Cars Tagged - Lotus

1957 Lotus Elite wallpaper thumbnail.

1957 Lotus Elite

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The Elite’s most distinctive feature was its highly innovative fiberglass monocoque construction, in which a stressed-skin unibody.

1962 Lotus Elan wallpaper thumbnail.

1962 Lotus Elan

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The Lotus Elan was launched in October 1962 at the British Motorshow, just as the Sixties started swinging.

1966 Lotus Europa wallpaper thumbnail.

1966 Lotus Europa

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The original Lotus Europa used Lotus founder Colin Chapman’s minimalist steel backbone chassis that was first used in the Lotus Elan.

1968 Lotus Elan S4 wallpaper thumbnail.

1968 Lotus Elan S4

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First introduced in 1962 as a roadster (Drop Head), an optional hardtop was offered in 1963 and a coupe (Fixed Head) version in 1965.

1968 Lotus Europa S2 wallpaper thumbnail.

1968 Lotus Europa S2

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The Europa S2, or Type 54, was introduced in April 1968.

1973 Lotus Elite wallpaper thumbnail.

1973 Lotus Elite

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Like all production Lotuses since the Elan, the Elite II used fiberglass for the hatchback bodyshell, mounted on a steel backbone chassis.

1976 Lotus Esprit wallpaper thumbnail.

1976 Lotus Esprit

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The Esprit was launched in October 1975 at the Paris Auto Show, and went into production in June 1976.

1980 Lotus Esprit Turbo wallpaper thumbnail.

1980 Lotus Esprit Turbo

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By the close of 1980, Lotus were effectively building three different models of Esprit, with distinct chassis designs and body moulds.

1990 Vauxhall Lotus Carlton wallpaper thumbnail.

1990 Vauxhall Lotus Carlton

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On its launch at the end of 1986 the Vauxhall Carlton earned itself the accolade of European Car of the Year.

1994 Lotus Elan Turbo SE wallpaper thumbnail.

1994 Lotus Elan Turbo SE

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The Lotus M100 Elan, launched in August 1989, was a two-seater, convertible sports car designed by Lotus.

1996 Lotus Elise wallpaper thumbnail.

1996 Lotus Elise

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The design philosophy of Lotus is “Performance through light weight”, a philosophy first adopted by the founder of Lotus, Colin Chapman.

1996 Lotus Esprit GT3 wallpaper thumbnail.

1996 Lotus Esprit GT3

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Alongside V8 models was produced the GT3, a turbocharged four-cylinder car with the type 920 2.0L chargecooled and turbocharged engine.

2002 Lotus Elise wallpaper thumbnail.

2002 Lotus Elise

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The Lotus Elise has a hand-finished fiberglass body shell atop its aluminium extrusion and bonded frame that provides a rigid platform.

2002 Lotus Esprit V8 wallpaper thumbnail.

2002 Lotus Esprit V8

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The Esprit V8 used Lotus’ self-developed all-aluminum, twin-turbocharged 90-degree V8, Code-named Type 918.

2005 Lotus Elise Spyder1 Custom wallpaper thumbnail.

2005 Lotus Elise Spyder1 Custom

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Inspired by only the purest of sports cars, the Spyder 1 focuses on performance through light weight.

2005 Lotus Exige Sport wallpaper thumbnail.

2005 Lotus Exige Sport

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The Lotus Sport Exige is directly developed from the road-going Lotus Exige that was unveiled at the Geneva Motorshow in 2004.

2005 Lotus Exige Sport 240R wallpaper thumbnail.

2005 Lotus Exige Sport 240R

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A limited edition high performance sportscar with total global build volumes kept strictly to 50 cars.

2006 Lotus Europa S wallpaper thumbnail.

2006 Lotus Europa S

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The new Lotus Europa S, a Grand Tourer inspired two-seater will provide Lotus a spectacular sportscar with significantly enhanced levels of touring and cruising capability.

2006 Lotus Exige S wallpaper thumbnail.

2006 Lotus Exige S

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The Lotus Exige S is the latest addition to the Lotus Exige range and is a real sportscar that redefines the term “Extreme Performance”.

2007 Lotus 2-Eleven wallpaper thumbnail.

2007 Lotus 2-Eleven

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The Lotus 2-Eleven is aimed at the true track day enthusiast, taking Colin Chapman’s philosophy of “Performance Through Light Weight” to its most extreme level yet.

2007 Lotus Elise S wallpaper thumbnail.

2007 Lotus Elise S

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As the new entry-level car, the Lotus Elise S may not be the fastest or quickest Elise in the range, but the acceleration, performance and handling is class leading.

2008 Lotus 2-Eleven wallpaper thumbnail.

2008 Lotus 2-Eleven

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The supercharged and intercooled 1.8L engine in the Lotus 2-Eleven has a maximum power output of 252 hp and a torque figure of 242 Nm.

2008 Lotus Elise R wallpaper thumbnail.

2008 Lotus Elise R

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This 189 hp Toyota-powered Elise derivative began a whole new era for Group Lotus, with new money, new marketing and a new engine.

2008 Lotus Elise SC wallpaper thumbnail.

2008 Lotus Elise SC

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The biggest news from the 2008 Model Year Lotus line-up is the introduction of the Supercharged Lotus Elise SC.

2009 Lotus Evora wallpaper thumbnail.

2009 Lotus Evora

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With its stunning visual impact, the Evora heralds an exciting new era for Lotus.

2009 Lotus Exige Cup 260 wallpaper thumbnail.

2009 Lotus Exige Cup 260

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The 2009 Lotus Exige Cup 260 is a direct development of the 2008 Exige Cup Car, using advanced light weight components and carbon fibre materials.

2010 Lotus Elan Concept wallpaper thumbnail.

2010 Lotus Elan Concept

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The Lotus Elan is the beating heart of the new Lotus line-up.

2010 Lotus Elise wallpaper thumbnail.

2010 Lotus Elise

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The new Lotus Elise probably has the lowest CO2 for its performance for any gasoline high performance sportscar in the world

2010 Lotus Elise Concept wallpaper thumbnail.

2010 Lotus Elise Concept

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The Lotus Elise due for release in 2015 is a sexy, agile beast of a car.