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Lotus embarks on an exciting new era today with the announcement of its first all-new product in more than a decade – set to become the first all-electric hypercar from a British manufacturer. Type...
Marking a return to the international racing arena, one of the most famous names in competitive motorsport, Lotus, launches its brand new Evora GT4 Concept. Using 70-plus years of engineering innovation on road and track, the iconic...
We have an exciting announcement to share! Following the Clubs success in last years prestigious awards we have continued the trend and have been shortlisted in 3 categories for The National Car Club...
Lotus and Williams Advanced Engineering announce a strategic technical partnership in which the companies will share research and development into advanced propulsion technologies. Lotus Engineering has extensive and proven expertise...
Group Lotus is delighted to announce two new senior appointments to its executive team, reporting to Lotus Cars CEO, Phil Popham. James Andrew joins from leading automotive and luxury communications agency, Influence Associates –...
Lotus Cars has posted its strongest sales results in seven years with 1,630 cars sold worldwide in 2018. Concluding a landmark year for the company, 2018 saw Lotus celebrate its 70th birthday, new majority ownership...
In 2005 Lotus Sport, the performance division of Lotus Cars Ltd, developed the Lotus Sport Exige, a direct motorsport derivative of the successful Lotus Exige. The Lotus designed and engineered racecar was manufactured...
Good news to start the new year - the long-standing Elise Trophy championship continues in 2019. The Elise Trophy was the first series to be launched in conjunction with MotorSport Vision Racing, and...
A fitting end to the 70th Anniversary year of Lotus and the company has one more reason to celebrate with EVO Magazine announcing that the Lotus Exige Sport 410 has been awarded Roadster of the Year 2018 in...
Taking pride of place on the front cover of the Lotus Drivers Club calendar for 2019 is a photo taken in The Pyrénées National Park by Sue Harding. Order your calendar
Marking its 70th anniversary, Lotus held a spectacular event to commemorate the significant milestone of founder Colin Chapman’s first Lotus, built in 1948. The home of Lotus in Hethel hosted 8,000 Lotus owners and enthusiasts...
Lotus Drivers Club Chicane Editor, David Tillyer, was interviewed yesterday by ITV Anglia about the upcoming Lotus Cars 70th anniversary celebration taking place on Saturday at Hethel and the search for the very first Lotus, the Mark I.
Calling on enthusiasts, collectors and car hunters worldwide, Lotus needs your help in tracking down the long-lost Lotus Mark I, the first car built by company founder Colin Chapman. As the British marque continues...
In a stunning new film launched today, Lotus Cars celebrates its anniversary in manufacturing outstanding sports cars, ahead of its 70th birthday event, by creating a unique logo on the test track at its HQ in Hethel....
The Lotus Drivers Club is extremely proud and grateful not only to be shortlisted for our first ever National Car Club Award but to be announced as the 2018 Winner of the award for Outstanding Online Presence by a Car...