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Lotus unveils 1,492kW all-electric Evija hypercar

The Lotus Evija hypercar has made its world debut at an exclusive event in London. Billed as the world’s first all-electric British hypercar, striking two-seater EV tasked with re-establishing Lotus as a leader of engineering and design. Said to be the most powerful and dynamically accomplished road car Lotus has …

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Happy festive season and a very Happy New Year!

Well, it’s that time of the year again and the team here at ForceGT would like to wish everyone a safe and happy festive season and a very Happy New Year! We thank you for your support and look forward to bringing you more of what we all love in …

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Limited Lotus Exige Cup 430 Type 25 unveiled

Lotus has wheeled out another Exige-based limited edition, this time called the Lotus Exige Cup 430 Type 25. The name is a tribute to one of its most successful and influential Formula 1 cars of all time – the single seat Type 25 that dominated the 1963 season. Jean-Marc Gales, …

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Lotus Evora GT430 is the most powerful production Lotus ever

Following the successful introduction of the Lotus Evora 400 and Evora Sport 410 to global markets, Lotus has unveiled its most powerful road-going model ever – the Evora GT430. The flagship is powered by the same 3.5-litre V6 supercharged engine sourced from Toyota, but tweaked to produce 430hp (320kW), 24hp …

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Updated 2017 Lotus Elise range unveiled, incl. new Elise Sprint

Lotus has unveiled the significantly updated 2017 Lotus Elise range ahead of its European launch in April 2017, including the new and even lighter Sprint edition. Featuring a host of weight-saving items as standard and the revised styling from the Elise range, the Sprint hits the scale at just 798kg (dry …

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Lotus could get new owner as Proton up for sale

Lotus could potentially have a new owner as its parent, Malaysian carmaker Proton looks for a suitor. According to Automotive News Europe, DRB-Hicom which owns both companies, is looking to sell part of its stake in the loss making Proton, and has approached almost 20 carmakers to express its interest …

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Lotus unleashes track-only Elise Race 250

Lotus has unleashed its latest track-only racer, dubbed the Elise Race 250. Based on the Elise Cup 250, the model packs the same 1.8-litre supercharged petrol engine as its road going sibling, delivering 181kW and 250Nm of torque and married to a six-speed manual transmission. The similarities however, end there, …

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Lotus unveils lighter, faster Exige Sport 350

Lotus has unveiled its Exige Sport 350, which is lighter and faster than the previous model. Set to arrive in Australia in the middle of 2016, the Exige Sport tips the scales at just 1,125kg – 51kg lighter than the old Exige S, thanks to the Lotus lightweight extruded aluminium …

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Lotus documents 3-Eleven test programme in new video

Lotus has released a video documenting the new Lotus 3-Eleven successfully completing a two-week test programme at the fearsome and challenging Nürburgring Nordschleife circuit. The company says its main focus was on individual areas of expertise and vehicle set-up with a specific focus on aerodynamics, engine calibration, chassis tuning and …

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Lotus Elise 220 Cup launched from $119,990

Lotus has introduced a milder version of its track-only Elise S Cup R – the Lotus Elise 220 Cup. Priced from $119,990 plus on-roads, the new model is said to narrow the gap between race car and road going supercar like no other. To enable the transformation from race to …

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Lotus Exige 360 Cup introduced – not confirmed for Oz

Lotus has introduced the new limited edition Lotus Exige 360 Cup. Based on the Exige V6 Cup, the new model sports new lightweight panels and an increase in power. Limited to just 50 vehicles with each receiving a numbered Lotus Motorsport build plate, the Exige 360 Cup bespoke styling signals …

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Lotus 3-Eleven to have 308kW and weighs just 890kg

  Lotus has confirmed their 2-Eleven successor is in the works and will be called the 3-Eleven. Speaking with German publication, Auto Motor und Sport, Lotus CEO, Jean-Marc Gales said the 3-Eleven will be based on the Lotus Exige but will have a stiffer chassis. The car will also be …

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