The power to weight factor of the Lotus 2-Eleven reads 252 HP to 1,477 lbs and this makes the car quite a simple one to handle. On the Nurburgring race track however, things turned out to be a trifle different. No details of the exact occurrence is yet available as in the case of any
The contrast between the Moscow motor show and the Paris Motor show is that the Moscow show is a more docile forerunner to the Paris show. The Paris show would have display of insanity to a great extent like the Citroen models but there would be normal ones too like the ‘Loti’. The name of
The European GT4 Championships witnessed the debut of the racing version of the Evora sports car. A Lotus GT4 version weighs a skimpy 1190 KG, which is nearly 200 KG lesser than the road going version of the Evora. The sports vehicle is powered by a 4.0 liter engine, which delivers enough power to the
Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance had been witness to a substantial number of Lotus in the recently concluded event. Three new models of the Lotus was unveiled during the event with one of them being a world premier – that of the Lotus Exos Type 125 which is slated to be the ultimate in the track
Some of the most impressive cars and ones that goes to captivate the desire of most people for sure find a place in the Paris Auto Show that is held on an annual basis. Lotus it appears would be making their entry into this year’s show with the entire range of concepts that they have
Lotus cars till now have always been lightweight roadsters with high performance that made them suitable for the race track. Nothing much else have they given us and this is due to its founder father Colin Chapman’s original philosophy, that of performance though low weight. Given the changing scenario of the world and its demands
A second instance of photos taken while the V-6 powered Exgie was being tested at the premises of Lotus Headquarters has surfaced again. Last year also the same car was spied upon and photos obtained had done their rounds. Debate amongst the spy’s run high on the engine being used for this new car to
No big shakes or ripple caused by the news of Lotus ceasing production of its Elise based coupe – the Europa. Its continuous poor show fuelled with the arrival of the Evora in the scene was too much of a competition for Europa to handle. Fresh orders are not being accepted anymore for the Europa.
Lotus is looking into two studies made by their engineers considering the feasibility of making passenger vehicles by 2017. Lotus’ philosophy of trimming down unnecessary weight of the vehicle will definitely benefit consumers when it comes to fuel mileage and carbon dioxide emission. Lotus placed their concepts beside a Venza crossover from Japanese carmaker Toyota.
The 2011 Lotus Elise has been certified with a CO2 emission rating of 149 gm/km, delivering a 16 percent reduction in CO2 emission than the previous Lotus Elise S and setting the new world record for the Cleanest Sports Car. The 2011 Lotus Elise also offers a handsome fuel economy of 56.1 miles per gallon
Most people would say that the coolest cars that ever existed are the ones that look great or have high performances or both. Well, I think that any of these are not the best. I think that a very cool car is one the has the one characteristics from the above but at the same
The Lotus Elise has been on the market for 14 years, and for the first time in over seven years this 2-seat mid engine sportscar gets a facelift. As we are talking about Lotus, the changes are all about more efficiency. Key changes are a new body design, which seems to be inspired by the
When disaster strikes there are thankfully plenty people and organizations who reach out to help. Hundreds of thousands of people(more likely millions) have donated to help Haiti and of course there are plenty of companies/organizations who are helping re-build Haiti. Lotus Cars just announced that together with Naomi Campbell they will be auctioning eight special
Lotus Exige is like Ford Mustang, with so many different editions, that we have stopped counting. Here’s another one called Exige S Type 72 celebrating the most successful F1 car of all time, the Lotus Type 72 Formula One car. Lotus Type 72 Formula One car achieved 20 Grand Prix victories between 1970 and 1975.
Lotus Evora is already on sale in Europe and will reach U.S. showrooms during the first quarter of 2010. Pricing for the Evora will start at $73,500 and from last Friday Lotus has two Evoras on Open House Tour visiting 44 dealers around the country.