Lotus Cancels The Esprit And Decides Lightweight Cars Are Just Fine

Remember when Lotus revealed an ambitious plan to release five all-new models in the next few years? Then remember when they cancelled four of them and kept working on the Esprit? Yeah, now they've cancelled the Esprit too, and all is right with the world. » 7/22/13 10:33am 7/22/13 10:33am

Lotus Cancels Nearly All Of Dany Bahar's Future Lotus Cars

At the 2010 Paris Motor Show, Lotus went nuts and introduced five new concept vehicles that were supposed to be introduced over the next six years. And at the 2011 LA Auto Show, Lotus announced they would enter IndyCar in 2012 as a new engine supplier. » 7/25/12 1:20pm 7/25/12 1:20pm

The Real Reason Lotus Fired CEO Dany Bahar Isn't The One They Gave

Officially, Lotus fired CEO Dany Bahar because he misused funds and not because he was a disaster in almost every way. Unofficially, we're hearing that Lotus Cars advisory board member "Maximum" Bob Lutz is telling people the opposite in private. » 7/16/12 3:20pm 7/16/12 3:20pm

Lotus Just Turned A Joke Into A PR Disaster On Facebook

In the annals of corporate history, I doubt any company has ever flipped their shit more completely than Lotus just did in this Facebook post. Meant to be a response to media reports about the automaker's financial problems, management instability, and one mostly harmless joke, it quickly became the ultimate example of … » 4/11/12 2:00pm 4/11/12 2:00pm

Lotus Will Continue To Ruin Company With Convertible Something

Lotus has produced some fine convertibles in the past — the original Seven, both front-and rear-drive Elans, the Elise — so you'd think a quirky announcement alluding to a new open-top model would be welcome. It might have been if it wasn't from Dany Bahar's Lotus. » 2/15/12 3:00pm 2/15/12 3:00pm

This is the joke Lotus has become

We don't normally print press releases, but no amount of spleen-venting about how Lotus has become a bunch of unrepentant starfuckers led by an over-coiffed little shit can better illustrate the joke Lotus now is than just printing their own drivel in full. » 5/11/11 4:30pm 5/11/11 4:30pm