Truck Lotus team broke the record for long jump

March 8, 2015 at 19:42

Tractor Renault Team Lotus, which carries equipment for Formula 1, broke the world record for the long jump among truck with a trailer. Car, jumping on the trampoline, covered the distance of 25 meters. At the same time perform a stunt tractor drove racing car “Lotus”.
Partner “Lotus” this trick has become an American company EMC, which provides the racing team of IT-services. The company has helped calculate the optimum speed and angle of entry on the trampoline. In addition, a truck specially modified for the jump: were reinforced cabin, the driver’s seat and suspension, and the connection of the trailer and the tractor has been designed in such a way that the trailer is not “broken” in half.

Truck Lotus team picture

Truck Lotus team pics


Lotus introduced C-01

March 3, 2015 at 18:58

In June last year the racing team Kodewa presented without hype “rudiment” their future 200 powered hyper bike. Today they are ready to show the world the finished product under the brand name Lotus and declared “name” C-01.
Kodewa racing cars developed together with Lotus, but in this project last took direct participation: motorcycle design was developed co-owners Kalex – Holzer Group and designer Daniel Simon, and the design was carried out within the walls of Kodewa.

Lotus C-01 picture

Lotus C-01 pics

New Lotus Evora 400 2015

February 26, 2015 at 18:52

The company, known for its incredibly fast and stylish sports cars from aluminum and air slowly goes into oblivion, because of the great financial difficulties and lack of modern lineup. Even global brand expectations related to the launch in 2015 of a family looking coupe have not been confirmed, and instead regenerated Elan, Elite and Esprit at the upcoming Geneva Motor Show we will see a new modification of the charged Evora 400 – the last hope for a decent return of Lotus in the tops of automobile news.

Lotus Evora 400 2015 picture

Lotus Evora 400 2015 pics

Lotus Exige S Automatic launches in 2015

February 22, 2015 at 18:40

Lotus has expanded the lineup of Exige S automatic model. Fast and cleaner than its counterpart with manual transmission, Exige S Automatic is equipped with a automatic transmission with six steps that can shift gears only 240 milliseconds. Sport mode, which is equipped with a sports car, allows semitone raise infectivity, opening the exhaust bypass valve engine and increases the threshold slip traction control system dynamic performance.

Lotus Exige S picture

Lotus Exige S pics

Lotus Exige S has got an automatic gear box

February 12, 2015 at 00:51

Lotus Exige S has got an automatic gear box. Lotus Exige S sports car recently has got a version with an automatic transmission. The model is faster and more economical now than the Exige S with the mechanical gear box.
The new six-step automatic transmission is able to shift gears for 240 milliseconds. Also, the box has a mode of Sport, which can increase the sensitivity of the response when you press the accelerator, and also includes traction control system Dynamic Performance Management.

Lotus Exige S image

Lotus Exige S pics

Lotus Evora sports car risks becoming a crossover

February 10, 2015 at 00:49

Even small-scale producers of British sports cars, which have always been on your mind, and often ignored by the mainstream, can not stay away from fashion to “elevated” vehicles. Soon even sports coupes Lotus pretends to be conqueror of off-road.
However, a car that will join a family of Evora, hardly has the right to be called a crossover. According to the sources of edition Car, the preparation of a new version of engineers will increase ground clearance of sports coupe, and the designers will make it looks more brutal. The car, as well as all existing modifications Evora, will be rear-wheel drive – the development of all-wheel drive system in this situation would not have the chance to pay for itself.

Lotus Evora picture

Lotus Evora pics

Lotus F1 published images E23 Hybrid

February 4, 2015 at 19:46

The presentation of the car Lotus F1 2015 will take place in Jerez before the tests.
But the press service of the British team published the first computer-generated images of the new vehicle called E23 Hybrid.
Matthew Carter, executive director of Lotus F1: «The new E23 Hybrid opens a new era for Lotus F1. We have not only changed the supplier of the power plant by clicking on the Mercedes-Benz, but also did a lot of work this winter. Development department, aerodynamics and simulation have contributed to the development of the machine, which should allow us to take a big step forward, so we are optimistic forward to the season.

E23 Hybrid pics

E23 Hybrid picture