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Lotus Press Releases

On these pages we offer you links to (the text from) the official Lotus Press Releases. A very good source for the latest Lotus information! We sometimes also offer you other Lotus news here, even if it is not from a press release.

Lotus Formula One press releases can be found here.

If you have information or questions, please contact us by e-mail.


April 2018
  • The Lotus Exige Cup 430 Type 25
February 2018
January 2018
November 2017
October 2017
September 2017
August 2017
July 2017
May 2017
April 2017
March 2017
Januari 2017
November 2016
October 2016
September 2016
August 2016
July 2016
June 2016
May 2016
April 2016
March 2016
February 2016
January 2016
December 2015
November 2015
October 2015
  • Lotus Driving Academy adds Evora 400 to new driving experience fleet
September 2015
August 2015
July 2015
June 2015
May 2015
April 2015
March 2015
February 2015
January 2015
December 2014
  • David Marler appointed to Chief Engineer, Vehicle Test & Development at Lotus
November 2014
October 2014
September 2014
  • Lotus responds to the rumours that are circulating on Social Media and online.
  • Statement from Group Lotus concerning its worldwide workforce.
  • The Lotus Elise S Cup, a road-going variant of the Elise S Cup R completes testing.
  • Miguel Fragoso appointed as Engineering Director for Lotus
August 2014
May 2014
April 2014
February 2014


January 2014
December 2013
November 2013
September 2013
August 2013
July 2013
June 2013
May 2013
February 2013
January 2013
December 2012
November 2012
October 2012
August 2012
July 2012
June 2012
May 2012


April 2012
March 2012


February 2012
  • Deputy prime minister Nick Clegg names Lotus director “Industry Champion” for “Make it in Great Britain” campaign
January 2012
December 2011
November 2011
October 2011
September 2011
August 2011
July 2011
June 2011
May 2011
  • Lotus will rock you!
April 2011
March 2011
February 2011
January 2011
December 2010
November 2010
October 2010
September 2010
August 2010
July 2010
  • 73 Days to go. 35 Years after the introduction of the Lotus Esprit, something breathtaking will happen once again. Once more in Paris. Once more at the Motor Show. Perhaps a new Esprit? Perhaps not. Or perhaps even more?
June 2010
May 2010
April 2010
March 2010
February 2010
January 2010


December 2009
November 2009
October 2009
September 2009
August 2009
  • The 2010 Model Year Lotus Exige Cup 260: increased specification, improved efficiency and enhanced handling.
  • Autocar crown Evora "Britain's Best Driver’s Car 2009"
July 2009
June 2009
May 2009
April 2009
March 2009
February 2009
  • Lotus reveals flex-fuel engine concept to maximise fuel efficiency
    when running on renewable fuels or gasoline.
  • Al Ghassan Motors to Retail Lotus Cars in Saudi Arabia
January 2009
December 2008
November 2008
October 2008
September 2008
August 2008


July 2008 The Evora is here
Beautiful, functional and fun; the new green sportscar from Lotus
Lotus is Sixty and on Track with the Five Year Plan
The new distinctive, mid-engined, 2+2 sportscar from Lotus
Lotus Eco Elise


June 2008 Live the Lotus life competition
Lotus Wins Two High Profile Green Car Projects
Lotus Launches Clark Type 25 Elise SC
May 2008 Spyker Cars N.V. and Lotus Cars Ltd. Intensify Their Cooperation
Lotus Lightweight Structures


April 2008 Lotus Cars and Sony Entertainment celebrate release of Gran Tourismo 5 Prologue


March 2008 Exige S in Union Jack livery
Lotus celebrates diamond anniversary
entry level 2-Eleven
Europa 2008 range
Exige 270E Tri-fuel


February 2008 First glimpse of the eagerly awaited Project Eagle
Lotus Announces Introduction of Hybrid & Electric Vehicle Group
Low CO2 with high performance
New Group Lotus Website (news item, not a press release)
Elise SC 2008 (news item, not a press release)
Exige S Performance Pack (news item, not a press release)
Lotus and Mubadala sign memorandum of understanding
Lotus Sport Exige Cup 260


January 2008 Lotus Exige Sprint


December 2007 Lotus Continue Senior Fellowship with Loughborough University


November 2007 Lotus Elise S 40th Annivesary
Lotus Design Hot Wheels concept


October 2007 Lotus Engineering opens dedicated office in Japan
Big Boost to Lotus Line-up
Police in Lotus Exige


September 2007 Exige Club Racer


May 2007 Lotus Exige 265E at JSAE show in Yokahama


April 2007 Wind turbines to supply Lotus electricity needs


March 2007 Lotus Sport Cadena Targets Outright British GT Honours


February 2007 Lotus Integrated Exhaust Manifold

Lotus EVE Hybrid technology demonstrator

Lotus Europa S Luxury Touring Pack

Exige GT3 Concept Road Vehicle

The Lotus 2-Eleven - Track Day Driving Just Got Serious


January 2007 The ZAP-X Crossover Electric Car

ZAP and Lotus Engineering to Carry Out Feasibility Study for New Electric Car Concepts


December 2006 Model Year 2007 Lotus Sport Exige Cup 255


November 2006 Lotus and Youngman

Quadis to Retail Lotus Cars in Spain

Exige S British GT Special Edition


October 2006 Europa S gives local MP the “Blues”

Lotus Versatile Vehicle Architecture wins Major Aluminium Industry Award

Kimberley confirmed at helm of Lotus


September 2006 Lotus Sport Cadena Secure GT3 Team’s Championship

Solid Five Year Plan Heralds Three New Models


August 2006 Lotus Exige 265E Bio-Fuel Car


July 2006 Richburg Corporation Ltd to retail Lotus cars in Hong Kong


June 2006 Lotus Type 119c soapbox to battle for second title in Brooklands Soapbox Derby

Prices announced for the new Lotus Europa S

The new Lotus Elise S : Lotus re-enters the mainstream sportscar market with a vengeance!


May 2006 New High-Performance Sportscar to be Built at Hethel

Lotus Sport Cadena Announces 3rd Exige for British GT Championship

Michael J Kimberley back as CEO of Lotus!


April 2006 Lotus Sport Cadena race team to be based at Hethel


February 2006 Lotus Elise GT3 Cadena Race team

Lotus Exige S


January 2006 Lotus Type 1 watch


December 2005

Testing the Exige GT3

The new Lotus Europa S - "Business class by Lotus"


November 2005 Lotus Exige Cup and Lotus Exige Cup 240

New "flow battery" technology project to showcase Lotus Engineering's non-automotive engineering skills

Elise and Exige 2006 Model Year

Lotus Engineering adds extra power to Chevrolet's latest 4-cylinder performance car

North Carolina and Lotus Engineering to Design Advanced Vehicle Research Center


October 2005 Lotus Elise Sports Racer - more than just a colour scheme


September 2005 Group Lotus Plc "World Class Manufacturer of the Year"

Lotus Exige "Espionage" makes fashionable entrance at Harrods Truly British Event

Trevor Houghton-Berry appointed as Lotus Cars Head of Commercial Operations

Lotus Concept Car Contest

Lotus Exige Coming to America


August 2005 Lotus celebrates record year in U.S

Lotus Esprit claims top spot in two independent polls

Images of the new Lotus Circuit Car

Lotus Circuit Car will run for first time at Shelsley Walsh Centenary event

Lotus "Circuit Car" to debut at Shelsley Walsh


July 2005 New Lotus dealer in The Netherlands
July 2005 Renaud Gasc appointed as General Manager Europe of Lotus Cars
June 2005 The Lotus Circuit Car
March 2005 Lotus Engineering and Jacob Composite pusue composite car innovation
February 2005 Limited Edition Lotus Sport Exige 240R
Continuing to change the rules of niche vehicle development
January 2005 New Managing Director for Lotus Cars
Lotus technology combats louder interior of the modern car
Lotus Sport Exige
December, 2004 The Lotus Elise 111R wins the Sport Auto Award 2004 in Germany
20 000th Lotus Elise Drives Off The Production Line
Lotus Website Wins Award
March 2004 Lotus responds to the call from China
New Exige
Technical specifications new Exige
February 2004 The Last Esprit....
Elise 111R Price Realignment Europe
January 2004 Elise 111R
Official images of the 111R
November 2003 Lotus arrives in Mexico
October 2003 Changing the Rules of Niche Vehicle Development
September 2003 New Exige to change the rules
  A High Revving High Power Engine for the US Version of the Lotus Elise
  Lotus Excels at Training Young Engineers
July 2003 Lotus speeds to double honours at Goodwood
  Lotus and Eaton surge ahead with Camless Engine Technology
  Lotus pocket rocket prepares for Goodwood showdown
April 2003 New Lotus aims to be King of the Hill
  Lotus to head the grid in the FIA Sportscar Championship
March 2003 Geneva Stunner is Advanced to the Core