Browsing the "Lotus" Tag

What Would Buddha Drive?

April 4th, 2014 | by Robyn Purchia

Here's a question for a spiritual twist to your typical Friday; if the Buddha were reborn into this world, what would he drive?

2015 Lotus Esprit V8 Not Dead Yet

March 20th, 2014 | by Jo Borrás

Lotus made big news when it announced it was ditching the reliable Toyota power plant for a new 2015 Lotus Esprit powered by a turbocharged all-Lotus V8- but that car hasn't happened

Elon Musk Wants To Turn Bond Sub Into A Tesla

October 21st, 2013 | by Christopher DeMorro

if I had a billion dollars, the first thing I’d try to do is start a car company, which is what Musk did. Musk also paid nearly $1 million for the Lotus Esprit submarine from the James Bond movie “The Spy Who Loved Me”, with intentions of making it functional with a Tesla drivetrain

Caterham Seven Gets 660cc Suzuki Turbo Engine

August 7th, 2013 | by Christopher DeMorro

No longer do you need big V8, V10, or V12 engines to produce a potent performance car, and new technology is allowing niche automakers to do more with less. English sports car legend Caterham has announced its new entry-level track car, the Caterham Seven will make due with a 660cc turbocharged three-banger from Suzuki

Missouri Teens Build Karmann Ghia EV

March 25th, 2013 | by Christopher DeMorro

Getting teenagers interested in STEM majors has proven difficult, but a Missouri-based program called MindDrive is taking outreach to a new level. This organization has helped at-risk teens build an awesome all-electric Karmann Ghia, helping them find a practical application for skills many young people dismiss out of hand

Detroit Electric Rises From The Grave To Sell Lotus-Based EV Coupes

March 25th, 2013 | by Christopher DeMorro

Once upon a time in America, electric vehicles were sold by the thousands, and the chief EV was the Detroit Electric, built by Anderson carriage. A few years ago, the Detroit Electric name was revived, with the hopes of selling a Lotus-based electric roadster. Now Detroit Electric is back, again, with the intention of selling an electric roadster based on...a Lotus

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