The Aston Martin DB5 and James Bond Are Killing Each Other

The Aston Martin DB5 and James Bond are both icons in their own right, and bringing them together for the first time in 1964's Goldfinger was a partnership so perfect the car has appeared in the spy's stories six more times in fifty years. And it has to stop - now. » 3/20/15 12:42pm 3/20/15 12:42pm

Lotus Built Its Own Hennessy Venom GT Back In The '90s

The Hennessey Venom GT could be the most insane vehicle every to qualify as a "production" car. Twelve-hundred horsepower, 2,548 pounds and 100% batshit. But who knew that years before John H. deconstructed, then reconstructed his magnum Lotus, Lotus built something eerily similar. The Lotus Elise GT1. » 7/09/12 3:00pm 7/09/12 3:00pm

How To Remove A Lotus Elise Engine in 2.5 Hours

Lotus cup driver Andreas Holzleithner enters the tortuous arena of his garage to pull the engine out of his Exige-bodied Mk1 Elise racer. Over two-and-a-half hours, how many licks will it take to get to the motor in the middle? » 5/09/12 2:30pm 5/09/12 2:30pm

Lotus Wants To Build Fatter Cars

We wanted to hear from Lotus about why their new lineup appears to contradict Lotus tradition of lightweight sports cars. Instead, Lotus CEO Dany Bahar told us Lotus was making its cars fat because it wants to. » 11/19/10 10:00am 11/19/10 10:00am

When You Think Lotus, Think Billy Baldwin And Sharon Stone

All of the Lotus models at the LA Auto Show were already revealed at Paris, much to the world's dissapointment. Lotus decided to again double down on our displeasure by using three old models to debut two sorta new ones. » 11/18/10 10:45am 11/18/10 10:45am

First Shots Of Hennessey Venom GT in The Wild

The Hennessey Venom GT made a surprise appearance at the famous weekly Cars & Coffee in Irvine, CA this morning. Check out the first pictures of the car in the 'merican wild. » 11/06/10 3:00pm 11/06/10 3:00pm

Hennessey Venom GT Coming To SEMA

The insane $1 million Hennessey Venom GT's managed to sneak into Texas without setting off any USGS seismic sensors. The Lotus-bodied, 1,200-hp V8-powered Venom GT will debut at SEMA next week, where it will embarrass outrageously-painted Hyundai Tiburons. » 10/26/10 11:01am 10/26/10 11:01am

Hennessey Venom GT: The 1,200 HP Veyron-Killer

The first production Elise-bodied, Corvette ZR1-powered Hennessey Venom GT adds a layer of shiny paint, but with 1,200 hp and a 2,548-pound curb weight the first customer will surely strip it back down to its carbon fiber body. » 6/14/10 1:00am 6/14/10 1:00am

700HP, Turbocharged, Supercharged Wide-Body Lotus Exige. Any Questions?

Hey you, insane person, here's your car. It's a turbocharged, supercharged and intercooled Lotus Exige with a claimed 550HP 700HP (!), a wide-body kit, fully race-prepped interior and weighing 2,150 lbs. The best part? It's for sale. Updated. » 6/03/10 3:30pm 6/03/10 3:30pm

Hennessey Venom GT Terrorizes Quaint English Countryside

Hennessey engineers descend on poor English countryfolk like Gamara on the citizenry of Toyko in this video of their Venom GT — a spectacularly terrifying 750 HP ZR1-engined Lotus Elise. » 4/14/10 12:30pm 4/14/10 12:30pm

This Is The 1,200 HP Hennessey Venom GT

The Hennesey Venom GT is what happens when you combine a proper British sports car with a simply brutish American powerplant and, after all the teasing, it was spied completely uncovered testing just days before its big reveal. Video below. » 3/26/10 5:15pm 3/26/10 5:15pm

Tainted Love - 2005 Lotus Elise for $19,500!

If the Queen ever knighted the Lotus Elise, its title could be Sir Costsalot because even used, it's pretty pricey. Well, today Nice Price or Crack Pipe has an Elise that's on the cheap - and its title is salvage. » 3/09/10 8:00am 3/09/10 8:00am

Watch The Lens, Buddy

The Vauxhall VX220's the answer to the question nobody would've thought to ask — what if GM built an Elise? TimesOnline called the resulting platform prostitution a "skateboard of a car." Now that's whoring we can get behind. [via SpiritedDrive] » 3/08/10 11:00am 3/08/10 11:00am

1000 HP Hennessey Venom GT Concept Gets Simulated, More Build Pics

The tremendously badass 1000HP Hennessey Venom GT Concept is taking shape and we've got new images of the build and digital renders of the car as well as shots of the Rainbow-Brite computational fluid dynamics simulations. This thing is sick. » 12/16/09 5:45pm 12/16/09 5:45pm

Hennessey 1000 HP Venom GT Concept: First Pictures

The Hennessey Venom GT concept sounds like the result of the world's greatest bet; A 1,000 HP twin-turbo LS9 V8 stuffed into the back of a 2,400-pound sports car. First photos and enticing details below. » 12/09/09 7:00pm 12/09/09 7:00pm

One-Off Lotus Elise Superlight Is Awesome

There are lunatic experimental builds and then there's this — a chopped-up, caged, Lotus Elise Superlight that's more race car than road car. But hey, it's got plates, and they're appropriate because you can't pronounce "XPRMTL" without saying "mental." » 12/04/09 2:00pm 12/04/09 2:00pm

Lotus-Driving Father Nearly Kills Son In Street Race

An idiot allegedly racing his Lotus Elise against a Porsche around Salt Lake City crashed into an oncoming car last night. Making this worse: his son was in the passenger seat, and he's the one in critical condition. » 8/28/09 1:15pm 8/28/09 1:15pm

Hertz Now Renting Lotus Elise, Exige In Italy

In yet another reason to visit Italy, Hertz announced yesterday a partnership with Lotus Cars to provide the Lotus Elise and Exige for rental. We are British Racing Green with envy. » 7/09/09 1:00pm 7/09/09 1:00pm