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2020 Lotus Exige pricing and specs

British sports car maker Lotus has refreshed its Exige for 2020, offering the iconic model in Sport 350 and Sport 410 variants. Pricing for the Sport 350 will begin from $139,500 while the Sport 410 opens at $169,990 (prices are before on-road costs). Both models can be had in a coupe or roadster body style at no additional cost...

Lotus to revive Esprit spirit with hybrid V6 power - report

English sports car – and more recently, electric hypercar – maker Lotus is looking to build a new hybridised V6 model in the spirit of its classic Esprit, according to AutoCar. Expected to debut in the first half of 2021, the unnamed model will be built on the same extruded aluminium chassis underpinning as the current Evora, and will be the last Lotus to use the manufacturing technique before all models move to a brand new rivet-bonded chassis...

2020 Lotus Elise pricing and specs

British sports-car-maker Lotus has refreshed its iconic, entry-level Elise model for 2020. The lightweight sports model is now available in two trims, the Sport 220 and hardcore Cup 250. Pricing for the 2020 models remains the same, at $87,990 for the Sport 220 and $107,990 for the Cup 250 (before on-road costs)...

Lotus Evija not coming to Australia in 2020

The Lotus Evija – the British marque's first-ever full-electric hypercar and its first all-new model in more than a decade – will not come to Australia in its initial 2020 production run, despite early confirmation of local buyer interest...

2020 Lotus Evora GT 410, GT 410 Sport pricing and specs

Lotus Cars Australia has announced its 2020 Lotus Evora GT 410 Sport and newly-introduced GT 410 for Australia. The GT 410 joins the Sport as a more civil, Grand Touring-focused offering from the British marque. Both variants are driven by a mid-mounted 3.5-litre supercharged V6 engine that produces a hearty 306kW at 7000rm and 410Nm at 3500rpm...

Lotus Evija almost production-ready, still a maybe for Australia

As the Evija enters its final stage of testing, Lotus Australia continues its efforts to get the $3 million electric hypercar here. First unveiled in 2019, the Evija will be the first fully-electric hypercar car to come out of Britain and the Lotus stable. The Aston Martin Valkyrie rival is set to begin production at Lotus’s new manufacturing facility in Hethel, Great Britain, in mid-2020...

Lotus Evija hypercar nearing Australian compliance

Lotus’s outrageous electric hypercar, the Evija, is undergoing final Department of Transport compliance for Australia ahead of deliveries beginning early next year. The $3 million hypercar will start rolling off the production line at Lotus’s brand-new, purpose-built facility in the UK in the middle of this year, with first customer deliveries expected by the end of 2020...

Lotus: All-new petrol sports car coming in 2021

Lotus Cars will expand its model range with a new, yet-to-be-revealed sports car while also diversifying into new segments. With just three models currently in its stable – Elise, Exige and Evora – Lotus Cars regional director for Asia Pacific and China, David McIntyre, confirmed the Chinese-owned British carmaker will reveal an all-new model in 2021...

Lotus Evora GT410 revealed, Australian plans unclear

Lotus has added a softer, more day-to-day focused GT410 to the Evora line-up in Europe. The GT410 will sit alongside the GT410 Sport in the Evora range, with a lower starting price and a raft of comfort-oriented features (by Hethel standards, at least) to make the largest Lotus a friendlier beast on the roads...

Lotus developing new platform, Elan – report

The Lotus flower is about to bloom again. Britain's Autocar reports the Hethel automaker is planning to reintroduce the drop-top Elan as part of an ambitious expansion of its model range. Now under the control of Chinese Geely, which has a 51 per cent share in the company, Lotus plans to introduce the Elan as part of CEO Phil Popham’s 'Vision 80' investment program...

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