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Electric Lotus Esprit restomod under consideration by Hethel’s new bespoke division
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Electric Lotus Esprit restomod under consideration by Hethel’s new bespoke division

Simon Lane, boss of Lotus Advanced Performance, has given some indication of what’s on the horizon for the newly launched division
24 Jun 2022
New Lotus Emira 2022 review
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Lotus Emira

New Lotus Emira 2022 review

We hit road and track in the new Lotus Emira - the model that redefines the brand as a sports car maker
7 Jun 2022
Future classics 2022: car investments that could make you money
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Future classics 2022: car investments that could make you money

Identifying future classic cars is a tricky but potentially lucrative business, here are our future classic recommendations
23 May 2022
‘I’m sure Colin Chapman would be very proud of the Lotus Eletre’
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‘I’m sure Colin Chapman would be very proud of the Lotus Eletre’

Although the new Eletre does have a big battery sitting underneath, editor-in-chief Steve Fowler thinks it’s still very much in the spirit of Lotus
30 Mar 2022
New Lotus Eletre all-electric SUV marks new era for British brand
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Lotus Eletre

New Lotus Eletre all-electric SUV marks new era for British brand

The new all-electric Lotus Eletre SUV boasts at least 592bhp, a range of up to 373 miles and a starting price of around £100,000
30 Mar 2022
New 2022 Lotus Emira: four-cylinder version gets 360bhp AMG power
New 2022 Lotus Emira first edition
Lotus Emira

New 2022 Lotus Emira: four-cylinder version gets 360bhp AMG power

First Edition version of new four-cylinder Emira is available from £71,995 with the entry level car due towards the end of the year
16 Mar 2022
Lotus Advanced Performance teases modern day Can-Am racer
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Lotus Advanced Performance teases modern day Can-Am racer

It’ll be the first project for the new Lotus “special operations” division, which will build bespoke motorsport-ready performance vehicles
9 Feb 2022

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New electric Lotus sports car set for 2026 launch
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New electric Lotus sports car set for 2026 launch

A new tie-up with battery manufacturer Britishvolt will power the next generation of Lotus electric sports cars
28 Jan 2022
New Lotus Tech Creative Centre design studio to open in Warwickshire
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New Lotus Tech Creative Centre design studio to open in Warwickshire

New Lotus Type 132 and 134 SUVs and Type 133 four-door will be designed at new UK studio
12 Jan 2022
New Lotus Type 132 SUV teased ahead of 2022 launch
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New Lotus Type 132 SUV teased ahead of 2022 launch

The Lotus Type 132 will be the first ever SUV from the Norfolk firm – the fastest version of which will have a 0-62mph time of around three seconds
8 Nov 2021
Lotus reveals LEVA lightweight electric sports car architecture
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Lotus reveals LEVA lightweight electric sports car architecture

The new LEVA architecture will form the basis of three new Lotus electric sports cars – the most powerful of which will have up to 870bhp
21 Sep 2021
Lotus confirms four new electric cars including two SUVs by 2026
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Lotus confirms four new electric cars including two SUVs by 2026

The new ‘lifestyle’ Lotus models will be built in China, but the UK will remain the home of the brand’s sports cars
31 Aug 2021
New Lotus Emira driven: first review by Jenson Button
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New Lotus Emira driven: first review by Jenson Button

2009 Formula One world champion Jenson Button gives us his verdict on the new Lotus Emira
14 Jul 2021
Best 60s cars: the 30 greatest cars of the 1960s
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Best 60s cars: the 30 greatest cars of the 1960s

The swinging sixties brought a vast array of unforgettable cars that would establish the path of the industry for decades to come. We pick our top 30 …
21 Jun 2021
'We’ve finally seen evidence that Lotus really does have an exciting future'
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'We’ve finally seen evidence that Lotus really does have an exciting future'

John McIlroy is looking forward to seeing Lotus branch out into more family-orientated cars
28 Apr 2021
Electric Lotus Evija looks to Type 49 racer for soundtrack
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Electric Lotus Evija looks to Type 49 racer for soundtrack

The Lotus Evija’s electric motor will be accompanied by an edited version of the Type 49’s V8 engine noise
10 Mar 2021
Lotus E-R9 EV endurance racer previews future engineering tech
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Lotus E-R9 EV endurance racer previews future engineering tech

The Lotus E-R9 EV concept gives a window into the future of electric powertrains and aerodynamics for the British brand’s racers
16 Feb 2021
Lotus Elise and Exige start long goodbye with Final Edition variants
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Lotus Elise and Exige start long goodbye with Final Edition variants

Lotus will soon axe the Elise and Exige – but not before launching a collection of final edition models to celebrate their production runs
8 Feb 2021
Lotus appoints new boss
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Lotus appoints new boss

Matt Windle will replace Phil Popham as the new managing director of Lotus
28 Jan 2021
New Lotus Evija makes appearance at Goodwood SpeedWeek
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New Lotus Evija makes appearance at Goodwood SpeedWeek

Upcoming all-electric Lotus Evija hypercar will tackle the Goodwood circuit, alongside a range of classic Lotus race cars
16 Oct 2020
New Lotus Evora GT410 2020 review
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New Lotus Evora GT410 2020 review

Can the new Lotus Evora GT410 find the right balance between sports car and everyday useability?
16 Jul 2020
Used Lotus Elise review
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Used Lotus Elise review

A full used buyer’s guide on the Lotus Elise covering the S2 and S3 (2000-present)
14 Jul 2020
Lotus releases Digital Instrument Pack upgrade for track day drivers
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Lotus releases Digital Instrument Pack upgrade for track day drivers

Lotus offers a retrofit data-logging garget to add further appeal some of its most exciting track toys
14 Jul 2020
New Lotus Exige 20th Anniversary special edition launched
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New Lotus Exige 20th Anniversary special edition launched

New Lotus Exige 20th Anniversary is offered in Exige Series 1 colours and gets boosted standard specification
23 Jun 2020
Lotus abandons petrol power for all-electric future
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Lotus abandons petrol power for all-electric future

The next Lotus sports car will be petrol, but after that all of the brand’s future cars will be full EVs
12 Jun 2020
New limited run Lotus Elise Heritage Editions arrive for summer 2020
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New limited run Lotus Elise Heritage Editions arrive for summer 2020

Four new limited edition versions of the Lotus Elise have been revealed, each an homage to the company’s motorsport heritage
6 May 2020
Lotus Elise review
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Lotus Elise

Lotus Elise review

Lightweight Lotus Elise sports car priorities handling and performance above all else
25 Mar 2020
All-electric APEX AP-0 hypercar launched in London
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All-electric APEX AP-0 hypercar launched in London

British sports car manufacturer APEX has officially launched its rival for the Lotus Evija – a 650bhp track-monster called the AP-0
13 Mar 2020
New Lotus Evora GT410 Sport 2020 review
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Lotus Evora

New Lotus Evora GT410 Sport 2020 review

Lotus has created a rival for the Porsche Cayman GT4 with the new Evora GT410 Sport
10 Mar 2020
New Lotus Evora GT410 launched with focus on road comfort
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Lotus Evora

New Lotus Evora GT410 launched with focus on road comfort

The new Lotus Evora GT410 comes with more kit and comfort features
29 Jan 2020
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Lotus Elise

The Elise proves Britain still makes great low-volume sports cars. A great driving quality, with comfort and refinement, makes it fantastic.
11 Dec 2019
Lotus eyes expansion with saloon, crossovers and SUVs
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Lotus eyes expansion with saloon, crossovers and SUVs

A new generation of sports cars is coming and could be followed by a broader range of Lotus models, including SUVs and a 4-door saloon
14 May 2019
New Lotus Evora GT4 Concept unwrapped at Shanghai
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Lotus Evora

New Lotus Evora GT4 Concept unwrapped at Shanghai

Track-only Lotus Evora GT4 Concept makes Shanghai debut, with a host of FIA-compliant safety kit and 170mph top speed
16 Apr 2019
Lotus and Williams develop electric car tech
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Lotus and Williams develop electric car tech

New technical partnership to develop battery technology hints at electric Lotus in the pipeline
28 Jan 2019