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Mitch Kapor remembers Lotus' Macintosh bomb

After developing 1-2-3, the first popular spreadsheet for the IBM PC and compatibles, Lotus hoped history might repeat when it came to the Mac. But Lotus Jazz for the Mac failed to deliver.

By January 23, 2014

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Caterham Seven 160 and the birth of Lotus

The Caterham Seven 160 is the latest re-imagining of the classic Lotus 7. But what were the Lotus 1 through 6? XCAR looks into the muddy family tree that explains the very origins of Lotus.

February 28, 2014

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Sporting Trials and the Story of Lotus Cars

This is the little-known story of Lotus cars and the grassroots motorsport that inspired Colin Chapman to build super-lightweight race cars. Many folks may know a little bit about the original Lotus 7 from the 1950s, and their modern kit car incarnations, but what happened to the Lotuses numbered 1 through 6?

By February 27, 2014

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'Tron' designer creates Lotus motorcycle minus the blue glow

Designer Daniel Simon turns his unique aesthetic to the issue of creating a real motorcycle, the C-01 for Lotus.

By February 24, 2014

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Lotus Exige S Roadster: All other soft tops are sissy

Exige is a name given to the most potent cars Lotus produces, but does removing the roof dumb it down?

By January 11, 2014

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Lotus Exige Roadster S: Roofless and fast

The Lotus Exige S Roadster takes the roof off the hardcore Exige and makes it a little more sane for road use. It's still pretty crazy, though.

27 Images By January 11, 2014

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Is the Lotus Exige S The Ultimate Lotus?

It's small, light and fiercely powerful. The 345bhp Lotus Exige S may just be the best Lotus yet.

August 5, 2013

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Profile: Lotus Carlton

Vauxhall's new VXR8 goes on sale in December, which had me thinking about Luton's previous big bruiser saloons -- and the king of them all, the Lotus Carlton.

By November 23, 2013

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Can more power make the Lotus Elise better?

The Lotus Elise is praised for being lightweight, low-powered, and high fun. So what will turning the wick up to over 200bhp do to it?

By November 12, 2013

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The Lotus Elise S is proof that more power is a good thing (pictures)

The Lotus Elise is a perfect balance of handling and power, but what happens if you add more "go"? It turns out...good things happen.

15 Images By November 12, 2013