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New Lotus Elise S Cup – Roadgoing Variant of Elise S Cup R

After a successful first season of racing the Elise S Cup R completes the next stage of its development and is evolved with a road focus to bring a touch of motorsport to the road-going Elise.  Continue reading

Lotus F1 Team at Hungarian GP

Pastor Maldonado finished in thirteenth position whilst Romain Grosjean retired from an eventful and highly entertaining 2014 Hungarian Grand Prix. Heavy rain before the start of the race meant that all competitors started on intermediate tyres. The changing level of grip provided a challenge for all, with most drivers caught out at least once by the conditions during the course of the 70 laps.  Continue reading

Lotus F1 Team at British GP

Romain Grosjean came home twelfth whilst Pastor Maldonado was classified seventeenth in an eventful 2014 British Grand Prix at Silverstone. The race was red flagged after the first start and delayed whilst barriers were repaired, before a restart behind the safety car. Both cars ran a single pit stop strategy in the restarted race. Continue reading

Lotus Celebrates Formula 1 Provenance with Limited Edition ‘Exige LF1’

Fuelled by the excitement and anticipation of the 2014 Formula 1 season, Lotus gives its Exige S range a shot of race adrenaline with the Exige LF1 limited edition. 81 Lotus Exige S cars will receive a Lotus F1 Team inspired livery and interior trim to commemorate 81 Grand Prix victories won by the Lotus marque.

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Double Retirement for Lotus F1 Team at Canadian GP

Lotus F1 Team endured a double retirement at Canadian Grand Prix after Pastor Maldonado and Romain Grosjean both returned their cars to the pit garage before the end of the 70-lap race. Pastor suffered from a power unit related issue whilst Romain’s rear wing was damaged. Continue reading

Eighth Place at Monaco for Lotus F1 Team

Romain Grosjean took the chequered flag for his first time in the Monaco Grand Prix with a gritty drive to eighth in the final classification. Continue reading

Lotus F1 Team Take First Points Of The Season

Lotus F1 Team registered its first points of the 2014 season in the Spanish Grand Prix thanks to a sterling drive from Romain Grosjean from fifth on the grid to eighth come the chequered flag despite being down on power for more than three quarters of the 66 lap race around the Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya. Continue reading

Lotus F1 Team – Spanish GP Preview

After a top ten qualifying performance in Shanghai, Lotus F1 Team expects another step forward in Barcelona.

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Proton Appoints New Lotus CEO

PROTON Holdings Berhad (PROTON) has announced the appointment of Jean-Marc Gales as the new Chief Executive Officer of Group Lotus plc. Continue reading

proActive Magazine Issue 51 (Spring 2014) is now available!

The latest issue of Lotus Engineering’s quarterly automotive engineering magazine is now available.

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