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Lotus Emeya completes intensive test programme

Lotus Emeya

The all-new Lotus Emeya has completed an extensive three-year test and development programme across 15 countries and two continents. Cold-weather validation programme in the Arctic Circle confirms the “hyper-GT” can perform in the harshest conditions, including temperatures as low as -40 degrees Celsius. It’s claimed the rigorous tuning and testing …

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New Lotus flagship store opens in London

New Lotus London flagship store opens in Mayfair

Lotus has opened the doors to its first flagship European global brand centre in Mayfair, London. Lotus London, which can be found at 73 Piccadilly,  brings together Lotus’ long-standing commitment to technology, performance and heritage by providing customers with an exclusive and immersive entry into the Lotus brand. The store …

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Celebrating 50 years of Caterham

Caterham Seven 420 Cup

Feast your eyes on these 50 facts to mark the 50th anniversary of British sports car manufacturer, Caterham  From the brand’s success in motorsport to more than 100 variants of the iconic Seven. Caterham will celebrate its milestone year with its 50th Anniversary Festival at Donington Park on September 2-3. …

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Introducing the awesome Lotus Eletre

Jenson Button - Lotus Eletre SUV

Lotus has unveiled the “world’s first electric hyper-SUV” in front of several hundred VIP guests at BBC Television Centre at White City, London. The 60-minute launch show, which featured former F1 world champion and Lotus customer Jenson Button, was also live-streamed across the globe. Naturally, we were there to see …

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End of an era at Lotus

Lotus-Elise-Exige-and-Evora-productions ends

Production of the Lotus Elise, Exige and Evora sports cars has ended in readiness for the ramping up production of the all-new Emira – the brand’s last petrol-powered car. Between these three model lines and over the course of 26 years, a total of 51,738 cars will have come off …

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New ownership for Caterham Cars

Caterham Cars

British sports car manufacturer Caterham Cars has been acquired by Japanese automotive group, VT Holdings. The company, which bought Caterham from businessmen Tony Fernandes and Kamarudin Meranun, has been the Japanese importer for the Seven since 2009, where it currently sells more than 120 cars annually. As one of Japan’s …

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Lotus Elise: 25 and out

Lotus Elise Cup 250

This year marks the 25th anniversary of the start of sales of the sublime Lotus Elise – as well as the end of its production. Named after Elisa, the granddaughter of Romano Artioli (chairman of Lotus and Bugatti at the time of the car’s launch) it’s a classic British lightweight …

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Watch the all-new Lotus Evija prototype on track

Lotus-Evija-development-car

Driving characteristics of the “first British electric hypercar” revealed… Lotus has revealed further details of its all-new Evija all-electric hypercar in a new film featuring an engineering development vehicle testing on the 2.2-mile track at Hethel. At the wheel is Gavan Kershaw, Director of Vehicle Attributes for Lotus, who provides …

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Lotus reveals dramatic pure-electric Evija hypercar

Lotus Evija reveal

British sports car maker Lotus has unveiled the Evija, the world’s first all-electric British hypercar, at an exclusive event in London. The Evija (pronounced E-vi-ya) is illustrative of the innovative thinking and ingenuity that has always been part of the Lotus DNA. With a target output of nearly 2000bhp, it …

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Lotus celebrates 70th birthday in style

Lotus 70th

A unique ‘burning rubber’ video has been released to help mark 70 years of Lotus sports cars. Filmed in real time on the Lotus test track at Hethel in Norfolk, a 70th tribute logo was created using tyre marks left by an Exige Sport 410 and Evora GT410 – a …

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