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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 23 January 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 27 February 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 24 February 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 11 January 2014

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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 23 November 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 12 November 2013

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Elon Musk is the anonymous buyer of the James Bond Lotus submarine

After it was found languishing in storage, the famous amphibian Bond car was auctioned off for nearly $1 million. Better yet, it turns out SpaceX and Tesla CEO Elon Musk was the secret buyer.

By 17 October 2013

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James Bond's Lotus Esprit submarine car sells for $968,000

This unique prop spent years in a Long Island storage locker but can still drive under the waves.

By 10 September 2013

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Lotus founder Colin Chapman: The best and the brightest

Andrew Noakes profiles Lotus' founder and master engineer, Colin Chapman.

By 24 August 2013

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How can Lotus improve on the Exige S?

Exige is the name that Lotus gives to the most hard-core, extreme car it makes. This new one is beyond brilliant; so good, in fact, that we're not sure whether it can be improved upon.

By 6 August 2013