2010 Lotus Evora Cup

2010 Lotus Evora Cup

New Cars
14 Jan 2010
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Lotus has just announced that it will introduce the 2010 Lotus Evora Cup race car into an innovative European points based race series this year. The car was presented today at the Autosport International racing car show in Birmingham, UK where the 2010 Porsche 911 GT3 R also had its world premiere. The 2010 Lotus Evora Cup will extract power from a 4.0-litre V8 unit that produces 400 HP and compared to the street version, the race model is fitted with a Cima six speed sequential paddle shift dog gearbox designed for motor sport, as well as upgraded brakes, suspension and adjustable dampers. The 2010 Lotus Evora Cup has also undergone a 400 pounds weight loss program and…

Lotus Exige S Type 72

Lotus Exige S Type 72

New Cars
08 Jan 2010
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British sports car manufacturer Lotus has launched a new special edition model named the Exige S Type 72 as a tribute to their most successful F1 car ever, the Lotus Type 72 Formula One car. The Lotus Exige S Type 72 weights only 935 Kg and the powerfull supercharged intercooled engine with a rev limit of 8500 rpm enables it to sprint from 0 to 60 mph in 4.5 seconds and reach a top speed of 145 mph. The Sport Pack comes as standard on the Lotus Exige S Type 72 and includes a bespoke high quality interior, a T45 steel main roll hoop, Lotus Traction Control, twin oil coolers and an adjustable front anti-roll bar. Among special elements the Lotus Exige…

Lotus Exige Scura

Lotus Exige Scura

New Cars
19 Oct 2009
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A new special edition car coming from Lotus at the 41st edition Tokyo Motor Show called the Lotus Exige Scura will be showcased this month starting October 21st. The Lotus Exige Scura features a dramatic matt black paint finish and carbon fiber theme and will be limited to 35 units worldwide. The Lotus Exige Scura has undergone a weight reduction program and besides receiving a launch control system and variable slip traction control the British sports car has also been fitted with 2-way adjustable dampers for improved handling ans stability. All these modifications enable the Lotus Exige Scura to accelerate from 0 to 100 Km/h in 4.1 seconds and reach a top speed…

Lotus Evora named Performance Car of the Year 2009

Lotus Evora named Performance Car of the Year 2009

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19 Oct 2009
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In a competition that involved 30 strong contestants, with marques like Lamborghini, Ferrari, Porsche and Aston Martin involved, the Lotus Evora was named Performance Car of the Year 2009. Some of the testing stages included sessions on some of the greatest driving roads in UK and from the beginning Chris Chilton, Assistant Editor at Car Magazine was so impressed with the Lotus Evora’s handling that he said he would eat his Apple Mac if the mid-engined 2+2 didn’t win this year’s Performance Car of the Year. Chris added that the “”Lotus has managed to transfer everything that we love about the Elise to a bigger, more refined, more grown up platform…It couldn’t really…

2010 Lotus Exige Cup 260 photos and details

2010 Lotus Exige Cup 260 photos and details

New Cars
26 Aug 2009
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The British sports car manufacturer released photos and details with the 2010 Lotus Exige Cup 260, promising not only performance but also low fuel emissions. The 2010 Lotus Exige Cup 260 is fully homologated for road use in Europe and its Toyota sourced 4-cylinder powerplant outputs 260 horsepower, enabeling a 4.1 seconds 0 to 60 mph acceleration time. Whats even more impressive is the fact that the 2010 Lotus Exige Cup 260 releases only 199 grams of CO2 per Km and needs 8.5 litres of fuel per 100 km (33.2 mpg) in a combined cycle. Due to extensive use of carbon fibre plus a set of Motorsport lightweight wheels, the 2010 Lotus Exige Cup 260 weights just 890 Kg and comparing…

Lotus Evora vs Audi R8 V10 video

Lotus Evora vs Audi R8 V10 video

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19 Aug 2009
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After we’ve seen the Corvette ZR1 keeping up with a Lamborghini Murcielago, the crew from Autocar released another video featuring the Lotus Evora vs the Audi R8 V10. We don’t know exactly if this is some sort of teaser video as you cannot draw an exact conclusion after viewing it, but the fact that Autocar named the Lotus Evora the ‘best drivers car’ for 2009 after reviewing it side by side with 10 other sports cars, might indicate that they want to prove something. The 2010 Lotus Evora is powered by a Toyota sourced 3.5-litre V6 that can output 276 hp while the Audi R8 V10 has 525 hp at its disposal. Watch the Lotus Evora vs the Audi R8 V10 video after the jump…

Group Lotus denies association with F1 Team Lotus

Group Lotus denies association with F1 Team Lotus

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10 Jun 2009
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Group Lotus plc has just released an official statement informing that they are are not connected or affiliated to, nor in any other way associated with the newly announced “Team Lotus”. Today’s press release comes as a response to yesterday’s media announcing the “Team Lotus” that was registered by two ex-Lotus employees for participation in the 2010 Formula 1 championship. Lotus didn’t make any other official comments on this matter other than the fact they are now concentrating on exploring the opportunities present in the…

Lotus Evora first drive video

Lotus Evora first drive video

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12 May 2009
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The new Lotus Evora had its first drive in Scotland earlyer this month and we now bring you the first video featuring Hethel’s latest creation in action. Thanks to its 3.5-litre mid-mounted V6 powerplant the Evora has 276 horsepower and 342 Nm at its disposal, and is able to reach a top speed of 260 Km/h (162 mph). The Lotus Evora only needs approximately 5 seconds to accelerate from 0 to 100 Km/h (60 mph) and the way it is presented in the video the car sounds amazing and handles as well as any Lotus is expected. Watch the Lotus Evora first drive video after the…

Lotus Evora price

Lotus Evora price

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10 Mar 2009
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Lotus announces its first deliveries for the 2010 Evora along with details regarding packaging. The European customers will be the first to receive their 2010 Lotus Evora somewhere in May and the standard model features the 276 hp 3.5 liter V6 equiped with a 6 speed manual gearbox that takes the Evora from 0 to 60 mph in approximately 5 seconds and reaches a top speed of 160 mph. Optional equipment for the 2010 Lotus Evora includes sports ratio 6-speed manual transmission,
forged alloy wheels (18″ front and 19″rear), Bi-Xenon headlights and body colored power-fold door mirrors. Price for the 2010 Lotus Evora will vary from 61,874 euros for the 2+0 version…