Lotus Exos T125

August 10, 2010 at 10:17 am

This car you see here might look like a F1 car but it’s not one. It also has specs very close to a Formula 1 car, but in fact it is the ultimate track car made by Lotus! The Lotus Exos T125 is inspired by F1 cars and will give the ultimate experience of driving the ultimate racing car in the world. Mind you, for the privilege of driving it you got to have at least one million euros to spare. If you do have that money we advise you to get the car, because it weighs just 650 kg and is powered by a Cosworth GPV8 developing 650 hp (deliberately limited) and features very advanced carbon suspension and braking. [...]

Lotus Unveils RGB Special Editions

June 24, 2010 at 9:34 am

British sportscar maker Lotus has revealed a couple of special editions based on the Exige S and Elise SC, which are called the RGB editions in honour of their former chief engineer Roger Becker. These models feature special body color, as well as Mr.Becker’s signature and a numbered interior plaque. Unique colors you can choose form include Aspen White, Starlight Black, Solar Yellow & Carbon Grey. The Elise SC RGB Special Edition has a supercharged 217 hp (220 ps) 1.8 litre engine enabling it to have a 0-60 mph time of 4.3 seconds. The Exige S RGB Special Edition has the same engine but with 257hp (260 ps), thanks to the bigger intercoolers, and it can do 0-60 mph in [...]

Lotus Cosworth return to IndyCar

March 14, 2010 at 8:46 pm

In 2010 Lotus and Cosworth has teamed up with KV Racing to make a big comeback to IndyCar Series. The Lotus-Cosworth IndyCar will use the classic Racing Green and Yellow livery used on Lotus Racing cars in the 1950s and 1960s and this new livery will debut at the first USA round of the IndyCar Series. The history of Lotus and Indy Series begins from 1960s with the Lotus Type 38 driven by Jim Clark which won the Indianapolis 500 race. Dany Bahar, CEO of Group Lotus plc said, “Racing has always defined Lotus and on many occasions in motorsports history Lotus’ numerous innovations have re-defined racing. It’s only fitting that as the Lotus Racing name re-enters Formula 1, we [...]

Lotus Evora hits the roads

September 7, 2009 at 7:06 pm

The first all-new Lotus since the iconic Lotus Elise made its debut in 1995, The Lotus Evora enters the sports car market as currently the world’s only mid-engined 2+2. Powered by a Lotus-tuned 3.5-litre V6 engine producing 280 PS, and weighing just 1350 kg (prototype specification), the Lotus Evora promises breathtaking performance. During preliminary testing around the famous Nürburgring, the Lotus chassis engineers report that it is extremely agile and great fun to drive – even when clad with the full development disguise that hid the beautiful lines from the prying motor-industry paparazzi. Many Lotus dealers around the world have already received their demonstrators and Lotus has, so far, received orders for the next 5 months of production. Demand for [...]

Lotus Elise Club Racer

September 4, 2009 at 6:48 pm

Making its debut at the I.A.A. in Frankfurt 2009, the Special Edition Lotus Elise Club Racer introduces new and exclusive color schemes, bespoke interior and lightweight components all in a world class, high performance and low emission sportscar. 179 g/km CO2 0-60 mph in 5.7 seconds 0-100 km/h in 6.1 seconds Combined cycle fuel consumption: 37.2 mpg or 7.6l/100km The firm and supportive Elise seats are clad with lightweight microfibre comfort pads perfectly positioned to give the right amount of support with the minimal amount of weight, but still keeping the body colored seat shell partly exposed. The exterior body color theme is carried over to the transmission tunnel and combined with silver and black paint highlights, bisecting the cockpit [...]