Lotus reveals electric sports car platform

A few weeks after announcing that it’s launching a family of battery-electric vehicles, Lotus has revealed what will underpin the sports cars. Built with a focus on lightness and the new structure was developed under Project LEVA that’s accelerating the creation of a new platform that preserves the brand’s focus on lightweighting. The result is […]

by Stefan Ogbac
Lotus will release four new all-electric models through 2026

As part of its electrification plan, Lotus has announced that it will build four new battery-electric vehicles by 2026. The first is a large SUV code-named the type 132, which is expected to arrive in 2022. It will be followed by a swoopy coupe-like four-door dubbed the type 133 one year later. In 2025, Lotus […]

by Stefan Ogbac
Lotus developing four new platforms, Emira last new model with ICE

Under the Vision80 transformation strategy, Lotus has doubled down on making sure its future is electric. In addition to partnering with several organizations to leverage their expertise in light weighting and motor sport, and improve knowledge on electrification, Lotus has announced four new platforms for its future lineup. Each one is dedicated to the type […]

by Stefan Ogbac
Lotus ER-9 design study showcases future EV endurance race car

Lotus has revealed a design study of what could become an endurance race car that may find its way into circuits by the 2030 season. Called the E-R9, this insane concept features a cool delta-wing-like body to maximize aerodynamics and a center canopy similar to what you’d find in a Le Mans prototype race car. […]

by Stefan Ogbac
Lotus teases future of vehicle lineup, most will be electric

Last year, Lotus said that it would be making one more gasoline-powered sports car before going entirely electric. The future is in electrons, and for a small make like Lotus, it’s better to embrace that future completely. That’s why this teaser released from Lotus is important to you. Many of those vehicles you see under […]

by Chad Kirchner
Alpine to go all-electric, announces collaboration with Lotus

Groupe Renault recently announced its intention to go all-in toward electrification and now we know plans for its Alpine division. That brand will be merged with two other entries, Renault Sports Cars, and Renault Sport Racing. All performance vehicle development and racing activity will now be housed under Alpine. As part of the Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi Alliance, […]

by Stefan Ogbac