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    Lotus shocks Paris Motor Show with five concept debuts
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    Lotus Esprit Concept - Click above for high-res image gallery
    It's been a while since something took us by surprise at an auto show. Usually we've seen the pictures and read the press releases a few days ahead of time, so there's nothing new revealed we weren't already expecting. Until today. We ...

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    Paris 2010: Lotus Elise Concept evolves the sports car [w/video]
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    2015 Lotus Elise Concept – Click above for high-res image gallery
    There's no denying that Lotus had lost its way prior to the release of the much-loved Elise. The company that Colin built had strayed from its roots of lightweight sports cars and drifted towards the exotic realm... and it ...

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    Lotus willing to build Evora-based sportscars for other automakers?
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    2010 Lotus Evora – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Lotus is considering offering up its latest sports car platforms to other automakers, and this isn't the first time. When the Elise debuted in the mid-90s, Lotus sold the chassis to form the basis of new lightweight coupes with ...

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    Rumormill: Lotus to show off next Esprit, two new GTs, one roadster in Paris
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    Getting closer to the Paris Motor Show, more is being revealed – or rumored, perhaps – about what will be on show. AutoExpress is predicting the appearance of five Lotus concepts at the end of September: a roadster, two front-engined grand tourers, and the new Esprit. Last month, we ...

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    Paris Preview: Lotus teases "Dawn of a new era," new Esprit finally arriving?
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    Just in time for the summer solstice, Lotus sent out a cryptic message to let us know that the next evolution of the brand will be unveiled at the Paris Motor Show. No other clues have been revealed, but we're guessing that a number of hints will be dropped over the course of the summer. There ...

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    Spy Shots: Lotus to upgrade Elise and Exige with V6 engine?
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    A Lotus Exige-based mule has again been spotted out and about wearing tacked-on fender extensions to facilitate a significantly wider track than current versions. Sources suggest that this machine is drawing power from the same Toyota-sourced 3.5-liter V6 found in the new Evora due to the fact that ...

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    First Drive: 2010 Lotus Evora delivers performance, civility and little concession
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    2010 Lotus Evora - Click above for high-res image gallery
    In a move that would have impressed Harry Houdini, Lotus has made one thousand pounds of vehicle mass seemingly disappear – yet we still know it's there. We're high in the mountains above San Diego, challenging corners in the 2010 ...

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    The Car That Could Solve Everything: European 2011 Lotus Elise S rated at 46.7 mpg
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    2011 Lotus Elise – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Particularly given its performance capabilities, the Lotus Elise has always been remarkably fuel efficient. The Elise (and its hardtop Exige sibling) have long been a rolling testament to the benefits of light weight. Thanks to a new ...

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    Video: Hennessey Venom GT spied out in the open
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    Hennessey Venom GT spied in public – Click above to watch the video after the jump
    The insane Hennessey Venom GT won't be revealed publicly until this year's Goodwood Festival of Speed (but come back this Monday at midnight for the full scoop), however, the crew at PistonHeads have recently ...

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    Geneva 2010: Evorified 2011 Lotus Elise shows its new nose
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    2011 Lotus Elise – Click above for a high-res image gallery
    It's been a long time coming, but the Lotus Elise has finally gone under the knife and gotten a new nose inspired by its 2+2 sibling. Available in both standard (189 horsepower) and SC (218 hp) guise, the 2011 Elise also benefits ...

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    Spotted in SoCal: Vauxhall VX220, a Lotus Elise in disguise
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    Vauxhall VX220 in a La Jolla garage - Click above for high-res image gallery
    If you spend any time hanging out in the same areas frequented by the affluent, you'll inevitably stumble across plenty of exotic motorized conveyances. Beverly Hills, Newport Beach and La Jolla, California are riddled ...

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    Geneva Preview: 2011 Lotus Elise gets Evora-esque facelift
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    2011 Lotus Elise – Click above for high-res image gallery
    For the first time in over seven years, the venerable Lotus Elise benefits from a substantial facelift. And if you're noticing a few cues cribbed from the Evora, your eyes aren't playing tricks on you. However, the new front fascia ...

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    Lotus vehicle engineering director Roger Becker retires after 44 years
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    If you have ever ridden in or driven any Lotus product produced in the last four decades, you have experienced the handiwork of Roger Becker. Becker has been the director of vehicle engineering at Lotus for more than two decades and has one of the most finely calibrated backsides in the business. ...

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    Frankfurt 2009: Melkus RS2000 provides thrills with history for big money
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    Melkus RS2000 -- Click above for high-res image gallery
    Three years ago Melkus, the historic, East German race car builder, released renderings of a gullwing sports car they wanted to have ready in 2009. It always makes us happy to see the passionate guy make big plans and then get them ...

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    Frankfurt 2009: Lotus Elise Club Racer and Exige Cup 260 give us that special feeling
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    Lotus Elise Club Racer and Exige Cup 260 - Click above for a high-res image gallery
    Another show, another pair of special editions from Lotus. This time around it's the Elise Club Racer and the Exige Cup 260, two lightweight specials based on the company's core product range. We brought you ...

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    Für Elise: New Lotus Club Racer model a lyrical composition of thrift with swift
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    Lotus Elise Club Racer - Click above for high-res image gallery
    Guess what? Yet another special edition of the Lotus Elise is scheduled to make a grand entrance at the Frankfurt Motor Show later this month. This one, called the Elise Club Racer, is based on the 134-horsepower Elise S, and we ...

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    Lotus begins offering supercharger kits for all NA Elises and Exiges
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    Lotus Elise - Click above for high-res image gallery
    Anyone who's picked up a Lotus Elise or Exige before the kids from Hethel began offering a factory supercharged engine, help is at hand. Drivers of normally aspirated Lotuses can now get a factory style blower kit from Lotus Cars USA. The ...

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    Hertz So Good: Lotus Elise SC joins Italian rent-a-car fleet
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    Lotus Elise SC fleet at Hertz Italiana – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Ever fantasize about driving an exotic sportscar around Italy? Well who hasn't. And there are plenty of companies on the peninsula that'll be glad to help you out. Count among them now car rental giant Hertz. But ...

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    Lotus becomes title sponsor of Lotus Challenge Series
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    Lotus Challenge Series - Click above for a high-res image gallery
    After attending the second event of the 2008 Lotus Challenge Series last May, we were convinced the up-start had potential. Lotus Cars USA seems to agree and has become the title sponsor for the 2009 season.In its inaugural year, ...

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    Tesla Motors and Lotus announce matching recall notices
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    Tesla Roadster - Click above for high-res image gallery
    Tesla Motors has announced its first-ever recall, affecting all 345 Roadsters the Silicon Valley automaker produced in 2008. According to the official recall notice from the NHTSA, the rear hub flange bolts on some vehicles may not be ...

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