Lotus

Lotus Esprit at the 2010 Paris Motor Show

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

The new Esprit represents the very essence of exclusive supercar driving. It picks up and exceeds the legacy of it’s forefathers. Think of it as a statement of superiority. Think of it as Lotus CEO Dany Bahar’s personal statement of intent, his vision for the future of Lotus.

Dany Bahar, Chief Executive Officer of Group Lotus, said: “The Esprit is the ultimate supercar. In the past when people thought of the Esprit, they thought of the movies, Bond, Pretty Woman, Basic Instinct but this time around, the car is the star of the show.”

Lotus Elan at the 2010 Paris Motor Show

The Elan is the beating heart of the new Lotus line-up. It’s a high performance sports car, that much is clear, it’s a Lotus after all, but thanks to some clever innovations the Elan also has everyday usability too.

With a 2+2 variant, the Elan should be the only car you need.

Set for release during the second half of 2013, the Elan features a 4.0L V6 pressure charged engine capable of delivering up to 450 PS and taking into consideration its relative light weight of 1,295kg, the Elan’s performance edges on supercar.

Lotus Elite set for Spring 2014 release

The ground-breaking new Elite is exactly that. It’s compact yet chic body is elegance incarnate. It’s not only exquisitely elegant, in keeping with Lotus’ core values, it’s a car of substance incorporating some of the very latest technological innovations Lotus has to offer.

The slick retractable hard top version and the optional use of hybrid technology with KERS are typical examples of Lotus tailoring technology to deliver perfect performance.

Lotus' special gift for Toyota Motor Corp's President

Lotus commemorated their successful relationship with Toyota today at a celebration at the British Embassy in Tokyo where Lotus CEO Dany Bahar presented Toyota Motor Corporation President Akio Toyoda with a specially equipped Lotus Elise powered by the last ever Toyota 2ZZ-GE VVTL-i engine. The occasion marked the end of an era and the start of an even stronger relationship between the two companies.

Lotus to introduce the Evora S and 'Auto' IPS (Intelligent Precision Shift) at Paris Motor Show

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 S and Evora IPS (Intelligent Precision Shift) option. (Full Technical Specifications for Evora S and Evora IPS below)

Lotus has taken the award-winning Evora and re-created it with a 350 PS 3.5L V6 engine to create the Evora S.

Dany Bahar Lotus’ Chief Executive Officer summed it up beautifully when he said, “You don’t realise what you were missing from your driving experience until you get behind the wheel of the Evora S.”

The Lotus Elise 1.6 arrives in Singapore

KC Chong, Director (Brand, Operations - EuroSports Lotus), said, “The new Lotus Elise is the perfect accessory for the modern man; not only is it doing its part in conserving our environment by emitting the least CO2 of any high performance Sportscar, and being more fuel economical, it is also designed to the nines.”

Carbon Dreams : Lotus Evora Carbon Concept

The multi-award winning Lotus Evora provides the basis of the stunning carbon design concept unveiled at the 80th Geneva Motorshow.

The car boasts a stylish carbon fibre, leather and alcantara interior, aggressive carbon diffuser and an evocative high tech composite body.

The Evora Carbon Concept car emphasises Lotus’ motorsport pedigree, utilising beautiful high quality materials with exposed carbon fibre and plush alcantara.

2011 Lotus Elise

The new Lotus Elise probably has the lowest CO2 for its performance for any gasoline high-performance sportscar in the world...

The Lotus Elise revolutionised the sportscar market 14 years ago when the small lightweight agile 2-seat mid engine sportscar was introduced. By ensuring that the Elise stuck rigidly to Lotus’ core values of performance through light weight, the Elise was able to produce supercar performance with city car economy.

Hot Elise : Lotus Elise 111R

Lotus the UK sports car specialist releases its latest creation, the diminutive Elise 111R but in many ways it’s a giant killer, we drive one to see just how deadly.

The guiding philosophy at Lotus is simple. Keep sports cars lightweight as possible. Its founder the late Colin Chapman, had devoted his life to racing, not unlike the late Enzo Ferrari. However Chapman was extreme in his belief that the race car should be as light and strong as is necessary and no more in order to complete the race and then fall apart.

Evora Cup race-car

Lotus Motorsport announces the Evora Cup race car together with an innovative European points based race series for 2010. The race car will make its first public appearance at the Autosport International racing car show in Birmingham, UK on the 14th January 2010.

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