Tesla Spokesman Takes Swipe At Dodge EV

A spokesman for Tesla » 10/15/08 6:15pm 10/15/08 6:15pm today confirms that they knew "something" about Chrysler's surprise reveal of a Lotus-based electric vehicle and essentially calls it vaporware. Darryl Siry, Tesla's VP of Global Sales, Marketing And Service responded to a question today about the , revealed last month, by saying "I think what it…

Lotus Celebrates 60 Years Of Simple, Lightweight Cars With A Diamond-Trimmed Lotus Europa

It's been 60 years of Lotus » 9/12/08 12:40pm 9/12/08 12:40pm, and in that time the British cottage automaker has produced a bevy of light, tossable cars that capture the essence of spirited driving. For that reason, we'll give them a bit of a break with their . That's right, this is a fully-loaded Europa with leather stripped off the most…

Welcome To Burnaby, Where The Europas And Beats Roam Free

We saw the Chuck D-centric Olds 98 in Toronto a couple weeks back, and now the Canadian contingent is back with a whole bunch of seriously rare machines for our enjoyment. Donkeyassman has spotted a Lotus Europa, Lotus Elan, Chevy Chevelle, Mazda Eunos, and a pair of Honda Beats in the city of Burnaby, B.C. So put on… » 4/29/08 3:00pm 4/29/08 3:00pm

Lotus Europa SE Revealed; Shows Off Pretty Smile, 222 Horsepower

There's no doubt the late-model Lotus Europa is a touring car with neither the punch nor the tautness of an Exige or Elise. But if you've got more than a slice of salami to transport, the Europa is your bastard. Here in Geneva, the company introduced a more upscale model, the SE (you go, 1984 naming conventions, you).… » 3/05/08 5:50am 3/05/08 5:50am

Lotus Europa Gets More Power, Entry-Level Model

The Lotus Europa is the Elise for people with bags to carry. Though not quite as light as the Elise, or as fast as the Exige, the Europa is a car you might be able to live with as your daily driver. Despite the addition of a bit of room and some creature comforts, the new Europa is still good for a 0-60 mph trot of… » 3/03/08 1:45pm 3/03/08 1:45pm