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Renault and Genii Capital have signed a letter of intent to transfer ownership of the Lotus F1 Team back to the French automaker, as it was before 2009.


Renault is poised to take the first major step in reacquiring the Lotus F1 Team from Genii Capital by paying an outstanding tax bill to the UK government in order to stave off the team's financial collapse.


The 2015 Japanese Grand Prix had more passing in the pits than on track, but Nico Hülkenberg and Max Verstappen did put on two more displays of carving through the field. Meanwhile, the cameras did their best to avoid Mercedes-AMG Petronas.


Autosport reports that Renault will return to F1 as a constructor, taking a 65-percent stake in the Lotus team. A top-team budget and ten-year investment is planned.


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.


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 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.


Xcar checks out the Lotus Evora 400 to see if the sports car can take the fight to Porsche.


While this might look like a Lotus, it isn't. What you see is actually the future Alpine being tested by Renault, wearing a clever disguise.


Lotus is bringing the new Evora 400, complete with the requisite safety upgrades, to the US later this year, with a lift-roof roadster variant to follow six months later as part of a renewed American push.


Lotus CEO Jean-Marc Gales has some interesting things to say about the new crossover the British automaker is developing for China... along with some other models in the pipeline.


China-Only, For Now

Lotus wants to have its crossover on the market in China in 2019, and the model might be exclusively sold there for some time. The company's goal is to produce a CUV that's lighter and better than a Porsche Macan.


Lotus has taken the wraps off the new 3-Eleven, a more extreme Exige that stands as its quickest, most expensive road-going production model to date, with 450 horsepower and no roof.


Lotus has announced a new push into the North American market, with headquarters moving to Ann Arbor, an expanded dealer network, and the new Evora 400 arriving in December.


Lotus has raised the price significantly for the new-and-improved Evora 400 revealed in Geneva this year, but is gives its customers a lot of performance and upgraded equipment for the extra scratch.


A new partnership with Goldstar will reportedly see a lightweight crossover from Lotus built in China for local consumption, targeting the Porsche Macan and stretching the Lotus ethos to the max.


Lotus has signed a joint venture agreement with China's Goldstar as the British sports-car maker looks to gain a foothold in the potentially lucrative market.


MotorWeek is looking back on some of the most famous supercars of the '80s in a video that shouldn't be missed. It features the Ferrari 328, Lamborghini Jalpa and Lotus Esprit Turbo, along with a look at the tech in the Porsche 959.


The Exige may be 15 years old, but Lotus is here to say it still has some tricks up its sleeve with the introduction of the weight-reduced, aerodynamically optimized new Exige S Club Racer.


It's been 20 years since Lotus first introduced the Elise, so to celebrate the occasion, the British automaker is offering a special 20th Anniversary edition of the sports car that changed it all.


Lotus could be the next sportscar manufacturer to sprout new doors as the company's board is expected to make a decision between a new crossover or sedan sometime soon.

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