Space Age TVs Go Well With Lotuses

The 1968 Keracolor goggle was the first perfectly spherical television made from fiberglass. It was the brainchild of an Englishman called Arthur Bracegirdle, and cost as much as a a family car. But it was still cheaper than a Lotus Europa... » 2/22/13 2:44pm 2/22/13 2:44pm

Auto Europe: The Happiest Place On Earth

There's a dealership along Woodward, halfway between 14 and 15 Mile roads, it's called Auto Europe and among their currently-offered nameplates: Noble, Austin Healey, Mini, Jaguar, Porsche, Lotus and Ferrari. It's like a candy store for car nuts. » 8/20/10 4:30pm 8/20/10 4:30pm

Lotus Europa Down On The Los Angeles Street

This is Down On The Street Bonus Edition, where we check out interesting street-parked cars located in places other than the Island That Rust Forgot. Today has become a British Car DOTS-O-Rama Sunday! » 11/15/09 9:45pm 11/15/09 9:45pm

Dodge Circuit EV Not Yet Dead?

Car and Driver's reporting the Lotus Europa-based Dodge Circuit EV electric car may not be dead after all, proven by multiple sightings of test mules at Chrysler's various testing facilities. » 7/22/09 10:30am 7/22/09 10:30am

Project Car Hell, Lotus On A Budget Edition: Elite or Europa?

Welcome to Project Car Hell, where you choose your eternity by selecting the project that's the coolest... and the most hellish! Doesn't everyone want to own a Lotus at some point? Hell yes! » 6/21/09 6:30pm 6/21/09 6:30pm

Dodge EV: 360 Degrees

The Dodge EV » 11/20/08 2:30pm 11/20/08 2:30pm concept was revealed in a flourish of showmanship directly ahead of the time the not-so-Big Three went before Congress , but the is the first time we're getting a close look at it. The Dodge EV, an all-electric version of the fitted with a Dodge badge, lithium-ion battery pack and an electric motor, is…

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…

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