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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 is launching a new Certificate of Provenance programme, revealing the first recipient as a stunning and celebrated Turbo Esprit that was the final ‘company car’ of Lotus founder Colin Chapman.  The 1981 model,...
The final drive out of 2016 was attended by members and enthusiasts from across the country. The morning started in front of the Coventry Transport Museum and ended up in the afternoon at the Fosseway Garden Centre where everyone...
The Lotus Elise has been awarded the prestigious Readers’ Champion award at the Autocar Awards 2019. In a recent poll, Autocar readers were invited to vote for their favourite icon from a list of...
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...
Rare and race-bred, the extreme limited-edition Lotus Elise Cup 260 packs the company’s passion for motorsport engineering into one of the most accomplished cars it has ever produced. Taking what’s widely regarded as the benchmark for intuitive handling and...
Lotus has hosted the Southern Hemisphere’s best track day, and biggest celebration of the Lotus brand, at Australia’s greatest race circuit – Mount Panorama. The iconic motorsport venue, home to the legendary Bathurst 12...
Taking pride of place on the front cover of the Lotus Drivers Club calendar for 2020 is a photo taken by Karl Shaw. Order your calendar The A4 calendar includes...
It’s been 20 years that Lotus unveiled their first version of the Exige, well known as one of the most agile sports cars in the world. Now, two decades later, an Austrian motorsport-engineer shows what is possible...
It's DRIVETRIBE launch day! Find out what it's all about, join our tribe, and start sharing your Lotus driving adventures with us. Mobile apps will also available today to download. iOS https://appsto.re/gb/PV6yfb.i Android https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.drivetribe
Dear Friends and Supporters We are thrilled to let you know that the new museum, with a new name and a new logo is under starters orders, due to open later this summer. The current...
The Lotus Drivers Club forum is such a useful tool. Our friend Eddie King posted up his intention to organise a club weekend away in the South West of England. It seemed a good idea to us to support...
The new manufacturing facility where Lotus will build the Evija all-electric hypercar is being readied for final prototype production.  Series production and first customer deliveries of the all-electric two-seater will begin in the summer.
No manufacturer has a model range like Lotus. Ferrari and Lamborghini supply haute-couture 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...
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...