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Top Gear takes the Lotus Exige Sport 350 on a James Bond themed road trip!

Few things exude more iconic British style than Lotus cars and James Bond films. Though the two only crossed paths for for a few features, each left an indelible mark on the other. Now, BBC's Top Gear is retracing the steps of the international super spy and doing so in impeccable Lotus style.

 

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Road & Track Tests the 2016 Lotus Evora 400: Lighter, Faster, Better

Lotus in back, after five years of a financial fiasco for the esteemed British sports car maker. Road & Track recently had the opportunity to take the all-new Lotus Evora 400 out for a spin.


​Fasten your seatbelts. This is the fastest production Lotus road car ever. The 400 refers to the horsepower count of the Toyota Camry-derived V6, which adds a charge cooler to an Edelbrock supercharger, ratcheting torque up to 302 pound-feet between 3,500-6,500 rpm. The Evora is at its best at 5000 and above...

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Lotus Announces All-New Evora 410 Release

On February 27, Lotus issued a press release announcing an exciting new addition to the esteemed Evora lineup.

The new Evora 410 is 150 pounds lighter than the 400 and is powered by the same supercharged 410-horsepower engine found in the 3-Eleven. It rockets from zero to 60 mph in under four seconds and has a top speed of 186 mph...

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Elise Cup 250: Introducing the Fastest Elise Ever

Yesterday, Lotus new version of the famous Elise. The all-new Elise Cup 250 is lighter by 21 kilograms, and more powerful by 26 horsepower. Accelerating from zero to 60 in under four seconds, it's the fastest road-going Elise ever...

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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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