Lotus built racing bolide for “Mad Max”

June 12, 2015 at 15:50

As a promotion team Lotus F1 and Warner Bros have built a unique concept car; Formula 1 called Lotus Mad Max Hybrid, which is equipped with a hybrid power plant, and flamethrowers, and is defended by spiked wheels.
Promotional force pilots Lotus Romain Grosjean and Pastor Maldonado took part in the shootings.

Lotus Mad Max Hybrid picture

Lotus Mad Max Hybrid pics


Lotus doesn’t support client cars in Formula-1

June 10, 2015 at 15:37

Managers of Lotus F1 are set strongly against plans to allow the use of client cars, which said yesterday Bernie Ecclestone.
The topic was actively discussed at the recent meeting of the Strategic Group, but teams like Force India, Sauber and Lotus now strongly opposed this measure.

Lotus E21 pics

Lotus E21 image

Lotus will release the first crossover in 2019

May 6, 2015 at 20:45

British sports car manufacturers implement its first off-road project by China.
These plans shared with the publication Autocar Lotus head Jean-Marc Jale. According to a top manager, the new SUV will be developed in the UK, but it is the first and main market will be China.
The first steps in this direction have already been made. In February, the Malaysian hostess Lotus – company Proton – signed a cooperation agreement with Chinese investors from the group Goldstar Heavy Industrial.

Lotus APX picture

Lotus APX pics

The legality of the new Lotus E22 Formula-1 is questioned

April 8, 2015 at 17:46

Lotus’s opponents have questioned the legality of the double nose, which is equipped with the new machine are the British stables. According to Auto Motor und Sport, the competing teams were sent to the International Automobile Federation (FIA) several requests with the requirement to clarify the legality of the construction Lotus E22. As a federation has responded to these appeals, is not specified.

Lotus E22 pics

Lotus E22 image

Engineers predicted handling difficulty of the bolide Lotus E22

April 5, 2015 at 17:37

The creator of a Formula 1 car Skalabroni Enrique said that the new machine Lotus team will be difficult to manage. In an interview with Omnicorse Argentine engineer explained that difficulties arise because of the irregular shape of the nose fairing. According to experts, the double nose of the car E22 provokes understeer, unstable behavior during rapid changes in the direction and unpredictable reactions to the actions of the pilots. Designer compared two ridges in front of the car with fins, pointing out that when you turn they will create a large torque.

Lotus E22 picture

Lotus E22 pics