2018 Lotus Elise Cars Fast Cars 

2018 Lotus Elise Sprint 220

I’ve been wanting to drive a Lotus Elise pretty much my whole adult life. The Lotus Elise Story Few cars have been on sale for as long as the Lotus Elise. It’s incredibly rare for a car to remain fundamentally the same for two decades. Rarer still for it to remain competitive. But Lotus isn’t your average car company, never has been, probably never will be. Despite being owned by some pretty serious industrial giants. For a start, General Motors and Toyota shared ownership for a few months in the…

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Lotus 3-Eleven 430 Cars Fast Cars 

Lotus 3-Eleven 430 is the Fastest and Lastest

Lotus’ nutso 3-Eleven 430 is the last version of the road-going (in some countries) race car. The swansong 3-Eleven, limited to just 20 cars worldwide, will hold the crown as the fastest car around the company’s Hethel track. For at least six months, anyway. Whatever comes next will surely obliterate it. 3-Eleven 430 The 430 in the name obviously comes from the power figure – 430PS from the Toyota-sourced 3.5-litre Edelbrock-superchaged V6. 0-100km/h (0-62mph) passes in just 3.1 seconds for the 920kg carbon and aluminium monster. The kerb weight is…

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Lotus Esprit Cars 

Lotus 2020: Two New Cars

The Lotus 2020 plan is out. Again. The message from Jean-Marc Gales, Lotus CEO: Two new cars by 2020. And guess what? There’ll be an SUV as well. Some months after Chinese car company and Volvo owner Geely bought Lotus from Proton, Lotus’ future plans are out in the open. Well, a bit. Lotus 2020: Two New Cars Lotus made its name with sports cars, so by 2020 we’ll have two new cars. The first will replace either the Evora or Exige. The Evora runs on the newest of Lotus’…

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