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Lotus price cuts make brand more affordable

Lotus, in a bid to encourage buyer confidence in a time of financial pressure, have introduced a number of pricing initiatives across its range to make the desirable more affordable. Offering buyers tax benefits, stable pricing and drive away deals Lotus said it aims to prove that saving money doesn't mean missing out on driving enjoyment...

Lotus Evora SC and more on the way

As expected, new reports indicate more variations of the recently unveiled Lotus Evora are on their way - including a flagship supercharged model. The Toyota-sourced V6 engine has apparently responded well to forced induction, developing 261kW and 393Nm in early testing without any other modifications...

Lotus Evora attracts high-profile buyers

The newest sports car to have been bred from the Lotus stable has attracted some high-profile customers in just the first few weeks of orders.   Unlike the lacklustre Europa, the new Lotus Evora has successfully combined stunning looks with comparatively green performance to attract some of the world’s rich and famous who have already put their names down for the sports coupe...

Lotus Evora orders book open

Lotus Cars Australia has opened its orders book for the Evora V6 sports coupe, expected to land here in late 2009.   The first of three all new Lotus models expected over the coming five years, Evora is heralded as the world's only 2+2 mid-engined sports car featuring 21st century performance and economy, aiming to strengthen the Lotus brand worldwide...

Modern Lotus Carlton could birth twin-turbo Commodore

Lotus is planning a successor to its cult-classic Carlton special edition model, according to Mike Kimberley, Lotus Group CEO. The original Lotus Carlton was a project commissioned by General Motors, who at the time owned both Lotus and Vauxhall. Beginning with the standard Vauxhall Carlton, Lotus boosted its engine displacement from 3.0-litres to 3...

Lotus develops Safe&Sound hybrid system

A third of the old stop, look and listen safety mantra became redundant with the introduction of new near-silent electric hybrid vehicles. Lotus Engineering - yes, as in Exige - has developed a ‘Safe & Sound’ external sound system which enhances pedestrian safety for quiet vehicles...

2009 Lotus Evora official specifications

Having made its worldwide debut at the London Motor Show, Lotus has released the final official specifications for what is now known as the Evora - originally born Project Eagle.   Lotus' first all-new car since the Elise in 1995 enters the market as currently the world's only mid-engined 2+2. The all-alloy 2GR-FE 3...

Lotus Project Eagle first official details

Lotus has released the first official image of Project Eagle along with plenty of details before its worldwide public unveiling in the UK.   This is the first all-new sports car from Lotus since it launched the iconic Elise in 1995...

Lotus unveils Eco Elise Concept

Already touted as the manufacturer of some of the most fuel efficient performance cars on the market, Lotus has taken this concept one step further after revealing its Eco Elise technology demonstrator ahead of its official British Motor Show debut.   The Eco Elise takes a somewhat passionate approach to the environment, sporting some highly unusual green design elements extending to more than just the contents of the exhaust...

Aurion-powered Lotus Eagle July 22 debut

Lotus builds some of the most revered and celebrated performance cars in the world, however hasn't produced an all-new model in over a decade. This dry spell is about to come to an end, with Lotus set to reveal its Espirit-successor - the Lotus Eagle - at next month’s British Motor Show on July 22. Like the current Elise and Exige line-up which feature the 1...

CarAdvice Garage: Lotus Elise S Exige S

If you're wondering where we've all been the last few days, the answer is simple. We have been blessed with two of the hottest cars on the planet, the Lotus Elise S and the Lotus Exige S with Performance pack. We've spent the last 48 hours videoing and driving the best that Lotus has to offer around mountain roads in Sydney...