February 27, 2017

Unique Lotus Evora Sport 410 honours iconic Esprit S1

Unique, one-off Evora Sport 410 created by Lotus Exclusive Tribute to one of Lotus' most famous liveries Lotus Sport 410 sales success continues Representing the state of the supercar art, a one-off Evora Sport 410 has been commissioned through Lotus Exclusive as a tribute to one of its most famous ancestors, the Lotus Esprit S1. Launched in October 2016, the Evora Sport 410 has wowed motoring press and customers with its combination of effortless pace and intuitive handling. With production limited to just 150 examples a year worldwide, the … [Read more...]

Lotus welcomes Mark Garnier MP, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for International Trade

Lotus welcomed Mark Garnier MP, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for International Trade to its Headquarters in Hethel, Norfolk, where he had the opportunity to hear about the company’s business turnaround and export focus. Exporting over 85% of all its sports cars, Lotus’ biggest market worldwide is now the USA, followed by the UK, France, Germany and Japan. Successful launches of the new Evora 400 and Sport 410, the 3-Eleven, and the latest versions of the Exige and Elise ranges, have resulted in a six-month order book for the famous, hand-crafted sports … [Read more...]

Lotus Exige Race 380 – first class in competition

Race only version of sensational Exige Sport 380 375 hp and 410 Nm Weight cut to just 998 kg dry 0-60 mph in just 3.2 secs Laps Hethel 1.5 seconds quicker than Exige Cup R Aerodynamic downforce boosted to 240 kg Unapologetic, uncompromising and built to win, Lotus has announced the development of the mighty Exige Race 380 - the track-only sibling of what has been hailed as one of the marque’s most significant and sensational cars, the critically acclaimed Exige Sport 380. Combining Lotus’ vehicle development skills with its motorsport … [Read more...]

Lotus Exige Sport 380 – Supercar Killer

High powered, highly evolved, and ferociously fast, the Lotus Exige Sport 380 is the most aggressive iteration yet for the Exige model line up. Taking the fight straight to six-figure supercars, this new, top-of-the-range model carries over the lessons learnt in the development of the acclaimed Exige Sport 350, launched last year, but with significant revisions lowering weight, boosting power and enhancing aerodynamics. Rather than relying excessively on electronics, or allow sterile interfaces to dull the experience, the extreme Exige Sport 380 offers a pure, … [Read more...]

The New Lotus Evora Sport 410 – Pure Supercar

Transformed, formidable and without equal, the new, class-leading Lotus Evora Sport 410 has been revealed after an intense development programme following its Geneva debut. Massively lighter, with more power and huge gains in aerodynamic efficiency, this new generation of Evora is a pure-bred supercar, using Lotus’ DNA to deliver a spiritual successor to the marque’s most iconic models, including the Esprit Sport 300. More focused variant of the class-leading Evora 400 1,270 kg dry weight through extensive light-weight engineering Aerodynamic downforce … [Read more...]

[Statement] Lotus Driving Academy & Lotus Motorsport

From Group Lotus plc. Set up in 1999 at Hethel Headquarters, the Lotus Driving Academy (LDA) quickly gained global popularity with over 5000 drivers experiencing the Elise, Exige and Evora under expert tuition on the famous Lotus test track in Norfolk. So as not to detract from the day to day vehicle testing and development activities on the Lotus test track, the Lotus Driving Academy could only normally take place at weekends. As part of the planned global expansion of the Lotus brand, new Lotus Driving Academies have been set up around the world in the last two … [Read more...]

Sub 1,100kg Lotus Exige 350 “Special Edition” released

Saving the hardest until last, the new Lotus Exige 350 Special Edition is a fitting completion to the trilogy of Lotus 50th celebration editions. Based on the most extreme Exige to date, the Sport 350, the new special edition adds a number of lightweight, performance-enhancing features, as well as unique paint and interior options as standard. Final anniversary edition celebrating 50 years at Hethel Based on the exceptional Exige Sport 350 Distinctive lightweight options as standard, saving 26 kg Weighs 1,099 kg and delivers 314 hp/tonne benchmark … [Read more...]

[VIDEO] Lotus 3-Eleven at the ‘Ring

Marking the anniversary of its landmark lap times when testing at the Nürburgring Nordschleife, two new videos of the Lotus 3-Eleven in full flight have been released, allowing enthusiasts to experience the car’s visceral, white-knuckle ride around the “Green Hell” for themselves. Offering never-seen-before views, the 60 second videos provide a car’s eye view of the fascinatingtrack, as it’s piloted by Nordschleife expert and professional racer Marc Basseng, during its Nürburgring testing and development programme. The videos not only show the car’s … [Read more...]

Lotus reveal Elise 250 Special Edition

In a celebration of style and lightweight performance, and helping mark the 50th anniversary of the company’s famous Hethel site, Lotus has revealed the latest addition to its collection: the exclusive Elise 250 Special Edition. Based on the critically acclaimed Elise Cup 250 launched earlier this year, but featuring a raft of exclusive components as standard, the new Lotus Elise 250 Special Edition offers an outstanding combination of performance and panache. With a supercharged 243 hp engine, a 0-60mph time of 3.9 seconds, and a unique, hand-finished interior, it … [Read more...]

Evora 400 gets Lotus lightweight treatment

Once again doing even more with even less, Lotus is pleased to announce a selection of new lightweight options, including a new Carbon Pack, Lithium Ion battery and titanium sports exhaust for the Evora 400. New Carbon Pack, Lithium Ion battery and titanium exhaust options Lightweight options reduce the weight of the Lotus Evora 400 to 1,353 kg (2,983 lbs) Available on Lotus Evora 400 from now No other car manufacturer can claim a better track record when it comes to light weight. Now in its 68th year, Lotus still remains true to the ethos of the … [Read more...]

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