2023 Lotus Eletre EV SUV

Lotus Eletre – the first Lotus hyper SUV and fully electric – makes global debut

Lotus has finally joined the SUV crowd with its new Eletre (pronounced ‘El-etra’ and means ‘Coming to Life’ in some Eastern European languages) which is not only its first SUV but also the world’s first fully electric hyper SUV. Officially launched tonight at the BBC Television Centre in London, the model brings with it a […]

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2022 Lotus Emira

2023 Lotus Emira First Edition V6 and 4-cylinder AMG M139 versions

Lotus will enter the electric era on March 29, 2022 when its Type 132 debuts. There will be no more combustion-engined sportscars from the company and the last one is the Emira which has been seeing increased interest following overwhelmingly positive global coverage of prototype ‘first drives’. First Editions with V6 or 4-cylinder engines The […]

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Lotus to offer competition-spec GT4 version of Emira

RML Group Even before the Emira is ready for delivery to customers, Lotus has been developing the model as an all-new competition-spec GT4 challenger. While it will be the last model from the British carmaker that will use a combustion engine, it also marks the start of a new era in performance GT racing for […]

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Lotus Vision80 plan to transform company on journey of global expansion

Group Lotus, once owned by Proton and now owned by its shareholder, Zhejiang Geely Holding Group, has big plans for the rest of the decade, with a product plan for the next 5 years that will see at least 5 new models. The ongoing strategic plan, known as Vision80, outlines the transformation of the company […]

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2022 Lotus Emira

2022 Lotus Emira – the last Lotus with a combustion engine, and the most accomplished

With the Lotus Elise, Exige and Evora ending production this year, a single model takes over their places – the new Emira. Apart from being an truly all-new model in over a decade, the Emira also marks the end of an era – that of Lotus sportscars with internal combustion engines. The British carmaker has […]

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Final Edition models of Lotus Elise and Exige to mark end of an era

2021 marks the end of an era for Lotus Cars, with production of the iconic Elise and the genre-creating Exige ending after 25 and 21 years, respectively. In honour of these two legendary models, the British carmaker has announced a range of five Final Edition models with enhanced performance, greater standard specification and – in […]

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Lotus Elise celebrates 25th anniversary this year

It was described as ‘the world’s most advanced sportscar’ when it made its debut at the Frankfurt Motor Show in September 1995. Famously named after a grand-daughter of Romano Artioli, who was then Chairman of Lotus, it was built on a futuristic epoxy-bonded extruded aluminium chassis. This was a world first, as were its extruded […]

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Lotus Exige 20th anniversary edition

Special edition for the 20th anniversary of the Lotus Exige

20 years ago, Lotus launched the Exige Sport 410, a model which made quite an impact in the sportscar world. It was highly capable on the track and also brought superlative driving dynamics to the road. The Exige delivered on Lotus’ core values of exceptional handling, outstanding grip and aerodynamic expertise. This week, Lotus has […]

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Lotus Elise Heritage Edition

Lotus offers classic heritage editions of the Elise

Lotus Cars has launched four new limited-edition versions of the Elise, each with a distinctive colour palette which pays tribute to the company’s pioneering and highly successful racing history. The exterior colour combinations are black and gold; red, white and gold; blue, red and silver; and blue and white. The famous black and gold references […]

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