Tag: Lotus

Lotus is planning on cutting 200 UK jobs

Lotus has revealed that it has been forced to to consider cutting 200 jobs from its two bases in Hethel, Norfolk and Wellsbourne, Warwickshire. The company has also revealed bleak financials, which have resulted in a loss of £145.1 million, an increase over 2021 which saw a loss of £86.6 million. The company has also only sold 576 cars in 2022. The only car Lotus produced was the Emira last […]

New four-cylinder Lotus Emira launches for £77k

Yesterday, Lotus debuted the new entry level version of the Emira which is now available with a four cylinder engine, sourced from Mercedes-AMG. The same engine is in use in the AMG A45 and C63 S E Performance to name a few. At this stage, it is the world’s most powerful four cylinder engine and in the Emira, it makes 360bhp with 317lb ft torque. Lotus have made some “fundamental […]

Lotus starts delivering the all-electric Eletre in China

In late March 2023, Lotus started to deliver the first units of the new all electric Eletre SUV in China. Given that Lotus is now a subsidiary of Geely, it is only fitting that Chinese customers get the new car first. Later this year, the company is planning on delivering the car to customers in the EU and UK. Lotus is also planning on launching the Eletre in the US […]

Lotus unveils brand new, all electric SUV called ‘Eletre’

Lotus has this week, introduced its first electric car and at the same time, it is its fist SUV. The fully electric Eletre will be the first of four EVs to come from Lotus by 2025 and marks the move from only producing sports cars for the historic British brand. The Eletre is about the same size as the Lamborghini Urus, at 5102mm long, 2131mm wide and 1630mm tall. However, […]

Lotus has now stopped production of the Elise, Exige and Evora

Lotus has now ended production of its iconic trio of models, the Elise, Exige and Evora, The first two have been around the longest, entering production around 20+ years ago and the final version of each model is to be kept in the Lotus heritage collection. Lotus did announce special final editions earlier this year which were sold in limited numbers. Going forward, the company is going to focus on […]

Lotus announces prices of new Emira sports car

Lotus is in the middle of a model shake up at the moment, with its existing models the Exige and Elise entering their final editions recently. The new Emira is the company’s first all new sports car in over 10 years and its a V6 powered two seater sports car, that looks like a high end super car. The Emira will have a starting price of £59,995 for the 2.0-litre […]

Lotus announces new special edition Elise and Exige models before discontinuation

This week Lotus has announced the very last version of the iconic Elise and Exige, after 20 years in production the two models will both have limited editions, with more power and exclusive design changes. This discontinuation of existing Lotus models comes after the news that Lotus is introducing an entire new family of products, the first of which being the Type 131 which will go into production later this […]