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Evija: Lotus unveils world’s most powerful production car

Resurgent British sports car maker Lotus has unveiled the Evija, the world’s first all-electric British hypercar, at an exclusive event in London.

Hosted at the Royal Horticultural Halls, Victoria, over two sessions, more than 350 VIP guests attended. They were made up of international automotive, business, technology and design media, plus a host of UK business leaders, corporate and commercial partners, government officials, Lotus employees, racing drivers and other distinguished friends of the brand.

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

The world’s first fully electric British hypercar, the all-new Lotus Evija, has been revealed. With unparalleled performance and a target power output of 2,000 PS, it sets new standards in terms of advanced EV engineering. Quite simply, the Lotus Evija is the most powerful series production road car ever built. READ MORE

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Lotus celebrates ‘Speed Kings – Motorsport's Record Breakers’ at the Goodwood Festival of Speed 2019

The Goodwood Festival of Speed has finished for 2019 and Lotus had cause to celebrate throughout the four days with memorable events and activities following the theme of ‘Speed Kings – Motorsport's Record Breakers’

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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

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Lotus at the Goodwood Festival of Speed 2019

Lotus is following this year’s Goodwood Festival of Speed 2019 theme ‘Speed Kings – Motorsport's Record Breakers’ with a celebration of some of the most successful, pioneering and record-setting cars ever made, and the drivers that steered them.

Goodwood is the perfect setting for Lotus to follow up on last year’s 70th anniversary celebrations with an even greater presence in 2019.

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‘The future of Lotus looks brighter under Geely‘

Lotus has been something of an anomaly among Britain’s traditional car brands of late. While others have enjoyed success after success, the Norfolk firm has been desperately short of the investment needed to produce new models, and thus forced to continually bring to market different versions of the Elise and Evora.

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Lotus Exige review

The Lotus Exige is, without question, one of the best sports cars on sale today. The unassisted steering and lightweight body makes it one of the most engaging cars to drive, while the raucous V6 engine provides ample shove.

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Driving a vintage Lotus at the Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion

If the best thing you can do with a car is to drive it, then the best thing to do during Monterey Car Week is to drive a classic. I can think of no better place to drive a classic than at the Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion, so I packed up my 1956 Lotus Eleven sports racer and headed to California's Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca.

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Lotus 3-Eleven Tests At 'Ring, 7:00 Lap In Sight

Lotus says its open-top 3-Eleven is the "quickest and most powerful production Lotus road car ever."

But calling it a "road car" is subjective, because buyers in the United States won't be able to register the featherweight roadster, though race versions will be available. And that's just fine, as the latest Lotus will shine its brightest at the track.

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The New Lotus Evora Gt410 Sport

Relentless in its development of world-class sports cars, Lotus has unveiled the new Evora GT410 Sport to complete the revised line-up of Hethel’s fastest model.

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The New Lotus Exige Cup 430: Unlimited Edition

Unlimited in every sense, the new series production Exige Cup 430 is Lotus’ wildest incarnation of its fire-breathing, point-to-point two-seater sports car..

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Lotus wants to take on Ferrari with new models

Lotus is best known for its track-focused vehicles as of recent, but one day, the brand's new Chinese owner wants it to rival Ferrari and Porsche. So said the chief of Geely, An Cong Hui, whose company in May took a majority stake in Lotus, along with a major stake in Lotus parent company Proton.

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Lotus SUV could challenge Porsche Macan from 2022

Lotus’s first SUV is under development; brand aims for it to be lighter and more dynamic than rivals.

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Lotus planning two new sports car for 2020, then an SUV

In the spring of 2017, 51 percent of Lotus was acquired by Chinese automaker Geely. Since that time, rumblings about some much-needed fresh product have been trickling out of Lotus HQ. Now, according to a report today from Automotive News (subscription required), two new sports cars are being prepped for 2020, with an SUV to follow. Lotus CEO Jean-Marc Gales told Automotive News Europe that work on the SUV has already begun and it will be released a year or two after the sports cars.

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The Lotus Evora GT430 Is Killer

With the GT430, Lotus has transformed the Evora into something truly remarkable.

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Chinese carmaker Geely purchases majority stake in Lotus

Geely Holding confirms purchase of 51 per cent stake in Lotus and a board reshuffle, though Jean-Marc Gales remains Lotus CEO

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Lotus Evora 414E Hybrid

The 80th International Geneva Motor Show sees Lotus Engineering unveil the Lotus Evora 414E Hybrid concept, a high performance technology demonstrator with a plug-in series hybrid drive system and new technologies for enhanced driver involvement... Learn More

Back In Indy!

Lotus and Cosworth have entered into a new technical and commercial partnership with established IndyCar competitors KV Racing Technology to run in the 2010 IndyCar Series... Learn More

Evora Carbon Concept Makes Motorshow Debut

The multi-award winning Lotus Evora provides the basis of the stunning carbon design concept unveiled at the 80th Geneva Motorshow. The car boasts a stylish carbon fibre, leather and alcantara interior, aggressive carbon diffuser and an evocative high tech composite body... Learn More

Group Lotus and Cosworth Announce Strategic Partnership

Two of Britain's most renowned automotive names to become closely associated through a strategic partnership looking at the opportunity to develop high performance engines for Lotus road and race cars... Learn More

Lotus Evora Wins Car Magazine's Performance Car of the Year

The Lotus Evora beat strong competition from 29 other cars to win the title of Performance Car of the Year 2009. The prominent competition included cars from some of the greatest Marques in the world such as Lamborghini, Ferrari, Porsche and Aston Martin... Learn More

Lotus Developing Its Own Engines

One of the many questions hanging over Lotus since it revealed five cars at last fall's Paris auto show has been where it would find engines for these ambitious new models. Toyota? BMW? Somewhere else? The answer, it seems, is Lotus, as the English automaker is developing its own range of six- and eight-cylinder engines... Learn More

Lotus Type 125 Track Debut

Jean Alesi and James Rossiter put the F1 inspired race machine through its paces at the Autodromo di Vallelunga...Learn More

When Driving is in Your Blood

When driving is in your blood, you can't help but feel your pulse beat stronger when you catch sight of the new generation cars from Lotus. Powerful, sleek and stirring, they're the result of Lotus doing what it has always done with an unquenchable passion: innovate... Learn More

It's An Evora But Not As You Know It

Ahead of the official unveil at the Paris Motor Show on September 30th, Lotus announce the latest evolution of the award winning Evora - the Evora S and Evora IPS (Intelligent Precision Shift) option... Learn More

Exige S review By Henry Catchpole

The latest generation Lotus Exige S gets a supercharged V6 engine and mini-supercar styling. Learn More

Exige S evo Magazine co-Car of the Year Lotus

The supercharged 3.5 V6 Exige S secured the top honour from evo magazine's 'Car of the Year' test, marking the huge achievement of the entire Lotus workforce. Learn More

Lotus Evora S IPS vs Porsche 911 PDK - Road & Track April 2013 By Jack Baruth

Two very different approaches to the two-pedal 2+2 face off on the back roads and front straights of South Carolina. Learn More

Lotus Evora By Paul Meyers

Juxtaposed to the sports-car offerings of Lamborghini, Lexus, and Mercedes-Benz, the Lotus Evora ( may appear to be a small fish in a tank of great whites... Learn More

Double Distilled By Alex Cox

No manufacturer has a model range like Lotus. Ferrari and Lamborghini supply hautecouture with cars that are faster but less agile. Pagani and Bugatti, in their pursuit of shock and awe, make cars that are both more powerful and more intimidating... Learn More

Lotus Shock - Brilliant New Evora Takes on the World - And Wins

Does the best mid-engined coupe still come from Germany? To find out we pitched Porsche's Cayman S against two British built rivals - the new Lotus Evora and the Farbio GTS350... Learn More

2008 Lotus Exige S 240 - First Drive Review

Granted, we often get a bit technical here at Car and Driver, a nuance due in no small part to having an editor-in-chief who has an engineering degree from MIT and expects everyone to keep up with him during luncheon conversations, or at least nod enthusiastically... Learn More

First Drive: 2008 Lotus Exige S 240

We should get something out of the way immediately: If you're looking for a fun, light, responsive sports car, the Lotus Exige coupe is pretty much in a class by itself... Learn More

Driving Impression: 2008 Lotus Elise SC

Perfection for an extra $8230. That's the premium to pay for the new 2008 Elise Supercharged - it's worth every penny. Lotus USA arranged a drive of the new car along a route that is dear to my heart... Learn More

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