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Wednesday Jul 23 |

Alfa's feisty 4C screams into SA

It's essentially a large go-kart with bodywork and a few comfort frills. Launched in South Africa this week, the mid-engined 4C sportscar is what the illustrious Italian marque refers to as the epitome of Alfa Romeo, the brand stripped to its essentials.


Related Topix: Coupe, Alfa Romeo 4C, Lotus Exige, Porsche Cayman, Porsche, Italy, World News,

Sat Jul 19, 2014


Watch a parade of five Lamborghinis make their way through a shopping mall

It's easy to forget that high-performance cars are not limited in size to something like a Lotus Elise or Mazda MX-5 .


Related Topix: Coupe, Convertible, Lotus Elise, Lamborghini, Lamborghini Aventador, Autos

Mon Jul 14, 2014


Lotus Exige V6 Cup takes extreme to the extreme

What separates a road car from a race car? You're looking at it. It's the Lotus Exige V6 Cup , a model based on what is already one of the most hardcore performance machines on the road, albeit upgraded to an even harder-core spec.


Related Topix: Coupe, Lotus Exige, Porsche, Hatchback, Convertible, Porsche 911, Autos

Fri Jul 11, 2014

Hindustan Times

September MX5 launch confirmed

Mazda will be taking the wraps off the fourth generation of its wonderful little roadster at a special event in Barcelona on September 3. No one could have predicted how successful the MX-5 would become when Mazda launched it back in 1989.


Related Topix: Mazda Miata, Mazda, Mazda Mx5, Lotus Elan, World Records

Thu Jul 10, 2014

Lotus Exige V6 Cup: Less Features, More Speed

The Exige S may have been the most hardcore Lotus we have driven to date but the British sportscar maker handed us the keys to what the stripped down Exige V6 Cup, a car that firmly proves that less is more.


Related Topix: Coupe, Lotus Exige


Veyron Replacement Will Get 1500 HP W16 Hybrid Power

Volkswagen's ultra high-end luxury brand Bugatti is once again seeking to be the manufacturer of the world's fastest production car after the title was nabbed away from the French marque by Texan tuning house Hennessey Performance.


Related Topix: Coupe, Lotus Exige

Wed Jul 09, 2014


Check out these cool jazz tracks inspired by great cars of the '70s

There's nothing like taking a drive with the perfect song playing that matches the mood and moment.


Related Topix: Coupe, Lotus Esprit, Porsche 928, Porsche, Hatchback, Jaguar, Jaguar XJS, Dodge Challenger, Dodge, Autos

Mon Jul 07, 2014


Elise Time Attack could be most extreme Lotus yet

The Lotus Elise has given birth to some seriously fast and varied machinery. Aside from Lotus' own models like the Exige , 2-Eleven , 340R and Europa , electric vehicles like the Tesla Roadster , not to mention the never-released Dodge Circuit and Detroit Electric SP:01 , are all based on the Elise's platform.


Related Topix: Coupe, Convertible, Lotus Elise, Lotus Exige, Tesla Roadster, Autos

Sun Jul 06, 2014

Paul Tan's Automotive News

Lotus achieves best quarter in 3 years, sales up 31%

Group Lotus has announced a 31% rise in global sales for its first financial quarter of 2014.


Related Topix: Coupe, Lotus Evora, Lotus Exige, Lotus Elise, Convertible

Fri Jul 04, 2014

Press & Sun-Bulletin

SCCA racer reunites with Runoffs winning car at Watkins Glen

Elivan Goulart is a quick study. The Sports Car Club of America racer from Shelton, Conn.


Related Topix: Shelton, CT, Coupe, Lotus Exige, Mazda Miata, Mazda

Thu Jul 03, 2014

Paddock Talk

Speedy Sisters Set For Success

In the testosterone-fuelled environment of predominantly male oriented motorsport, whilst it's not uncommon for females to compete, few actually succeed but that's about to change with the emergence of not one, but two speedy ladies from North Yorkshire.


Related Topix: Suzuki Swift, Hatchback, Suzuki, Sedan, Coupe, Lotus Exige

Tue Jul 01, 2014

Alpha Romeo Re-entering the US Market

While in Italy last year, it seemed like every time I saw a great-looking car coming toward me, it ended up being an Alpha Romeo.


Related Topix: Marketing, Coupe, Hatchback, Maserati, Maserati Coupe, Lotus Exige


Renault Sport Spider is the weirdo's Alfa Romeo 4C: Is the RHD Renault the Right Drive?

Yes, that's a Mazda Eunos Cosmo back there. Whoever runs this shop is cool as all hell.


Related Topix: Coupe, Alfa Romeo 4C, Convertible, Lotus Elise, France, World News, Autos

Mon Jun 30, 2014


Report: Detroit Electric is actually active in Detroit

Here's some news that will make the urban scavengers sifting through the ruins of the Motor City a little disappointed.

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Related Topix: Coupe, Lotus Evora, Convertible, Lotus Elise, Plymouth, MI

Sun Jun 29, 2014

Cars and Coffee packs hot wheels into lot at SteelStacks in Bethlehem

Many carrying hot cups of java, thousands of car enthusiasts, collectors and visitors browsed in a laid-back style everything from muscle cars to hot rods to vintage collectibles this morning at SteelStacks in Bethlehem .


Related Topix: Coupe, Lotus Evora, Ferrari, Convertible, Ferrari F430

Fri Jun 27, 2014

Business Journal

Lotus officially debuts in Amherst

As initially reported last winter, Lotus has signed a deal with Mike Barney Nissan to open a dealership - Lotus of Western New York.


Related Topix: Coupe, Lotus Evora, Amherst, NY, Huntington Station, NY, Auto Dealers, Buffalo, NY

Thu Jun 26, 2014

Motor Trend

Detroit Electric SP:01 to be Built in U.K., Not Detroit

Detroit Electric has revealed the production location and on-sale date for its Lotus Elise-based SP:01 electric roadster .


Related Topix: Coupe, Convertible, Lotus Elise, Tesla Model S, Sedan, Tesla Roadster, Electric Vehicle, Autos


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