Lotus V8 to spawn four-cylinder
Jun26

Lotus V8 to spawn four-cylinder

Lotus is really moving forward with their upmarket directions. Instead of sourcing engines from their usual supplier – Toyota – Lotus has decided that they’d be developing engines on their own. Engine development isn’t cheap so Lotus will try to maximize the results that they will be getting in their effort to produce their own V8 engine. The modular 4.2L V8 engine that dishes out 562 hp can be split to create...

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Lotus Esprit: Better experience than Ferrari?
Jun21

Lotus Esprit: Better experience than Ferrari?

Lotus is ramping up its efforts in moving upmarket to compete with the mainstays of the supercar market – the likes of Ferrari, Lamborghini and Porsche. The Lotus Esprit is currently in the works and CEO Dany Bahar claims that the Esprit will offer a more “authentic” driving experience compared to rivals such as the Ferrari 458 Italia and the McLaren MP4-12C. Now that’s quite a claim. The car is reported to be...

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Lotus to build own engines
Jun07

Lotus to build own engines

I liked what Lotus has been doing for the past decade. The Elise, Exige and the Evora proved that lightweight techniques can create agile cars that are fun to drive but relatively cheaper to own than the more upmarket sports car marquees. Too bad Lotus is now going with  a different thrust. And for the longest time, Lotus relied on engine suppliers such as Toyota to power their cars. This will not be the case anymore as Lotus has also...

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