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Lotus News

Lotus Carlton is created to be the fastest production saloon car and it did it. It is capable of doing 304 km/h (189 mph). The exterior differences between Lotus Carlton and the regular model are the rear spoiler, air intakes on the bonnet, Lotus badges on the front wings and bootlid, and considerably wider wheel arches. The engine is 3.6 liter twin-turbo with 377HP (281 kW) and a massive 568 (419 lb-ft) of torque. It is mated to a 6-speed manual ZF gearbox. 0 to 60 mph in 5.2 seconds.

Lotus has released new Elise Club Racer Edition. The sports car weighs just 876 kg (1 930 lb), which is 24 kg less than the regular car. The result is achieved thanks a lightweight battery and the removal of noise insulation material. The performance is also improved by adding a new Sport setting for the DPM system (Dynamic Performance Management) that works with the new sport suspension and adjustable anti-roll bar. Lotus Elise Club Racer Edition is powered by a 1.6-liter four cylinder VV

Mansory has revealed a tuned version of one of the best sports cars on the market - Lotus Evor. The car will be officially exhibited at the 2011 Geneva Motor Show. There are no further details about the Mansory Evora, but it will come with boosted engine, besides the new looks. The body kit includes a front spoiler lip, front air intakes surrounds, side skirts, a new rear bumper with an integrated diffuser and a rear wing. Mansory Lotus Evora also boasts  a carbon fiber roof, which will

hennessey venom gt [video]

Hennessey Venom GT is powered by 6.2 liter LS9 V8 taken from a Corvette ZR1, but boosted to the whopping 1200HP. The weight of the car is just 1 071 kg, so it has more horsepower than kilograms. The engine is mated to a Ricardo 6-speed gearbox and the performance is more than satisfying. 0 to 60 mph in 2.2 seconds and the tops speed is officially rated at 421 km/h (262 mph). The price is nice, too - 600 000 USD. The company will build just 10 units per year. Enjoy the video, where Jay L

Autocar tested the new Lotus Evora S and released a video review. The car is powered by 3.5 liter DOHC V6 VVT-i engine with 350PS (257 kW) at 7000RPM and 400Nm (295 lb-ft) of torque at 4500RPM. Evora S sprint from 0 to 100 km/h in just 4.6 seconds and the top speed is 276 km/h (172 mph). It comes with  with a new active exhaust that, at a push of a button, can emit some seriously deep sounds. Thanks to the super lightweight of just 1437kg, the car is able to offer offer a fuel consumption of up to 7.6 I/1

Hennessey has officially announced that its all-new mid-engine super sports car Venom GT will celebrate its US debut at the upcoming 2010 SEMA Show in Las Vegas at 2nd of November. The ultra high-performance monster sports a Hennessey-tuned 6.2L V-8 twin-turbo power unit that produces the head-turning 1,200 horsepower

lotus city car concept - small and practical

Lotus unveiled the City Car Concept, which is a 3-door, four-seat compact car with hybrid system. Despite of the enormous weight for such a small car - 1 400kg, it has satisfying performance characteristic. The total power output is 220 PS (162kW) and 240Nm, although the continuous power figure is a more modest 54 kW (73 PS). The 1.2 liter petrol engine can run also on ethanol and methanol. The engine produces power for the electric motor alone and doesn't drive the car on its own. Lotus City Car Concept acc

Another vehicle from Lotus at the Paris Motor Show – 2015 Lotus Elise. Although, most of the company’s cars look the same, they are much different. The new Elise features shark-inspired styling, floating taillights, and a number of carbon fiber components. The chassis is made entirely from aluminum for extra weight saving and improved handling. The small car is powered by 2.0 liter supercharged four-cylinder engine with 300PS (221kW) and a

Lotus revealed their Elan at the Paris Motor Show. The car looks a lot like Honda CRZ, but the performance is rather better. Lotus Elan is powered by 4.0 liter V6 with 450PS and 465Nm of torque. The mighty engine is mated with 7-speed DCT gearbox, which delivers the power to the rear wheels. The weight of Elan is just 1 295 kg (2 855 lb), so it accelerates from 0 to 100 km/h in 3.5 seconds and the top speed is 310km/h (193 mph). The company reports that there will be a hybrid variant of Elan, which will have emi

The lastest fashion is creating four-door coupe cars and Lotus  stuned everybody at the Paris Motor Show by revealing Eterne. The car is based on 2014 Elite, which means that it is powered by 5.0 liter V8 with 620PS and 720Nm. Furthermore, the company will provide a hybrid variant, which will use KERS (Kinetic Energy Recovery System). Lotus Eterne is planned to go on sale in 2015, priced at £120 000. Lotus Eterne: Layout:

2014 lotus elite with kers - kinetic energy recovery system

KERS in a production car? Yeah, right?! You may thought so, but Lotus have other opionion. They released first details about the 2014 Elite. The car is modern classic with 2+2 seats and astonishing design. The dimensions are 460cm in length, 190cm in width and 132cm in height. It features superb styling and  a retr

The latest track car from Lotus is the Exos Type 125, which aims directly at Ferrari, Pagani and Caparo. There will be just 25 units of Exos and the price will be as impressive as the car - £600 000. Lotus Exos Type 125 is powered by 3.5 litre Cosworth V8 revving to 10 800rpm and delivering 645bhp. Thanks to a ca