Lotus

Lotus is a brand of sports cars founded in 1952 and based in Hethel, Norfolk, England. Currently owned by Proton, the state-run Malaysian automaker, Lotus is well known for its engineering expertise, particularly in the area of suspensions, and ability to create high-performance cars by keeping its cars as light in weight as possible.


2014 Lotus Evora
2014 Lotus Evora
MSRP:
$68,480
Engine:
3.5L V-6
MPG:
18 City / 26 HWY
2013 Lotus Evora
2013 Lotus Evora
MSRP:
$66,800
Engine:
3.5L V-6
MPG:
18 City / 26 HWY
2012 Lotus Evora
2012 Lotus Evora
MSRP:
$66,100
Engine:
3.5L V-6
MPG:
18 City / 26 HWY
2011 Lotus Elise
2011 Lotus Elise
MSRP:
$51,845
Engine:
1.8L I-4
MPG:
21 City / 27 HWY
2011 Lotus Evora
2011 Lotus Evora
MSRP:
$64,000
Engine:
3.5L V-6
MPG:
18 City / 26 HWY
2011 Lotus Exige
2011 Lotus Exige
MSRP:
$65,690
Engine:
1.8L I-4
MPG:
21 City / 27 HWY
‚Äč2015 Belgian Grand Prix is a return to scheduled programming

Autoblog recaps the 2015 Belgian Grand Prix, a race with a new start procedure, a fantastic pass by a rookie, a late-race blowout, and a commanding performance in front.
Lotus reveals Exige 360 Cup, limited to 50 cars

Limited to just 50 cars, Lotus is getting 10 more horsepower out of the Exige for the new 360 Cup. It's also adding lightweight parts for the front access panel and louvered rear to this race-ready coupe.
Lotus Elise returning to US in 2020

Lotus intends to bring the Elise back to America, but only once the next-generation version is ready in 2020. The prospect of modifying the current model for sale again in the US is off the table.

For Sale

2013 Lotus Evora
$79,900 / 9,900 miles / MD
1988 Lotus Esprit
$26,500 / 36,304 miles / MD
2010 Lotus Evora
$50,988 / 15,673 miles / MD
Xcar tosses the Lotus Evora 400 around in the rain

Xcar checks out the Lotus Evora 400 to see if the sports car can take the fight to Porsche.
Lotus recalls 2008-2011 Elise, Exige and 2011 Evora over fire fear

Lotus is recalling 860 vehicles after discovering that the oil cooler hose could detach from its fitting. Should the hose separate, it could spray oil on one of the lightweight car's tires, giving new meaning to the phrase "sudden loss of grip." The other case is, believe or not, more dire, as the spraying oil could hit the engine and ignite. Of course, neither situation is desirable, hence the recall.
Lotus recalling certain 2011 Evora S models for possible oil leak, fire

Last year about 80 examples of the 2011 Lotus Evora S were recalled over an issue with the oil feed pipe. The same number of 2011 Evora S', but with different manufacture dates, are back in the recall box again for a very similar issue; this time it's the engine oil cooler hose that could rupture and spray oil either onto the rear wheels or a hot engine part. Neither of those cases is good, and the latter could potentially lead to a fire.
Lotus Elise, Exige recalled over oil line fire risk

Lotus is recalling 451 examples of the Elise and Exige from the 2007 and 2008 model years. The cars in question, built from December 1, 2006 to October 31, 2007 could be affected by an oil cooler line that detaches from its fitting. If the line comes loose it could release oil onto the engine and possibly start a fire, or onto a tire and potentially cause a crash.