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The New 3-Eleven: Fast is an Understatement

As one of the few road vehicles that can accelerated to 60 mph in under three seconds, The Lotus 3-Eleven is in pretty exclusive company. With standard lightweight carbon composite bodywork, the race version of the new Lotus flagship supercar weighs in at a scant 890 kilograms. It generates 460 horsepower, giving it an astonishing power to weight ratio of 517 horsepower per metric ton...

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Introducing Lotus Exclusive

Conceived as a way for Lotus customers to customize their ownership experience, Lotus Exclusive is a service that offers a wide array of personalization options, from color coding to race preparation.

Jean-Marc Gales, CEO of Group Lotus, explains: “In the past we have created a number of cars personalized to the specific requests of individual customers. These stunning cars were produced by a team of...

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Remembering Lotus Founder, Colin Chapman

A graduate of University College, in London, Anthony Colin Bruce Chapman, built his first race car, the Mark 1 Lotus, in 1948. Four years later, his company Lotus was officially established, and more than 100 Mark VI vehicles, Chapman's first production car, we manufactured. Motivated by a strong passion for motorsports, Chapman eventually reached Formula 1 in 1958....

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Introducing the Lotus Exige Sport 350

Yesterday, Lotus debuted a new video highlighting what the company calls "the ultimate incarnation of the world famous Exige." Lighter and faster than ever before, the Exige Sport 350 is sure to turn heads with its distinctive exterior aesthetic, and world-class performance.

The Exige Sport 350 finds its motivation in a 3.5-liter supercharged V-6 engine, which produces more than 340 horsepower, and 295 pound-get of torque. In addition to the increase in power, engineers also reduced the curb weight by more than 50 kilograms, allowing the car to accelerate from 0 to 60 mph in a swift...

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Lotus Adds Evora 400 to Driving Academy Fleet

The Lotus Driving Academy offers driving enthusiasts access to world-class instructors, giving them the opportunity to hone their driving skills, and maximize their driving enjoyment. Furthermore, it's a chance to experience the thrill of operating high performance vehicles without the ceiling of a speed limit.

This past Friday, October 16, Lotus announced that the new Evora 400 would be join the Elise and Exige at the famed Hethel test track in Norfolk. CEO of Group Lotus plc, Jean-Marc Gales, stated: "... Lotus prides itself on offering benchmark handling...


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Lotus Releases Video Documentation of the New 3-Eleven Being Tested on Nürburgring Circuit

Unveiled this past June, at the Goodwood Festival of Speed, the all-new 3-Eleven, is advertised as being the quickest production Lotus road car, ever. In a recent press release, it was announced that the high-performance roadster successfully completed a two-week, 2,000 kilometer test session, in Germany, at the formidable Nürburgring Nordschleife circuit.

Areas of focus included aerodynamics, engine calibration, suspension geometry, and chassis tuning. Built to embody the perfect demonstration of...
 

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TBT: The Lotus Esprit S1

For this week's Throwback Thursday, we're bringing you a post that was retweeted by the Lotus Cars Twitter team (@grouplotusplc). Check out this repurposed Esprit 1, from the 1977 James Bond film, The Spy Who Loved Me. List of All #JamesBondCar's #9 @grouplotusplc #Lotus Esprit S1 (1976) @KellyLotusCars The Spy Who Loved Me (1977) pic.twitter.com/QTe4G7dNwZ — James Bond's Aston?? (@AstonMartin_007) July 1, 2015 A replacement for the Europa, the Esprit made its debut at the 1975 Paris Auto Sh
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Lotus Mystery Car Revealed!

At the beginning of the month, we showed you a series of tweets by Lotus (@grouplotusplc) that hinted at a mystery car being unveiled at the Goodwood Festival of Speed. Well, the festival has come and gone, and over the weekend we were treated to this tweet.

Motivated by a V-6 supercharged engine, the 450 horsepower 3-Eleven promises to be "the quickest production Lotus road car ever," and "a giant slayer, capable…

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Lotus Premieres Newest Model at the 2015 Geneva Motor Show

Back in January, we received news that Lotus would introduce a new model at the Geneva Motor Show, and our waiting has finally paid off.

Proud, beaming Lotus executives pulled the sheet from the new Lotus Evora 400 in front of a crowd of breathless spectators. And breathless they should be--this gorgeous new model, based on the classic 2+2 sports car Lotus Evora, is lighter, faster, and more powerful than ever before. It boasts…

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