The Lotus Evora Weighs A Ton...And A Half

When the Lotus Evora debuted yesterday, we were surprised nobody made mention of the weight — it didn't show up during the live press conference, in any of the specs on the web, or in the initial press release. The real press release on the Evora has finally emerged and, drum roll, the figure is 1,350 kg, or 2,976 lbs. … » 7/23/08 8:30am 7/23/08 8:30am

Lotus Evora Debuts At British Motor Show

Sure, we already knew what the new 2+2 from Lotus looked like — but we didn't know the name — until now. It's called the Lotus Evora. Yes, with the stroke of the "E" key, Lotus has added yet another E-word to the lexicon of Lotus history. The Evora is equipped with a 276 HP Toyota V6 making 252 lb-ft of torque and a… » 7/22/08 8:01am 7/22/08 8:01am

The 2010 Lotus "Eagle" Has Landed With New Pictures, Analysis

The British motoring rags are clamoring to reveal "exclusive" details of the 2010 Lotus Eagle. Yesterday, CAR brought us the first shot of the exterior of the new Lotus 2+2. Today, Autocar brings us the first interior shots and details of the powertrain. Even Lotus has gotten in on the act, issuing a press release that's … » 7/16/08 11:00am 7/16/08 11:00am

FacelessPeople Ad Campaign Probably Attached To 2010 Lotus Eagle…

Ferrari played their cards extremely well with the 2009 Ferrari California debut — it was stylish, it was measured, and it had the motoring press lapping out of the palms of their hands (a perfect example is today's spy photo of a topless California; see how Wert just laps it up? ). Lotus seems to be copying that… » 7/03/08 8:20am 7/03/08 8:20am

2010 Lotus Eagle Teases Us Ahead Of British Motor Show

We've spent months seeing the 2010 Lotus Eagle in get-ups ranging from an old Lotus Esprit mule to an homage to the caped crusader with makeup and heavy camo obscura. Now, thanks to a single image making its way onto the internet by way of Lotus, we're now finally get our first idea of the Eagle's real shape. The… » 6/30/08 11:01am 6/30/08 11:01am

2010 Lotus Eagle Drives Around The Ring, Too Much Traffic In Gotham…

We can't get enough of the 2010 Lotus Eagle and its Batman-esque camo. We showed you photos of the Lotus Eagle at the Nürburgring about a week ago, and now we have what we're thinking is the accompanying video of it driving in and around the ring. As we see more angles it looks like perhaps that's a rich black or dark… » 5/15/08 11:20am 5/15/08 11:20am

2010 Lotus Eagle Laps Nürburgring, Continues Search For Joker


The upcoming Lotus 2+2 known as the "Eagle" was spotted again, this time at the Nürburgring. Unfortunately, it still is wearing the full camo inspired by Batman's mask. The report from Bridge To Gantry is that the Lotus isn't even doing hot laps, instead just cruising around at a casual pace. that's disappointing because … » 5/07/08 12:45pm 5/07/08 12:45pm

Lotus Eagle Revealed, One Piece At A Time

Those naughty folks at a Lotus are giving us the old "San Antonio Strip Tease" by releasing photos of the Lotus Eagle one piece at a time. While this doesn't give any hints to how the new 2+2 sports car is actually going to look, it does give some idea to as to the suspension setup. Using the new Versatile Vehicle… » 2/29/08 3:00pm 2/29/08 3:00pm

2010 Lotus Eagle 2+2 Has Landed, Looks Like Batman

The 2010 Lotus Eagle, the new Lotus 2+2 sports car we've all been waiting for, has possibly been spotted for the first time in production trim (we saw this possible Lotus Eagle mule testing in November). The driver of this prototype was unlucky enough to be captured just outside of the Bosch arctic testing facility,… » 2/26/08 11:10am 2/26/08 11:10am