Chinese automotive group Zhejiang Geely Holding Group (Geely), which acquired Volvo Car Group from Ford Motor Company Volvo Car Group back in 2010, announced on their planned huge sum investment to automaker Lotus. This follows Geely acquisition of controlling stake in Group Lotus in 2017.
The folks at Turn 10 have recently announced the details on the January 2013 Recaro Car Pack and as is the case with many of the downloadable content (DLC) for the new open world racing game – the January Car Pack features a unique spread of vehicles that ranges from the 1983 GMC Vandura to the Lexus LFA Nürburgring Edition plus a special gift for those Horizon racers who purchased the Season Pass.
In February, Race Retro will take place in the United Kingdom and Team Lotus will be featuring the iconic Lotus 25 driven to victory in the 1963 World Championship by Jim Clark. Race legend Sir Sterling Moss will also debut at the event.
The 2013 North American International Auto Show in Detroit’s Cobo Hall is expected to be a biggie in terms of new model debuts and among those new model introductions will be the new Lexus IS – with an entirely redesigned look drawing much of its styling inspiration from the sporty Lexus LF-CC Concept.
Lotus is quietly and strategically placing itself as the alternative energy carmaker today. While the Evora 414E certainly shows a lot of potential, the company hasn’t committed to building it on yet but rumors of Infiniti Emerg-E and Alpine Renault abound.
Last night at a ritzy event in San Francisco California, the Lexus brand introduced the newest versions of their flagship LS sedan that included the traditional LS 460 and LS 460 L (long wheelbase) as well as the LS 600h L Hybrid and the new 2013 Lexus LS 460 F Sport.
Lotus has announced that they will not be attending the Paris Auto Salon this year, after making a huge splash two years ago with not one, but six concepts. Now, with top-level shakeups, the company is re-thinking its global strategy.
The July Car Pack for Forza Motorsport 4 hit the Xbox Live Marketplace earlier this week with ten new cars ranging from Hudson to McLaren – spanning 60 years of high performance in a variety of very different forms.
One of the enduring enigma of the car industry is why Lotus hasn’t developed an electric car, EV or at the very least a hybrid, HEV and even better a plug-in hybrid, PHEV. The Evora 414E answers that question and shows a lot of potential.
In a rare private workshop following the week of The Battery Show 2011, Lotus Engineering brought together a small group of journalists to its Sterling Heights, Michigan office for a Technical Press Workshop, a review of its technologies that will define the cars of the future.