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Lotus legend Jim Clark – a national hero, one of the greatest drivers of his generation and a true motorsport icon – has been celebrated at the Bo’ness Revival Hillclimb 60 years after he competed at the...
Lotus is celebrating the all-electric Evija hypercar’s latest award win with a gallery of new images taken during a unique and inspiring collaboration with some of the UK’s most creative photographic talent. The celebrations...
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...
Unique Jim Clark special edition Evora GT410 Sport created to raise funds for the Jim Clark Trust Based on Clark’s famous Lotus Elan S2 road car with matching colour scheme and trim Unveiled at the Goodwood Festival of...
We all have schoolboy memories of sports cars including anything from Ferrari, Lamborghini, Jaguar, Aston Martin or whatever. The Lotus fits nicely in there as well, be it the truly fantastic shape of the Elite or the groundbreaking if...
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.
I have the privilege and honour of taking over Chicane from Simon, starting with the next issue. Simon has done an excellent job of running and managing what is undoubtably the best Lotus club magazine out there. I intend...
The origins of our club started in late 1976. It began when two or three Lotus owners met up at a pub (nothing new there then). One of the founder members was Gary Weston and being an enthusiastic friendly type it...
The Ragley Hall Classic Car Show has been running for over 20 years. Arthur and Barbara have been involved from the early days organising the clubs attendance at the prestigious event held at Ragley Hall in Warwickshire. They are...
Bright sunshine fell on the north of Bedfordshire as the peace was shattered by the thunder of unsilenced nitro injected V8 monsters. By 10.30am the pits were full of exotic machinery, blown V8 "Pops", Funny Cars, Karts, Bikes, Clubman...
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...
An exclusive new 20th Anniversary edition of one of the world’s most exhilarating and dynamic sports cars, the Exige Sport 410, has been unveiled by Lotus. Finished in a choice of vibrant new retro-inspired colours,...
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...
Substantial power increase to 430hp 920 kg and 467 hp per tonne 0-60 mph in 3.1 seconds, top speed of 180 mph Lightweight full carbon bodywork - exposed on the flanks Higher performance brakes and enhanced aerodynamics Limited...
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....