Popham, announced as new Lotus CEO
14 Sep 2018
Geely investigating £1.5 billion investment into Lotus
Lotus Exige 430 CUp
Lotus

Geely investigating £1.5 billion investment into Lotus

After decades without proper backing, Lotus might finally be able to rival Porsche, once again
10 Aug 2018
Jean-Marc Gales leaves top job at Lotus
Gales - lotus
Lotus

Jean-Marc Gales leaves top job at Lotus

Gales replacement to be a Geely-sourced board member – a first visible sign of Geely’s influence?
4 Jun 2018
Lotus Exige Sport 410 review
Lotus Exige Sport 410 – front
Lotus Exige coupe

Lotus Exige Sport 410 review

Mixing the performance of the Cup 430 with the usability of the Sport 350, the new Sport 410 is the pick of the Exige line-up
17 May 2018
New Lotus Exige Sport 410 revealed
Lotus Exige 410 Sport – front quarter
Lotus Exige coupe

New Lotus Exige Sport 410 revealed

The Lotus Exige Sport 410 benefits from a raft of upgrades courtesy of the Exige 430 Cup.
4 May 2018
Limited-edition Lotus Exige Cup 430 Type 25 revealed
Lotus Exige 430 Cup Type 25 – front quarter
Lotus Exige coupe

Limited-edition Lotus Exige Cup 430 Type 25 revealed

To honour its most successful Formula 1 car, Lotus has unveiled the Lotus Exige Cup 430 Type 25.
5 Apr 2018
Lotus 3-Eleven 430 review
Lotus 3-Eleven – front quarter
Reviews

Lotus 3-Eleven 430 review

Final iteration of the Lotus 3-Eleven series is one of the fastest and most exciting track day cars there is.
1 Apr 2018
Lotus 3-Eleven 430: ‘the quickest street-legal Lotus yet’
Lotus 3-Eleven – front quarter
Lotus

Lotus 3-Eleven 430: ‘the quickest street-legal Lotus yet’

The Lotus 3-Eleven 430 continues the line of limited-run special edition models celebrating the marque’s 70th anniversary.
20 Feb 2018
Lotus Elise and Exige 70th anniversary models.
Lotus Exige 380 70th Edition – Monaco White - front quarter
Lotus

Lotus Elise and Exige 70th anniversary models.

Lotus has announced special edition Elise and Exige models to honour its 70th birthday
6 Feb 2018