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Lotus Australia changes hands

Australian distribution of Lotus has been handed to Sydney’s Simply Sports Cars dealership, with importer Ateco Automotive relinquishing the British brand after five years of flatlining sales. Simply Sports Cars (SSC) has become the top-selling Lotus dealership in the country

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2016 Lotus Evora 400

It is the day the UK voted to divorce Europe, but above the Lotus Evora 400 and NSW’s Wakefield Park Raceway the very British weather – 3.0°C, cloudy, raining – is not prepared to part ways. The two-thirds-reengineered coupe should

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Lotus Evora Sport 410, Exige Sport 350 debut locally

Lotus has launched a fresh local lineup with the 3.8sec 0-100km/h Exige Sport 350 now the company’s fastest offering, and joining a new hardcore flagship Evora Sport 410. The British sports car brand is heading for a new distributorship in

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Lotus Evora 400

Doesn’t look so different, does it? Don’t be fooled. The Lotus Evora 400 may look like it’s only had a nip and tuck at each end, but more than two thirds of its parts are new or revised. Most notable

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GENEVA MOTOR SHOW | Lotus unveils Elise Cup 250

Just when we thought the Elise’s hardcore appeal had reached its peak with the Cup 220, Lotus has taken the iconic roadster even further. Premiering at the Geneva Motor Show, the new Lotus Elise Cup 250 builds upon the 220’s

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Lotus Exige S Roadster

Surely a softer Lotus Exige is a bit like the McDonald’s healthy choice menu – the answer to a question no one was asking. But don’t worry, tweaking the suspension and losing the roof hasn’t turned the Exige S into

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Renault buys Lotus F1 team

Renault looks set to return to Formula 1 as a works entry in 2016 following an announcement that it has signed a letter of intent to take a controlling stake in the Lotus F1 team. The Lotus team has been

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Team Lotus F1 car for sale on Craigslist

Classifieds are sure to throw up an unusual gem every once in a while, but not often a Formula One car. An ‘authentic’ Team Lotus T128 F1 car has appeared on well-known American classifieds site Craigslist.org with a converted AU$136,907 price

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Lotus lands Elise 220 Cup down under

About a year ago Lotus armed its Elise with frightening aero and motorsport-only bits to define the track-only Cup R. Now it’s announced the 220 Cup, a road-registrable spin-off from the Cup R, is coming to Australia. Formerly known as

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Lightweight Lotus Exige 360 Cup revealed

The Lotus Exige isn’t the most obvious Biggest Loser candidate, but the 360 Cup limited edition has dropped another 42kg anyway. Now tipping the scales at just 1130kg, the Exige 360 Cup gives the 3.5-litre supercharged V6 engine even less

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