The Lotus Emeya: A New 4-Door Electric Supercar

The Lotus Emeya is an all-electric powerhouse that takes inspiration from the Eletre SUV, offering luxury, technology, and performance.

By Justin Cornelison | September 08, 2023
Lotus Eletre: All-Electric, Hyper-SUV

With aggressive styling, 3 models to choose from, and a starting price that is surprising under $100k, Lotus has come out swinging with their first 5-door production vehicle.

By Justin Cornelison | October 28, 2022
The Mind-Blowing Lotus Evija Fittipaldi Edition

What makes this car special?  The over 2,000hp (most ever in a series-production car)?  The John Player Special tribute paint-job?

By Justin Cornelison | October 17, 2022
The Design That Started A Dynasty

This Lotus 21, driven by Innes Ireland, captured the first victory ever for Team Lotus and Ireland’s only win in his F1 career.

By Tom Martin | September 30, 2021
The Insane Lotus Evija Made Its Production Debut At Goodwood

The all-electric Lotus Evija hypercar will make its long-awaited, production model debut at Goodwood SpeedWeek this weekend. Sharing tarmac with some of history’s greatest achievements in motorsports engineering is quite possibly the best way to introduce the world to the Evija, which represents the next chapter in performance and racing development for the legendary British brand.

By Peter Nelson | October 20, 2020
Historic Lotus 19 Comes To The Open Market For The First Time In 57 Years

One of the most significant Lotus 19s is set to take the classic car world by storm when it goes under the hammer at Silverstone Auctions Race Retro Sale on the 22nd and 23rd February at Stoneleigh Park.

By Guest Contributor | January 26, 2020
Video: POV Drive Of The New 2020 Lotus Evora GT

The best-sounding Evora ever? Feast your eyes upon this video that Tedward had the privilege of making!

By Winding Road Staff | December 20, 2019
Lotus Blossoms At Monterey Car Week With Evija Public Debut

The all-new Lotus Evija hypercar has made its public debut at the world-renowned Monterey Car Week

By Guest Contributor | August 20, 2019
Preview: 2016 Lotus Exige Sport 350

If there’s one auto manufacturer who has made an honest effort to stay true to its original ethos, it’s Lotus. To that end, Colin Chapman’s directive of “adding lightness” finds its way into the new Exige Sport 350. Now sitting at the top of the Exige range, the latest addition to the Lotus roster reaches near-supercar levels of quickness without resorting to excessive output to achieve it.

By Bradley Iger | December 14, 2015
WRR TV: 2014 Lotus Evora S – POV Track Test at Mid Ohio Sports Car Course

Ride along as Michael Kelly, President of the Ferrari Club of America, Ohio Chapter instructs us on a few hot laps around Mid Ohio Sports Car Course in a 2015 Lotus Evora S.

By Winding Road Staff | October 26, 2015
Preview: 2016 Lotus 3-Eleven

The annual Goodwood Festival of Speed in West Sussex, England is a buffet for the senses and a bucket list item for anyone with a fondness for motorsport and fast automobiles in general. Considering the theme and its locale, nowhere could be more appropriate for Lotus to take the wraps off their latest model, the 3-Eleven, which is both the fastest and most expensive road-going model the company has ever produced.

By Bradley Iger | June 26, 2015
Gallery: 10 Intriguing Formula One Cutaways

Our friends at Motorsport Retro bring us another set of very cool cutaway images, this time chronicling Formula One engineering throughout the years. There’s something truly fascinating about getting a peek underneath the skin of some of the most technologically advanced machines of their day. The level of detail is incredible from both artistic and engineering perspective – it’s hard to imagine how they managed to pack everything into such a small amount of space.

By Winding Road Staff | March 25, 2014
Racecar Profile: Lotus Elise S Cup R

Even in production trim, the Lotus Elise has earned a reputation for outstanding handling characteristics and a very engaging driving experience, which can partially be attributed to its light weight and mid-mounted engine. The race-only Elise S Cup R takes these fundamentals a step further to create a turnkey race car designed for private race teams that’s essentially ready to hit the track right out of the box.

By Winding Road Staff | February 13, 2014
Maldonado Finds a New Home at Lotus

After three years with Williams F1, the Venezuelan driver is poised to take over the vacant spot over at Lotus left by Kimi Raikkonen, who will be returning to the Scuderia Ferrari team for the 2014 season.

By Bradley Iger | December 02, 2013
Preview: Lotus Elise S Cup R

Lotus has announced its newest track toy, and it will be available to racers in the US. The Lotus Elise S Cup R in the 2014 Lotus Cup one-make race series in various countries throughout the world.

By John Beltz Snyder | November 13, 2013
Preview: Bulleta RF22

Bulleta is one of those niche automakers we love so well, and the California-based company has taken the wraps off a hot little supercar. The RF22 is based on the Lotus Exige, inspired by the F22 Raptor fighter jet, and was designed by Samhir Sadikhov, whose name you might know from his Aston Martin DBC renderings, or his second-place entry in the 2011 Ferrari World Design Challenge.

By John Beltz Snyder | August 30, 2013
Lotus Esprit Cancelled, New Variants To Come

Lotus will not be creating any of the new models it had planned, with the Esprit the latest to be cancelled. Instead, it will focus on selling variants of current models—Elise, Exige, and Evora.

By John Beltz Snyder | July 23, 2013
Forbidden Fruit: Lotus Elise S Club Racer

UK and continental Europe are getting yet another Lotus that will be denied to us here in North America. The Lotus Elise S Club Racer makes its debut at the Goodwood Festival Of Speed.

By John Beltz Snyder | July 09, 2013
Aston Martin Unveils Crowd-Sourced Gulf Racing Livery

Over the years, some racing liveries have grown more popular than others based on their record of success. The John Player Lotus F1 cars, Martini’s sponsorships of Porsche and a few other F1 teams, and Marlboro’s signature brand on a spate of F1 cars all come to mind when we’re talking about paint jobs. The poster child for liveries, though, comes from Gulf Oil.

By Brandon Turkus | June 18, 2013
Video: The Mazda MX-5 Is The Fastest Convertible In The World (Kind Of)

A few years back, Mini had a habit of trolling Porsche, attempting to goad the German brand to pit its thoroughbred 911 against a Mini at Road Atlanta. This automotive retelling of David and Goliath did not go David’s way, with the Porsche walking away victorious. Clearly, Mini could learn something from Mazda, as the maker of the MX-5 decided to pit its small, rear-drive convertible against a Lamborghini Gallardo Spyder LP550-2, a Chevrolet Corvette Grand Sport Convertible, a Ford Mustang V-6 Convertible, a Porsche 911 Carrera Convertible, and a Lotus Elise. Mazda did level the playing field, though.

By Brandon Turkus | June 06, 2013
Video: Lotus Exige S Roadster Coming This Summer

Lotus has published this fairly simple video to announce that it will be releasing a topless version of the Exige S in the summer of 2013. According to Lotus, the Exige S Roadster is in its final phases of testing, meaning it will be available in time for customers to enjoy some open-air motoring in some great weather.

By John Beltz Snyder | May 01, 2013


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