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Evija world tour continues as Lotus hypercar premieres in the Middle East

Lotus Dubai retailer hosts VIP media and invited guests as all-electric Evija debuts in the United Arab Emirates Programme of events includes Lotus Abu Dhabi showroom presentation and private viewings Latest leg of world tour which has already included Monterey Car Week, USA, and Japan Lotus Day (Dubai, UAE – 19 September 2019) – The all-new Lotus Evija hypercar has made its debut in the Middle East as part of a series of exclusive media and VIP events. The covers came off at an unveiling at the stunning Lotus Dubai retail outlet, with Phil Popham, CEO, Lotus Cars and [...]

Lotus at the Old-Timer Grand Prix – Nürburgring 2019

Lotus presents a collection of classic and current Lotus road and race cars New Evora GT4 Concept race car makes its continental debut Automobilclub von Deutschland (AvD) honours Lotus with a special award for its pioneering contribution to the automotive industry (Hethel, UK – 08 August 2019) For the Old Timers Grand Prix (OTGP) – Nürburgring 2019, Lotus will show the latest range of cars, Elise Sport 220, Exige Sport 410 and Evora GT410 Sport, together with some legendary classic road and race cars, a white Esprit S1, a rare Lotus Type 23C (one of only 6 built), Lotus [...]

The New Lotus Evora GT for 2020 Model Year

Fastest and most powerful road-going Lotus for USA and Canada – top speed 188 mph (303 km/h) 0-60 mph in 3.8 seconds and 422 PS Weight from only 3,104 lbs (1,408 kg), 71 lbs (32 kg) lighter than the Evora 400 Available to order now Relentless in its development of world-class sports cars, Lotus has unveiled the new 2020 Evora GT for North America, replacing the Evora Sport 410 and Evora 400. Available in both 2 seat and 2+2 configurations, and with manual and automatic transmissions, the Evora GT is the latest in the Evora line and provides more [...]

Lotus Evija: the world’s first pure electric British hypercar

Lotus Evija – the first all-electric British hypercar – makes its world debut in London Target power output of 2,000 PS makes it the world’s most powerful series production road car Target 0-62 mph (0-100km/h) in under three seconds, top speed over 200 mph (320 km/h) Ultra-lightweight carbon fibre monocoque makes it the world’s lightest production EV hypercar, at 1,680kg Pure electric driving range target of 250 miles (400 km) Mid-mounted battery pack echoes celebrated Lotus mid-engined sports car layout World-first main and dipped beam laser lighting technology Comprehensive personalisation and experiential programmes for customers Designed, engineered and hand-built [...]

LOTUS STUNS GOODWOOD WITH HYPERCAR SNEAK PEEK… AND REVEALS ITS NAME

Lotus confirms Type 130 hypercar is named EVIJA Fans attending the Lotus stand at Goodwood Festival of Speed will be offered a sneak peek at the car Dramatic ‘light show’ experience reveals new design details ahead of the world premiere later this month Classic and current Lotus cars on static and dynamic display, celebrating this year’s Festival theme ‘Record Breakers’ (Goodwood, West Sussex – 3 July 2019) – Lotus has chosen the Goodwood Festival of Speed to reveal the name of its new all-electric hypercar, and is calling on fans to visit its stand for an exclusive glimpse. Due [...]

Lotus to reveal Type 130 all-electric hypercar in London on 16 July 2019

World’s first British all-electric hypercar – project code Type 130 – will be revealed in London, the birthplace of the brand, in July A maximum of just 130 examples will be available to own, with first customer deliveries to commence in 2020 Production of the Type 130 confirmed for Lotus HQ in Hethel, Norfolk (Hethel, Norfolk – 31 May 2019) Lotus confirms today that Type 130, the brand’s first all-new model in more than a decade, will be revealed to the world’s media at an exclusive event in Central London on 16 July. Following first confirmation of the project [...]

The Lotus Exige Cup 430 Type 25 collector’s piece

Lotus’ most accomplished Exige ever as fitting tributeJust 25 examples to be hand built in NorfolkUnique heritage documentation to accompany each carBespoke exterior and interior livery407 hp per tonne and 220 kg of downforce0-60 mph in 3.2 secs, dry weight from 1,056 kgWithout equal and a class apart: the new Lotus Exige Cup 430 Type 25 is a collector’s piece like no other and a fitting tribute to one of the most successful and influential Formula 1 cars of all time.Based on the celebrated Exige Cup 430, unveiled at the end of last year, the two-seatType 25 is a unique [...]

Final evolution – the new Lotus 3-Eleven 430

Substantial power increase to 430hp 920 kg and 467 hp per tonne 0-60 mph in 3.1 seconds, top speed of 180 mph Lightweight full carbon bodywork - exposed on the flanks Higher performance brakes and enhanced aerodynamics Limited to 20 vehicles worldwide The new Lotus 3-Eleven 430 has retaken the title as Lotus’ quickest street-legal sports car - a fitting send off for the company’s legendary road racer. The most extreme machine that Lotus builds, the new 3-Eleven 430 is the fastest Lotus road car to lap the challenging Hethel circuit, 0.8 seconds quicker than the second place Exige [...]