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 the stripped down Exige V6 Cup, a car that firmly proves that less is more. We may now have to re-evaluate the meaning of hardcore.
It's small, light and fiercely powerful. The 345bhp Lotus Exige S may just be the best Lotus yet.
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.
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?
Designer Daniel Simon turns his unique aesthetic to the issue of creating a real motorcycle, the C-01 for Lotus.
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.
Exige is a name given to the most potent cars Lotus produces, but does removing the roof dumb it down?
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.
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.
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?