Lotus Testing Range Extender Hybrid Electric Vehicle

Lotus has started dynamic and durability testing of a Range Extender Hybrid Electric Vehicle (REEV) version of the Evora sports car.  The new Lotus Evora 414E is a hybrid technology demonstrator being developed for a consortium, which includes three vehicle manufacturers and several automotive component manufacturers. The Evora 414E is powered by two electric motor…

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First Drive: Lotus Evora S

Monterey, Calif. – I was talking to a couple of different friends a few days before going to drive the new Lotus Evora S.  They are both people I considered to ‘know’ about cars, but I was surprised by their descriptions the Lotus.  One thought it was an inexpensive small car and the other said…

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Jaguar C-X75 is Top 2011 Concept

Jaguar, Lotus and Volkswagen are Top Category Winners Dream cars from Lotus, Jaguar and Volkswagen were picked by a jury of more than two dozen professional journalists as the 2011 North American Concept Vehicles of the year.  The awards were presented on June 20 at a ceremony at the Automotive Hall of Fame in Dearborn,…

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Test Drive: 2011 Lotus Evora S

“Lotus introduces a blown Evora for 2011” The Evora S supercharged model ups performance level In the past, I avoided any opportunity to pilot Lotus vehicles due to their exceptionally diminutive and compact size. The Exige and Elise were much like sitting on the ground in a contorted position in a confined and restricted space….

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Lotus Launches Luxury Lifestyle Clothing Line

Take the unique styling of Lotus automobiles and transfer the DNA to clothing and you have the new Lotus Originals collection of performance outerwear, refined, luxury knitwear and leather goods.  Reflecting the craftsmanship, heritage and spirit of Lotus. Lotus Originals these new clothing designs are now available exclusively available from the Lotus website (www.lotusoriginals.com)….

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Test Drive: 2010 Lotus Evora

Finally, a Lotus that fits without assuming Lotus position In the past, I avoided any opportunity to pilot Lotus vehicles due to their exceptionally diminutive and compact size. The Exige and Elise were much like sitting on the ground in a contorted position in a confined and restricted space. Those factors not withstanding, I really…

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Run to the Sun — Lotus Evora

Imagine driving a very cool new car for a distance between 9 to 25 miles, getting out and then into another very cool car for another 9 to 25 mile leg and then repeating the same routine through 23 cars in a two day period. Welcome to the 2010 NWAPA (Northwest Automotive Press Association) Run…

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Lotus Announces 2011 Elise Sports Cars

The Lotus Elise revolutionized the sports car market 14 years ago when the small, lightweight and agile 2-seat mid-engine sports car was introduced. By ensuring that the Elise stuck rigidly to Lotus’ core values of performance through light weight, the Elise was able to produce supercar performance with city car economy and for the 2011…

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