Lotus Evora 414E Hybrid Photos

Lotus Evora 414E Hybrid Photos

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Photos with the Lotus Evora 414E Hybrid concept have been revealed today as this high performance plug-in hybrid debuted in Geneva. The Lotus Evora 414E Hybrid packs 414 PS (306 kW) and 400 Nm of torque generated by two electric motors backed by a 17 kWh Lithium Polymer battery pack that spin the wheels via a single speed transmission. The Lotus Evora 414E Hybrid range extender is a 1.2-litre…

Lotus Evora Carbon Concept

Lotus Evora Carbon Concept

Concept Cars
02 Mar 2010
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The Lotus Evora Carbon Concept was revealed at the Geneva Motor Show today. As the name suggests the Lotus Evora Carbon Concept makes use of fine materials like carbon fibre as well as alcantara leather at the interior while no mechanical improvements have been performed. So at the exterior the Lotus Evora Carbon Concept features carbon fiber front panels, a structural carbon fibre roof, an aggressive…

Lotus Evora 414E Hybrid

Lotus Evora 414E Hybrid

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25 Feb 2010
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At this year’s Geneva Motor Show the British automaker will unveil the Lotus Evora 414E Hybrid concept, a high performance car with a plug-in series hybrid drive system. The company says their Lotus Evora 414E Hybrid develops 414 PS (306 kW) and power is extracted from a pair of motors, each limited to providing 152 kW (207 PS/204 hp) and 400 Nm (295 lbft) of torque to each wheel via a single speed…

Lotus PROTON Concept

Lotus PROTON Concept

Concept Cars
23 Feb 2010
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The British Automaker announced it will unveil the Lotus PROTON Concept in Geneva next week. Powered by a 3 cylinder, 1.2 litre Lotus Range Extender engine and an electrical drive system, the Lotus PROTON Concept is a city car designed by Italdesign intended to offer low emissions. The Lotus PROTON Concept will be able to run in electric-only mode, and power will be sent to the wheels via a single-speed…

2010 Lotus Evora Cup

2010 Lotus Evora Cup

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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

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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

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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

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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

Videos
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…